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    1. June 13, 2017

      Lloyds helped HBOS fraudster to buy prime asset cheaply

      Lloyds Banking Group helped former directors of a company at the heart of the scandal at HBOS’s Reading branch buy back...

    2. February 2, 2017

      Rogue HBOS banker sentenced to 11 years in prison

      A former HBOS banker who “sold his soul” to a corrupt business consultant in return for sex, luxury trips and “bling...

    1. Fast FT

      January 30, 2017

      Two ex-HBOS bankers face jail for fradulent trading

      Two former HBOS bankers and four business associates are facing jail after being convicted of fraudulent trading,...

    2. September 30, 2016

      HBOS losses in alleged corruption scheme reached £266m

      HBOS had to write off nearly £266m of loans sanctioned by a senior bank manager who was showered with expensive gifts,...

    3. April 25, 2014

      Former HBOS bankers deny conspiracy charges

      Two former managers at HBOS, now part of Lloyds Banking Group, have appeared at Southwark Crown Court along with other...

    4. Westminster Blog

      June 7, 2013

      When Labour's new super-donor was ticked off for selling faulty Lucky Panda

      By Jim Pickard and Elizabeth Rigby John Mills, the Labour donor whose “tax-efficient” gift threatened to overshadow the...

    5. February 25, 2012

      Berlusconi bribery trial ends without verdict

      MILAN, Feb 25 – Italian judges on Saturday ended former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial on charges of bribing...

    6. April 11, 2011

      Berlusconi in court for tax fraud trial

      Silvio Berlusconi, Italian prime minister, speaking outside the Milan court after the hearing Silvio Berlusconi, who...

    7. April 6, 2011

      Berlusconi absent as sex trial begins

      Silvio Berlusconi’s most spectacular trial to date began without him on Wednesday in a Milan court packed with...

    8. March 28, 2011

      Berlusconi in court for first time in eight years

      Silvio Berlusconi returned to court for the first time in eight years on Monday, attending a pretrial hearing in Milan...

    9. March 10, 2011

      Berlusconi launches reforms of judiciary

      Silvio Berlusconi, currently facing four trials on corruption and sex-related charges, has proposed sweeping reform of...

    10. February 9, 2011

      Prosecutors seek immediate Berlusconi trial

      Prosecutors in Milan have requested an immediate trial for Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s prime minister, on the separate...

    11. February 8, 2011

      Lawyers to seek Berlusconi sex trial

      Prosecutors investigating Silvio Berlusconi’s relationship with an alleged underage prostitute intend to submit a...

    12. January 13, 2011

      Berlusconi dealt blow to legal shield

      Silvio Berlusconi faces the possible resumption of trials on charges of corruption and tax fraud after a court made it...

    13. February 26, 2010

      Berlusconi's UK lawyer wins jail term appeal

      David Mills, the former UK lawyer for Silvio Berlusconi, won his appeal in Rome last night against a jail sentence...

    14. February 26, 2010

      Mills wins Italian court appeal over jail term for alleged bribe

      David Mills, the former British lawyer for Silvio Berlusconi, won his appeal in Rome last night against a jail sentence...

    15. February 25, 2010

      Mills awaits ruling in Berlusconi bribery case

      David Mills, former UK lawyer for Silvio Berlusconi, was waiting on Thursday night for Italy’s top appeals court to...

    16. February 25, 2010

      Rome court throws out case against David Mills

      David Mills, former UK lawyer for Silvio Berlusconi, on Thursday won his appeal in Rome against a jail sentence imposed...

    17. February 25, 2010

      Berlusconi vents fury over 'police state'

      Silvio Berlusconi lashed out at what he called the emergence of a phone-tapping "police state" in Italy yesterday as...

    18. February 24, 2010

      Berlusconi hits out at ‘police state’

      Media frenzy: Italian newspapers have been giving widespread coverage for months to allegations of political corruption...

    19. February 17, 2010

      For the Queen, and the Queen's broker

      In mounting his defence against insider trading charges, former JPMorgan Cazenove partner Malcolm Calvert is relying on...

    20. January 21, 2010

      Draft law could ease Berlusconi’s legal woes

      By Giulia Segreti in RomeThe Italian Senate has backed time limits for trials, in a move that would end two legal cases...

    21. December 14, 2009

      Berlusconi treated in hospital after being hit on face by missile

      Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's prime minister, was in hospital last night after being injured by an object thrown from a...

    22. November 12, 2009

      Berlusconi presents judicial reform bill

      Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right government on Thursday presented a controversial judicial reform bill to parliament...

    23. October 28, 2009

      Italian judges reject Mills appeal

      Silvio Berlusconi's battles with the courts took a fresh twist yesterday when Milan judges rejected an appeal by David...

    24. October 27, 2009

      Italian judges reject Mills appeal

      Silvio Berlusconi’s battles with the courts took a fresh twist on Tuesday when Milan judges rejected an appeal made by...

    25. October 9, 2009

      Italian PM to fight corruption charges

      Silvio Berlusconi, centre-right prime minister, told Italians yesterday he would defend himself in court against what...

    26. October 8, 2009

      Berlusconi vows to fight corruption charges

      Silvio Berlusconi, centre-right prime minister, said on Thursday he would defend himself in court against what he...

    27. October 8, 2009

      PM insists he will remain in office

      Silvio Berlusconi denoun-ced Italy's constitutional court as dominated by leftwing judges after it plunged his...

    28. October 5, 2009

      Berlusconi defiant over bribery claims

      Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s prime minister and billionaire media mogul, insisted late on Monday he would serve out his...

    29. August 27, 2009

      We are all watching the Silvio show

      What are we to make of the news coming out of Italy? Showgirls are put up for parliament; Silvio Berlusconi, prime...

    30. July 8, 2009

      Italy's business 'showgirl' is not just a pretty face

      When prime minister Silvio Berlusconi addressed the annual congress of Confindustria, the Italian employers'...

    31. July 7, 2009

      Italy’s business ‘showgirl’ is not just a pretty face

      When prime minister Silvio Berlusconi addressed the annual congress of Confindustria, the Italian employers’...

    32. May 28, 2009

      The real sin of Silvio Berlusconi

      Brussels blog (Tony Barber): It's quiz time, and here's your starter for 10. Which 18-year-old hottie home-breaker, as...

    33. Brussels Blog

      May 27, 2009

      The real sin of Silvio Berlusconi

      It’s quiz time, and here’s your starter for ten.  Which 18-year-old hottie home-breaker, as the European...

    34. May 22, 2009

      Berlusconi rails against judges in bribe case

      Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's billionaire prime minister who was this week accused of corruption by a panel of judges,...

    35. May 21, 2009

      Berlusconi launches tirade against judiciary

      Silvio Berlusconi, Italy’s billionaire prime minister accused of corruption by a panel of judges this week, responded...

    36. May 21, 2009

      Berlusconi urged to quit as premier

      Italian opposition leaders yesterday called on Silvio Berlusconi to resign as prime minister after a court accused him...

    37. May 20, 2009

      Italian opposition calls on Berlusconi to quit

      Italian opposition leaders on Wednesday called on Silvio Berlusconi to resign as prime minister after a court accused...

    38. March 10, 2009

      Chasing fraud from the inside

      Veteran fraud lawyer David Kirk will have his work cut out to demonstrate the FSA is not just talking tough as he takes...

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