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# Natwest

Last year
# The Banks
Competition authority launches full probe into Permanent TSB's €7.6 billion Ulster Bank deal
The investigation will determine whether the proposed acquisition could lead to a substantial lessening of competition in the State.
Is your bank exiting the market? Take action soon, experts say. Here's what you need to know
A report by
Ian Curran
Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are in the process of winding down their Irish operations as announced last year.
Ulster Bank and KBC Bank are in the process of winding down their Irish operations as announced last year.
Concerns have been raised in recent months about the scale of the logistical challenges involved.
Consumer experts say customers have time to sort out new arrangements but they should "take action" soon.
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# Banking
AIB to take on €4.2 billion worth of Ulster Bank's corporate and commercial loan book
The move will see 280 Ulster Bank employees move over to AIB as part of the deal.
# The Banks
Central Bank to ensure Ulster Bank customers are treated fairly, as it moves to pull out of Ireland
The bank is already in discussions with PTSB over the sale of Irish assets.
Ulster Bank said this morning that the move won’t mean an immediate change for customers
Staff are "deeply disappointed" by the decision to wind down Ulster Bank in Ireland
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe called it a "difficult day" from an Irish banking perspective and for Ulster Bank staff
# Banking
'No need to panic': How will the Ulster Bank wind down affect customers?
The bank will be wound down gradually over the next few years.
# Banking
Union concerned at reports of threat to jobs at Ulster Bank
The Financial Services Union has responded to reports that UK parent company NatWest is considering closing Ulster Bank in the Republic.
# Natwest
FactCheck: Did a Belfast bank post a notice describing balaclavas as 'unsuitable' face coverings?
A tweet sharing a photo of a notice at a NatWest branch suggests that the notice was displayed in Belfast.
# Ulster Bank
British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank
The Financial Services Authority is to conduct an investigation into the systems failure at the Royal Bank of Scotland.
# Ulster Bank
Ulster Bank branches open this weekend
Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.
# Day 7
UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog
Ulster Bank’s British parent RBS says it’s finished clearing its British backlog, and staff are now working ‘flat out’ for Ireland.
# Day 6
Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week
The bank says a “significant number of minor issues” mean it’s taking longer than expected to work through a backlog.
# Gremlins
Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog
The bank says it is taking longer than anticipated to fix the technical error which has been causing problems for customers since Wednesday.
# Gremlins
Ulster Bank branches to open late while technical problems continue
The bank will keep about 80 branches open until 7pm to allow access to funds, while deposits from Wednesday are delayed.
# Gremlins
Ulster Bank warns of 24-hour payments delay as glitches continue
Over 100,000 customers are being affected by technical problems affecting the processing of payments.