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We Haven't Solved 'Too Big to Fail': BoE's Haldane

Too Big To Fail

U.K. banks are still lending too little to the real economy, according to Andrew Haldane, the BoE's executive director for financial stability, and combating a "too big to fail" mentality is still unfinished business.

Bankers & God

Church Window

Investment bankers and God don’t have a great history. Lloyd Blankfein was much maligned after famously claiming to be doing God’s work in a Sunday Times article of 2009.

Georges Moustaki Obituary


Georges Moustaki, the Egyptian-born French singer-songwriter who provided the lyrics for Edith Piaf's international 1958 hit Milord, has died at his home on the French Riviera, aged 79. Famed for his repertoire of simple romantic ballads, Moustaki wrote in the region of 300 songs, many of them performed by a galaxy of much-loved Gallic stars, including Yves Montand, Juliette Greco, Pia Colombo, and Tino Rossi.