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Wyelands Bank, majority-owned by steel tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, faces being wound up if it fails to find a buyer after he refused to support a call for new investment. The bank, which was ordered by the Bank of England two months ago to repay customer deposits amid fears over Wyelands’ financial position, said it was […]

A listed provider of fund administration services has become the latest quoted UK company to attract takeover interest from a private equity bidder. Sky News has learnt that Cinven has made an approach to Sanne which values it at about £1.3bn. City sources said that the buyout firm, which has an extensive portfolio of investments […]

David Cameron has blamed a spelling mistake for a text message in which he appeared to show advance knowledge of a Bank of England interest rate cut. Ahead of two select committee hearings Mr Cameron’s text exchange with Tom Scholar, the treasury’s top civil servant, was published. It included a text which read: “Never quite […]

A former Metropolitan Police officer has been jailed for helping a drug gang steal money from other gangs. Kashif Mahmood, 32, from Harlow in Essex, seized hundreds of pounds for an organised crime gang controlled from Dubai. The gang was told when money was on the move so Mahmood could intercept it, dressed in his […]

The Duke of Sussex has compared his royal life to “a mixture between The Truman show and being in a zoo” in a new interview. Harry, who is father to two-year-old Archie and is due to welcome a baby girl with wife Meghan, also said he wants to “break the cycle” of the “pain and […]

Another 636,647 coronavirus vaccination shots were administered yesterday, with almost 19 million people now having had two jabs. It comes as the government announced that people aged 18 and over would be able to get jabs in some areas of Blackburn following a rise in cases of the Indian variant of concern. Some 2,657 new […]