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# rbs - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó

Although bó is the Irish word for ‘cow’, RBS makes no reference to this in its lengthy press release called ‘What’s In A Name’.

# rbs - Sunday 2 September, 2018

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, is 'planning for the worst' amid talk of no-deal Brexit

RBS is setting up a new European subsidiary in Amsterdam to serve customers on the continent.

# rbs - Thursday 10 May, 2018

RBS, which owns Ulster Bank, agrees to pay €4.1 billion fine

The bank has been fined by the US Justice Department over its role in the subprime mortgage crisis.

# rbs - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split Strictly Business

Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split

It’s likely that the competition will have a wide range of possible alternatives.

# rbs - Thursday 11 June, 2015

The UK is staring down the barrel of a massive loss on Ulster Bank parent RBS

The country’s government plans to start offloading its shares in the bailed-out bank.

# rbs - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russell Brand has responded to that scathing open letter from an RBS banker On Brand

Russell Brand has responded to that scathing open letter from an RBS banker

He’s still blaming the bigwigs upstairs for the commotion at RBS’s London offices last Friday.

# rbs - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This scathing open letter to Russell Brand is a must read Open Letter

This scathing open letter to Russell Brand is a must read

Penned by an RBS employee, it compares the comedian to “a school bully”.

# rbs - Friday 31 October, 2014

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches

But parent company RBS doesn’t want to sell its Irish arm any more now it’s making a profit.

# rbs - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Ulster Bank is selling a massive €1.7 billion Irish loan book

The bank is hoping to sell its non-performing loans while interest in the Irish market is strong, experts said.

# rbs - Monday 25 August, 2014

Ulster Bank is feeling good about the economy - and predicting 3.1% growth this year

The bank is predicting a broader based recovery, with jobs outside Dublin on the cards.

# rbs - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ulster Bank is shutting down another ten branches

The bank blamed shifting consumer habits for the closures, but still attracted flak from the bankers union.

# rbs - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs

The bank is saying tonight that if customers have been left out of pocket as a result, the issue will be “put right”.

# rbs - Monday 25 November, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default' RBS

Ulster Bank parent company 'forced small firms to default'

A report by the British government has alleged that Royal Bank of Scotland hit healthy businesses with charges and rates that forced them to close allowing bank to seize their assets at a lower price.

# rbs - Friday 1 November, 2013

Ulster Bank assets to be transferred to RBS 'bad bank'

The UK taxpayer rescued RBS says it will conduct a review of Ulster Bank “for supporting the Northern Irish and Irish economies”.

# rbs - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ulster Bank says its customer deposits are up 12 per cent since IT meltdown

The bank’s CEO is insisting such a problem won’t happen again as the “root causes” have been fixed.

# rbs - Thursday 20 June, 2013

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

George Osborne told bankers last night that a review is to be carried out into breaking up Royal Bank of Scotland, Ulster Bank’s parent company.

# rbs - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Senior bankers who put taxpayers' money at risk should be jailed

A report by a parliamentary commission on banking in the UK has recommended widespread reform to the sector.

# rbs - Monday 10 June, 2013

A British newspaper claims Ireland got a £10bn 'back-door bailout' from the UK

The Times reports that the UK’s £45 billion bailout of Ulster Bank’s parent Royal Bank of Scotland five years ago amounts to an ‘injection into the Republic’.

# rbs - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

British government 'wants Ireland to buy Ulster Bank' - report

The BBC says the Treasury will give up ownership of Ulster Bank in exchange for the British loans currently held by NAMA.

# rbs - Friday 3 May, 2013

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013

The British-owned bank continued to post an operating profit – but saw its gains worn away as it wrote off €285m of debts.

# rbs - Monday 22 April, 2013

# rbs - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is majority owned by the British government, took a £5 billion charge for loan impairments last year.

# rbs - Sunday 20 January, 2013

State-owned British banks ‘bailed out Irish ones by €16bn’ – report

The Sunday Telegraph says a quarter of the British taxpayer’s bailouts of RBS and Lloyds has gone to Ireland.

# rbs - Friday 12 October, 2012

RBS says Santander has pulled out of €2 billion branch deal

Disappointing news breaking tonight for the bailed out British bank.

# rbs - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

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.

# rbs - Friday 31 August, 2012

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Details of the package will be announced later today, according to reports.

# rbs - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ulster Bank says 'normal service resumed' for most customers

Banking group Royal Bank of Scotland said the cost of cleaning up the Ulster Bank technical ‘glitch’ – including redress to customers – would cost stg£28m (€35.5m).

# rbs - Friday 3 August, 2012

RBS sets aside stg£28m for Ulster Bank tech 'glitch'

Interim results report clarifies the amount being earmarked for both redress for beleaguered Ulster Bank customers in Ireland and the costs associated with dealing with the system failure.

# rbs - Monday 23 July, 2012

Column: HSBC funnelled money for drug kingpins? This isn't surprising.

We’re not surprised any more by unscrupulous behaviour by banks – but HSBC’s actions are as bad as it gets, writes Nick Leeson.

# rbs - Thursday 5 July, 2012

LIVEBLOG: Ulster Bank CEO refuses to give up his bonus

The Ulster Bank CEO is answering questions from TDs and Senators about the ongoing technical problems at the bank. Follow the action here.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Ulster Bank customers still receiving warning letters

Two people contacted yesterday after receiving warnings about missed loan payments and failed direct debits.

# rbs - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Ulster Bank: significant delays expected next week but normal service by 16 July

Ulster Bank’s parent group believes the technical issues will be fixed for the vast majority of customers by July 16.

# rbs - Sunday 1 July, 2012

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Revelation comes after RBS confirmed it is one of the banks being investigated over manipulation of inter-bank lending rates.

# rbs - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

# rbs - Friday 29 June, 2012

Ulster Bank crisis: Customers still waiting to be paid

Ulster Bank says that payments made yesterday, and since 21 June may still not be available.

# rbs - Thursday 28 June, 2012

# rbs - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

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.

# rbs - Monday 25 June, 2012

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.

# rbs - Sunday 24 June, 2012

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.

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