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Barclays funnelled £1.5bn to Europe's biggest coal companies despite climate crisis pledge

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

UK bank named as one of top funders of thermal coal firms, after announcing net zero commitment in March
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'Big Dog' Barclays boss apologises for calling high-flying city financier Amanda Staveley a 'tart'

'Big Dog' Barclays boss apologises for calling high-flying city financier Amanda Staveley a 'tart'

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Roger Jenkins and Richard Boath, discussed Amanda Staveley during a telephone call in October 2008.
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Former Barclays boss apologises for Amanda Staveley 'tart' reference

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Roger Jenkins made comments during 2008 crisis negotiations with investors, court told A former Barclays executive has apologised in court for calling financier Amanda Staveley...
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Former Barclays boss who called businesswoman ‘the tart' apologises

18 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

A former Barclays boss who referred to a businesswoman embroiled in a £1.6 billion High Court battle with the bank as “the tart” has made a public apology.
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Barclay's boss Roger 'Big Dog' Jenkins leaves with a £50m payoff

Barclay's boss Roger 'Big Dog' Jenkins leaves with a £50m payoff

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Roger Jenkins, 64, who once dated supermodel Elle MacPherson, called top financier Amanda Staveley a 'dolly bird' and a 'tart' as he fought for the £7bn investment in autumn 2008.
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Ex-Barclays boss caught up in fight with businesswoman ‘earned £39m a year'

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A former Barclays boss caught up in a £1.6 billion High Court battle involving the bank and a businesswoman earned nearly £40 million a year, and left with an “exit package”...
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Coronavirus can remain airborne 'for more than an hour', SAGE expert warns

Coronavirus can remain airborne 'for more than an hour', SAGE expert warns

2 days ago   |   The Mirror

Prof Wendy Barclay of Imperial College London warned Covid-19 'can remain viable' in very small droplets in the air - not just surfaces that you touch
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Weekly trivia: What special request do the Rolling Stones make when on tour?

Weekly trivia: What special request do the Rolling Stones make when on tour?

3 days ago   |   The Spectator

Every weekend Spectator Life brings you doses of topical trivia - facts, figures and anecdotes inspired by the current week's dates in history... July 11 Reg Varney. The On...
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Bevin, the working-class John Bull who stood up to Stalin and has no successors in today's Labour Party

3 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Ernest Bevin: Labour's Churchill by Andrew Adonis Andrew Adonis has chosen a magnificent subject. Ernest Bevin was recognised by everyone he met in the 30 years before his...
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End of an era as popular Perth businessman stands down after five decades

4 days ago   |   The Courier

One of Perth's best known businessmen is stepping down after more than five decades of trading.
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Edward Colston statue replaced at dawn by Black Lives Matter protester sculpture

Edward Colston statue replaced at dawn by Black Lives Matter protester sculpture

A sculpture of a black woman, Jen Reid, now stands on the plinth in Bristol where a statue of slave trader Edward Colston was toppled by Black Lives Matter protesters last month Read more ...

Pep Guardiola takes aim at Alex Ferguson, Arsene Wenger, Jurgen Klopp and...

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It's Doctor Rashford! Manchester United striker set to receive honorary doctorate

Marcus Rashford will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester this summer for his campaign against child poverty. Read more ...

Man arrested in relation to murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry

Man arrested in relation to murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry

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Thiago Alcantara poised to seal Manchester United transfer over Liverpool

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Kai Havertz reluctant to commit to Chelsea transfer, but Real Madrid face...

Kai Havertz reluctant to commit to Chelsea transfer, but Real Madrid face hurdle to get signing done too

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Queen invites Captain Tom Moore to Windsor Castle for emotional knighthood...

Queen invites Captain Tom Moore to Windsor Castle for emotional knighthood ceremony

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Arsenal 'will have to pay £23m if they want to sign Dani Ceballos permanently'

Arsenal 'will have to pay £23m if they want to sign Dani Ceballos permanently'

Real Madrid have reportedly set their price to take Dani Ceballos away from the Bernabeu this summer - £23million. The midfielder has spent this season on loan at Arsenal. Read more ...

Solskjaer will listen to offers for unwanted Man Utd sextet

Solskjaer will listen to offers for unwanted Man Utd sextet

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to bolster his summer transfer kitty by offloading as many as six players at Manchester United this summer, according to a report. The Telegraph... Read more ...

Meghan Markle's First Public Speech Post-Exit Was About Calling Out Power

Meghan Markle's First Public Speech Post-Exit Was About Calling Out Power

In her first public speech since her break from the Royal Family earlier this year, Meghan Markle focused on powerful institutions and the importance of challenging established... Read more ...