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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has re-opened its investigation into Barclays' 2008 emergency fundraising from Qatar despite issuing a fine in the case four years ago, as charging decisions from a parallel criminal case are set to be announced imminently, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Massimo Luongo: the Socceroos star doing it for himself at QPR

Queens Park Rangers' Massimo Luongo in action with Norwich City's Alexander Tettey

The Championship may be the fourth most-watched league in Europe, but received wisdom is that, for a footballer’s international future, it’s a black hole. The Premier League, or at least one of Europe’s premier leagues, is thought of as the place to be in order to further one’s ambitions. But for QPR midfielder Massimo Luongo, that’s not necessarily the case.

Sorry, say Australia's bank CEOs

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Australia's big four banks have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons in the past year, for issues ranging from insurance scandals to accusations of interest rate rigging, and this week, they needed to make mea culpas to a Parliamentary inquiry.

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Barclays - Qatar and Oz news

The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has re-opened its investigation into Barclays' 2008 emergency fundraising from Qatar despite issuing a fine in the case four years ago, as charging decisions from a parallel criminal case are set to be announced imminently, according to a person familiar with the probe.

Queens Park Rangers' Massimo Luongo in action with Norwich City's Alexander Tettey

Massimo Luongo: the Socceroos star doing it for himself at QPR

The Championship may be the fourth most-watched league in Europe, but received wisdom is that, for a footballer’s international future, it’s a black hole. The Premier League, or at least one of Europe’s premier leagues, is thought of as the place to be in order to further one’s ambitions. But for QPR midfielder Massimo Luongo, that’s not necessarily the case.