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Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

A north London Rabbi said it was his "religious and moral duty" to stand up for his beliefs at the Extinction Rebellion demos in the city.

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Extinction Rebellion plans ‘major disruption’ for Bank of England

Dozens of activists have gathered outside the Bank of England in a bid to cause "major disruption" to the banking sector.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Code-breaker Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note

Code-breaker Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note

Alan Turing has been chosen to feature on the new £50 note for his work as a computer scientist and code-breaker during WW2.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mark Carney

Chancellor launches search for next Bank of England boss

Chancellor launches search for next Bank of England boss

The search for the next governor of the Bank of England has been launched to replace Mark Carney when he stands down next January.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Helen Grant

MP calls for people from 'diverse' backgrounds to appear on banknotes

MP calls for people from 'diverse' backgrounds to appear on banknotes

Conservative MP Helen Grant has called for the Bank of England to feature people from black, Asian, or minority-ethnic backgrounds on banknotes.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Mark Carney

Bank of England are 'treating us like idiots', says David Davis MP

Bank of England 'treating us like idiots', says David Davis MP

The former Brexit Secretary has claimed the Bank of England's latest economic forecast is an "attempt to scare", and branded it "ludicrous".

Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith: No-deal Brexit forecasts are 'inutterable nonsense'

Iain Duncan Smith: No-deal Brexit forecasts are 'inutterable nonsense'

The Conservative MP has claimed the Bank of England's predictions that a no-deal Brexit could result in a recession are 'nonsense'.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018

Margaret Thatcher on long list of scientists to be face of new £50 note

Margaret Thatcher nominated alongside scientists to be a potential face of new £50 note

Margaret Thatcher nominated as scientist to be potential face of new £50 note

The Bank of England has released a list of scientists who have been nominated to feature on the new £50 note, which includes former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Bank of England Governor backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney backs Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has backed the Prime Minister’s EU Withdrawal Agreement and warned that a no deal Brexit would be the “worst outcome”.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

Bank of England

New £50 note will feature a prominent UK scientist, Bank of England reveals

New £50 note will feature a prominent UK scientist

The Bank of England has said that a prominent UK scientist will feature on its new £50 note, and are calling on the public to put forward nominations.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Bank of England warns of ‘pressing’ need for EU action to avoid no-deal Brexit risks

Bank of England warns of ‘pressing’ need for EU action to avoid no-deal Brexit risks

Bank of England warns of need for EU action to avoid no-deal Brexit risks

The Bank of England has warned that the need for action is now “pressing” to ward off the risks to trillion of pounds of financial products from a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit a ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and will lead to higher prices, as Prime Minister Theresa May cuts short her holiday to try and gain support for her Brexit plan.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Bank of England increases interest rates to highest level since 2009

Bank of England increases interest rates to highest level since 2009

Members of the nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to raise the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

New £10 note: The new security features which help ensure your money is genuine

New £10 note: The security features which ensure your money is genuine

New £10 note: The security features which ensure your money is genuine

You might be hunting for a new £10 note today, but it's important to check that it's a genuine note

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

'The Bank of England blame Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood MP

'Bank of England blames Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood MP

'Bank of England blames Brexit when the facts don't fit', says John Redwood

The MP for Wokingham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Bank of England cutting its growth forecasts for the year

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen', says economist

Brexit: Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen, says economist

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never happening'

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told MPs that Brexit is no longer the biggest threat to the economy, as it is growing more strongly than the Monetary Policy Committee predicted

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Brexit: George Galloway condemns 'lying' Bank of England economists and Sir Ivan Rogers

George Galloway condemns 'lying' Bank of England economists and Sir Ivan Rogers

In a monologue on his show, our presenter ripped into the Bank of England over their Brexit predictions and Sir Ivan Rogers

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Andrew Haldane 'crisis': 'it was a frank admission', says economist

Andrew Haldane 'Michael Fish' comments were just a frank admission of failure, says economist

Andrew Haldane's Michael Fish comments 'were just a frank admission of failure'

Haldane, the chief economist for the Bank of England, admitted his profession was 'in crisis' following the failure to predict Brexit and the 2008 crash

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

RBS stress test failure: 'A lot of banks now find themselves in an induced coma'

RBS and other banks are in 'an induced coma'

Mike Ingram tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that high interest rates are preventing banks from saving for a rainy day

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Lord Lawson calls for Mark Carney to stand down: 'He was expected to come up with something, I wouldn't call for him to go'

Mark Carney should stay at BoE despite Brexit criticism, says leading commentator

Brexit: Leading commentator says BoE's Carney should stay despite criticism

Lord Nigel Lawson has called for Mark carney to stand down after being involved in the Brexit debate

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for what he said pre-Brexit', says leading finance research director

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for his Brexit warnings', says leading finance research director

BoE Governor Carney 'made to look foolish for his Brexit warnings'

Mark Dampier, of Hargreaves Lansdown, was speaking to talkRADIO after figures showed Brexit has had little effect on the economy

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'We are on the verge of a recession unless something's done soon', says economist Chris Williamson

"We could be on the verge of a recession", warns economist Chris Williamson

"We could be on the verge of a recession", economist warns

Market specialist Chris Williamson says the government could be running out of options following Thursday's Bank of England interest-rate cut to 0.25%…

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says journalist Alex Brummer on Mark Carney's press conference

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says journalist Alex Brummer on Mark Carney's press conference

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says Alex Brummer

The Bank of England governor held a press conference today

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Jon Holmes gets the info on the 'sticky' five pound note

Cash crisis: Sticky new £5 note is not top gear, reveals Jon Holmes

Cash crisis: Sticky new £5 note is not top gear, reveals Jon Holmes

Reporter Cornelius was live at 'the Bank of England' to report on an eagerly anticipated relaunch