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  • UK May Give Lloyds, RBS Shares to Taxpayers Monday, 16 May 2011 | 7:45 AM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    The British government is considering deleveraging its shares in state-owned banks Lloyds’ Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) by issuing stock to every taxpayer in the country, it emerged on Monday.

  • Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Rates can only go up when we believe the consumer can deal with them and that means when some of the pressures have started to ease.

  • Will Another Lehman-Style Crisis Be Prevented? Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:32 AM ET

    Decisions by politicians on how to deal with debt on both sides of the Atlantic will be crucial to prevent another Lehman-style crisis, economists and analysts told CNBC in a debate about banking in the European Union and in the US.

  • Is This the Right Time for Glencore to Go Public? Friday, 13 May 2011 | 4:30 AM ET

    Glencore closed its books a day early, suggesting strong demand for its upcoming $11 billion IPO. But there has also been much concern about whether the dual listing will do well given the recent volatility in commodities markets.

  • UK an Example on Austerity? No, That's Estonia Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 6:33 AM ET

    UK Chancellor George Osborne told CNBC on Tuesday that Britain is an example to countries like Greece on austerity.

  • Ten Reasons UK Rates Will Not Rise Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, made it clear to the market on Wednesday that UK rates would have to rise at some point.

  • Bank of England Raises Medium-Term Inflation Forecast Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 6:11 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England raised its medium-term inflation forecast to just under 2 percent in its May inflation report, potentially paving the way for a November rate rise.

  • 'The UK Will Need a Bailout Soon': Jim Rogers Friday, 6 May 2011 | 5:17 AM ET
    Jim Rogers

    Britain isn’t cutting its structural deficit by enough or doing it quickly enough and may need a bailout from its European partners, investor Jim Rogers told CNBC.

  • UK Votes on Reform – Should Investors Worry? Thursday, 5 May 2011 | 5:43 AM ET
    David Cameron

    A referendum on voting reform and local elections looks set to test the UK’s ruling coalition as analysts predict that the Liberal Democrats will be punished at the ballot box.

  • Call To The Floor: The Knot     Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 12:54 PM ET

    Can't get enough royal wedding news? There's a wedding website to get all the nuptial details, with David Liu, The Knot chairman/CEO.

  • Royal Wedding Masks Shaken UK Confidence Friday, 29 Apr 2011 | 3:40 AM ET

    Shops have been filled with Union flags and all sorts of memorabilia ahead of the royal wedding, but the British may not be buying as much as retailers hope.

  • Royal Family Wealth: Who's the Richest? Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 11:00 AM ET

    Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding is about to showcase a Royal Britain to billions of TV viewers around the world. But the real truth behind Windsor Money is as surprising as any fairytale.

  • The Royal Wedding: Day Before     Thursday, 28 Apr 2011 | 10:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs has more on what the royals are worth.

  • Barclays Braces for Revolt Over Executive Pay Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011 | 7:30 AM ET
    Barclays

    The bank could face a shareholder revolt over executive pay later Wednesday; it was warned it will be under scrutiny "for the foreseeable future".

  • Lessons for America From Austerity’s Canary Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 5:03 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking on Fiscal Policy

    Having just spent a week in the US I can confirm Americans and the British share an awful lot in common.

  • Poor White Pupils Lag Behind Black Peers in Britain Tuesday, 26 Apr 2011 | 2:07 AM ET

    White schoolchildren in Britain’s poorest communities lag behind peers who are black or of Pakistani or Bangladeshi origin, a Financial Times analysis of more than 3 million sets of exam results reveals.

  • The Richest Royal Wedding Guests Thursday, 21 Apr 2011 | 12:21 AM ET
    On April 29, 2011, millions of people across the world will watch Prince William wed his long term girlfriend and college sweetheart, Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey in London. William and Catherine (as she will be known officially ) have urged that the ceremony reflects these recessionary times and avoids being overly "lavish , " but with a guest list boasting royalty, oligarchs and celebrities, their nuptials will be celebrated by some of the wealthiest people in the world - for whom being

    So, who is expected to be the richest in attendance at the royal wedding of Prince William to college sweetheart, Kate Middleton? Click to find out.

  • Probe Launched Into Prudential’s Failed AIA Bid Wednesday, 20 Apr 2011 | 11:22 PM ET

    An investigation is under way into the handling of Prudential’s $35 billion aborted bid for Asian life assurer AIA, according to people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.

  • Ukraine's Richest Man Buys UK's Most Expensive Flat Tuesday, 19 Apr 2011 | 2:06 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, has bought the UK’s most expensive flat at the One Hyde Park residential development in London’s Knightsbridge, the FT reports.

  • City of London Set for Hiring Spree Friday, 15 Apr 2011 | 12:59 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    More than 11,000 extra staff are forecast to be employed by banks and financial services firms across London over the next three years despite fears about regulation and taxation, reflecting renewed confidence in the capital and the wider economy.