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Rothschild set to advise on split of RBS (FT)

The government has moved quickly to appoint advisers on the potential split of Royal Bank of Scotland into a good bank and bad bank, with Rothschild set to be named to run the assessment.

UK business confidence 'at six-year high' (BBC)

Business confidence in the UK is at its highest level since 2007, the latest economic survey from a leading business group has suggested.

Vatican bank director and deputy resign amid scandal (BBC)

The director and deputy director of the Vatican bank have resigned following the arrest of a senior Italian cleric over corruption and fraud allegations.

UK economy strengthening as services exports surge: BCC (Telegraph)

Increasing signs the British economy could beat growth forecasts and see a firm revival this year provided Mark Carney with a warm welcome as new governor of the Bank of England on Monday.

EU rule 'could force £11 debit card charge on Britons' (Telegraph)

Customers have been warned that a proposed change in European Union rules may force banks to introduce annual charges of £11 on debit cards and £25 on credit cards.