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  1. FT Photo Diary

    June 24, 2013

    David Baker protests at the US Supreme Court

    Mark Wilson/Getty A police officer asks gay marriage advocate David Baker for a photo ID as he holds a pro gay marriage sign...

  2. December 3, 2010

    Telephone sharedealers face higher costs

    Share investors dealing by telephone through Selftrade, a leading no-advice stockbroker, are facing a steep rise in costs as...

  1. FT Alphaville

    July 27, 2010

    Crock regulation

    From Britain’s financial regulator on Tuesday (translation ours): The Financial Services Authority has fined David Jones,...

  2. July 27, 2010

    FSA fines former Northern Rock finance chief

    The former finance director of Northern Rock – the failed bank whose liquidity crisis in September 2007 caused the first run...

  3. April 22, 2010

    Northern Rock CFO quits over FSA inquiry

    Northern Rock’s old board, on Wednesday made a sudden departure from the nationalised bank following revelations that he is...

  4. April 22, 2010

    Rock CFO quits over FSA inquiry

    David Jones, the last surviving member of Northern Rock's old board, yesterday made a sudden departure from the nationalised...

  5. April 19, 2010

    Watchdog broadens probe into Northern Rock

    The investigation into Northern Rock, the UK bank, by the City watchdog has been widened to investigate whether David Jones,...

  6. April 18, 2010

    Watchdog broadens probe into Northern Rock

    The investigation into Northern Rock, the UK bank, by the City watchdog has been widened to investigate whether David Jones,...

  7. April 17, 2010

    The big stories

    BP tar sands voteBP received a warning from shareholders at its annual meeting on Thursday, when a resolution to develop its...

  8. FT Alphaville

    April 14, 2010

    Rock duo banned over mortgage data

    The FSA has fined and banned two former Northern Rock executives for misreporting the bank’s mortgage arrears figures, in...

  9. April 14, 2010

    Pressure on the Rock could have made others crack

    For students of the build-up to the financial crisis, the Financial Services Authority's cases against two former executives...

  10. April 14, 2010

    FSA toughens up

    The fining and banning of two former Northern Rock senior managers is just part of a larger effort by the FSA to hold senior...

  11. April 14, 2010

    Northern Rock lacked proper financial controls

    During the boom years, critics of fast-growing mortgage lender Northern Rock often wondered how it could lend so...

  12. April 14, 2010

    Northern Rock executives fined and banned over mortgage data

    The Financial Services Authority has fined and banned two former Northern Rock executives for misreporting the bank's...

  13. April 13, 2010

    N Rock lacked proper financial controls

    During the boom years, critics of fast-growing mortgage lender Northern Rock often wondered how it could lend so...

  14. April 13, 2010

    Rock fines may just be the start

    For students of the build-up to the financial crisis, the Financial Services Authority’s cases against two former executives...

  15. April 13, 2010

    Rock duo fined and banned over mortgage data

    The Financial Services Authority has fined and banned two former Northern Rock executives for misreporting the bank’s...

  16. FT Alphaville

    April 13, 2010

    FSA slams Northern Rock for misreporting mortgage arrears

    The world’s toughest regulator just got even tougher. On Tuesday, the FSA announced it had banned the former deputy chief...

  17. March 7, 2010

    Investment trust status for Genus fund

    The Genus Capital Fund, a specialist Cayman Islands fund investing in pre-initial public offering natural resources stocks,...

  18. March 1, 2008

    Banks raise Rock concerns with the Treasury

    The banking industry has met the Treasury to discuss concerns that the newly nationalised Northern Rock could distort...

  19. March 1, 2008

    Cacophony and confessionals

    We arrived in Arequipa during Easter week, a festive time in any South American city as, if there isn’t a procession passing...

  20. November 17, 2007

    Northern Rock chief steps down as bid deadline closes

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the deadline...

  21. November 17, 2007

    N Rock chief steps down in board reshuffle

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the deadline...

  22. November 17, 2007

    Rock CEO quits as bidders line up

    Northern Rock last night announced the departures of its chief executive, Adam Applegarth, and most of its board as bidders...

  23. November 16, 2007

    Rock chief quits as bidders line up

    Northern Rock on Friday night announced the departures of chief executive Adam Applegarth and most of its board as the...

  24. October 5, 2007

    Lafayette falls on rescue plan

    Shares in Lafayette Mining dropped as much as 51 per cent yesterday after the Australian resources group unveiled a...

  25. September 22, 2007

    £3bn lent to Northern Rock

    Northern Rock has been forced to borrow about £3bn from the Bank of England over the past week, it emerged yesterday in the...

  26. September 21, 2007

    Northern Rock borrows £3bn

    Northern Rock has been forced to borrow about £3bn from the Bank of England over the past week, it emerged on Friday in the...

  27. September 18, 2007

    Directors not quite ready to take a bow

    The line-up of directors on the board of Northern Rock would have lulled even the most bruised retail investor into a sense...

  28. June 9, 2007

    Five literary doctors

    François Rabelais (c1494-1553) Best known for his satires Pantagruel and Gargantua, Rabelais practised as a doctor for most...

  29. March 17, 2007

    Five great swimming pools around the world

    Selected by David Baker Gellért Baths, Budapest More than 70m litres of warm, chalky, slightly radioactive water pours out...

  30. January 4, 2007

    And finally . . .

    *David Baker, John Blackie and Louise Hogan have joined Ernst & Young as directors to its valuation and business modelling...

  31. November 11, 2006

    David Baker

    Heatherwick wins British architect Thomas Heatherwick has won the 2006 Prince Philip Designers Prize, which recognises a...

  32. September 2, 2006

    Piped music dream

    From Mr Nigel Rodgers. Sir, David Baker's article "When life keeps getting louder" (August 19/20) overlooks one important...

  33. July 14, 2006

    Markets shaken as Israel steps up Lebanon attacks

    Israel stepped up its offensive in Lebanon yesterday, killing at least 52 civilians and bombing Beirut's main airport, in...

  34. July 14, 2006

    Oil surges after Israel escalates Lebanon attack

    Israel ratcheted up its offensive in Lebanon yesterday, killing at least 52 civilians and bombing Beirut's main airport, in...

  35. March 31, 2006

    Land of my fathers

    When I was growing up in the north-east of England in the 1960s, we had a little blue and white collecting tin on the shelf...

  36. March 15, 2006

    Stark contrast to hopes of happy retirement

    After almost 40 years of working for the same company, John Benson was looking forward to a peaceful retirement. But...

  37. January 20, 2006

    Another pearl in Osmond's string

    Pearl Group, entrepreneur Hugh Osmond's investment vehicle, continues a string of high-profile appointments with the...

  38. January 7, 2006

    Six ways to get a medical 'MOT'

    David Baker, a freelance journalist (Worried But With No Symptoms At All), sampled six different types of health MOT. Here...

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