RBS could rob us of the chance to see Fred Goodwin grilled in court

The Titanic

What spoilsports they are at Royal Bank of Scotland. We’ve waited years to hear again from Fred Goodwin and Sir Tom McKillop, chief executive and chairman of the bank when it sank in 2008. Now the board wants to kill the legal case that could see the duo, plus two other former directors, cross-examined in court.

Deutsche Bank wants pay back

Deutsche Bank - Foyer Undersphere

Deutsche Bank expects former board members to pay substantial sums for their role in past misconduct which has tarnished the reputation of Germany's biggest bank, its chairman Paul Achleitner said on Thursday.