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# Bob Diamond

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# Barclays
Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond criticised over 'highly selective' evidence
Head of British Treasury Select Committee inquiry into Libor scandal is highly critical of Diamond in official report.
# Banking
Sign on you crazy Diamond: Barclays chief resigns
Under pressure Bob Diamond has stepped down as the bank’s chief executive after controversy over the bank’s manipulation of key interest rates.
# Investigation
UK to hold banking inquiry over lending rates scandal
David Cameron announced the inquiry in parliament this morning over the major scandal involving inter-bank lending rates.
# Banks
Chairman of Barclays bank resigns after rate-fixing scandal
The British bank has been mired in controversy after it emerged that it manipulated one of the main inter-bank lending rates.
# Referendum
Fine Gael criticises referendum parody ads as 'desperate last minute tactics'
The ads, which link to the Fine Gael website, are the work of the UK political blogger Guido Fawkes who said they were “good craic”.
# bonuses
Barclays boss has bonus cut - but still takes £6.3m package
Chief executive Bob Diamond was paid £6.3m (€7.5m) for 2011 – but had been originally meant to take a total of £9m (€10.7m).
# Bankers
'No jerks' rule at UK bank led to 30 staff leaving, CEO says
Barclays boss Bob Diamond cited an incident in which five bankers spent £44,000 on wine at a meal to celebrate their bonuses.
# Bankers
Boss who called for end to "period of remorse" insists banks "can be cuddly"
Barclay’s CEO Bob Diamond struck a more conciliatory tone in a keynote lecture in London last night.
# Your Say
Poll: Is the period of remorse for bankers over?
Is it time we all stopped looking for heads on a plate, and started looking for ways to move forward? Or has the period of remorse and apology not even begun?
# Hardest Word
Sorry still the hardest word for Britain's bankers
Bob Diamond says there was a period of remorse and apology – but now it’s over.