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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s brother-in-law has been killed in Damascus Scottish news: Syrian bomb kills Assad’s brother-in-law by Karla Healion  It has been reported that Syria’s Defence Minister, who is also President Bashar al-Assad’s brother-in-law, has been killed in a suicide bombing. Reports from local and state media earlier today allege...

by Cameron Ings-Hodgson Scottish news: Mervyn King defends Libor record to MPs The Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, reiterated that he had no knowledge of the Libor manipulation problem after being pressed on the matter by the Treasury Select Committee today alongside his Deputy Governor Paul...

With allegations of widespread fraud and failure in the banking sector top executives feel it is sanction enough to forego bonuses and say sorry Scottish news: Libor scandal spreads by Jamie Mann The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is moving into the media spotlight after dismissing four traders following allegations...

Britain's banks are receiving new rescue packages whilst Westminster's austerity programme fails to contain rocketing UK debt   Scottish news: Bank chaos blamed on 'computer glitch' by Laura Latre and Alex Porter RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank customers have all faced financial chaos unable to make withdrawals and transfers from their accounts...