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#Bob Diamond

# bob-diamond - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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.

# bob-diamond - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

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.

# bob-diamond - Monday 2 July, 2012

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.

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.

# bob-diamond - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

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”.

# bob-diamond - Friday 9 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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).

# bob-diamond - Saturday 10 December, 2011

'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.

# bob-diamond - Friday 4 November, 2011

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.

# bob-diamond - Wednesday 12 January, 2011

Poll: Is the period of remorse for bankers over? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

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.