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HBOS Executives Face MPs Over Bank Meltdown


Two former bosses of HBOS and the ex-chairman will next week be forced to defend their roles in the run up to the bank's near collapse in 2008 after being called to appear before the commission on banking standards.

Racism and no Falcao at the Vicente Calderon

Falcao Atletico Shirts

Last Thursday I visited the Vicente Calderon for the Europa League clash between Atletico Madrid and Hapoel Tel Aviv. I returned to Blighty disappointed that I had not witnessed, at first hand, the immense talent of Colombian forward Falcao, a Chelsea target, and mildly shocked at being surrounded by the racism ripe amongst Spanish supporters.