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RBS cautions against a restart of sale of taxpayers' 71% stake

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Royal Bank of Scotland directors have faced angry questioning from shareholders over planned branch closures and the bank’s treatment of small businesses – and the bank’s finance chief has warned that now may not the best time for the government to restart sales of the taxpayers’ 71% stake in the lender.

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Rafael Benitez, the Newcastle United manager looks on during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United at John Smith's Stadium on August 20, 2017 in...

Walker’s Nottingham Forest winner increases gloom for Newcastle

An August evening filled with kamikaze defending, frenetic attacking and sheer tactical anarchy was finally settled by an extra-time winner from Tyler Walker, son of the Nottingham Forest legend Des. It condemned Newcastle United to a third straight defeat of the new season, heightening the sense of looming crisis threatening to engulf Rafael Benítez and his politically tense club.

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