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Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó
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# Bóshit

Royal Bank of Scotland has called its new app Bó

Nov 27th 2019, 1:14 PM 25,532 Views 54 Comments

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

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:15 PM 17,001 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2018, 8:07 AM 12,070 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Six Nations searching for new title sponsor after RBS confirm split

Jun 3rd 2016, 2:28 PM 7,551 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 11th 2015, 2:48 PM 9,286 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 18th 2014, 10:40 AM 4,850 Views 13 Comments

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

This scathing open letter to Russell Brand is a must read
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

This scathing open letter to Russell Brand is a must read

Dec 17th 2014, 9:37 AM 33,129 Views 71 Comments

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

Ulster Bank is planning more 'cost-saving initiatives' after closing a bunch of branches
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# Keepsies No Backsies

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

Oct 31st 2014, 5:12 PM 11,522 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 3rd 2014, 6:10 PM 12,050 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 25th 2014, 11:04 AM 4,755 Views 18 Comments

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

Ulster Bank is shutting down another ten branches
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# Branched Out

Ulster Bank is shutting down another ten branches

Jul 1st 2014, 5:13 PM 28,849 Views 31 Comments

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

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs
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# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank apologises as customers unable to withdraw cash from ATMs

Dec 3rd 2013, 12:01 AM 25,959 Views 52 Comments

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

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

Nov 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 7,454 Views 25 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 1st 2013, 8:24 AM 7,807 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 3,318 Views 12 Comments

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

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off
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# Ulster Bank

British chancellor hints at Ulster Bank sell-off

Jun 20th 2013, 7:36 AM 4,867 Views 12 Comments

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.

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

Jun 19th 2013, 10:07 AM 5,433 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2013, 7:37 AM 20,531 Views 64 Comments

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’.

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

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

Jun 4th 2013, 2:45 PM 15,110 Views 63 Comments

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

Ulster Bank lost €1,500 a minute in the first three months of 2013
# Turning A Corner?
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# Turning A Corner?

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

May 3rd 2013, 8:01 AM 6,345 Views 32 Comments

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

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts
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# Bank Charges

Ulster Bank drops free banking with €4 monthly charge for current accounts

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 18,845 Views 115 Comments

Ulster Bank will charge €4 a month for current accounts from July – unless customers keep minimum balances or lodge certain amounts.

Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012
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Ulster Bank parent company lost nearly €6bn in 2012

Feb 28th 2013, 10:00 AM 2,801 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Jan 20th 2013, 4:12 PM 10,833 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2012, 9:58 PM 6,736 Views 11 Comments

Disappointing news breaking tonight for the bailed out British bank.

British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank
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# Ulster Bank

British watchdog to examine IT failure at Ulster Bank

Sep 5th 2012, 11:39 AM 3,506 Views 10 Comments

The Financial Services Authority is to conduct an investigation into the systems failure at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today
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Ulster Bank compensation scheme expected today

Aug 31st 2012, 7:59 AM 4,282 Views 27 Comments

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

Ulster Bank says 'normal service resumed' for most customers
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Ulster Bank says 'normal service resumed' for most customers

Aug 4th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,650 Views 10 Comments

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

Aug 3rd 2012, 8:36 AM 3,759 Views 26 Comments

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.

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

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 51 Views 11 Comments

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

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Ulster Bank customers still receiving warning letters
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Ulster Bank customers still receiving warning letters

Jul 5th 2012, 6:30 AM 10,956 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Jul 4th 2012, 11:10 AM 4,175 Views 39 Comments

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

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report
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# Libor

RBS traders fired months ago over rate-fixing - report

Jul 1st 2012, 4:31 PM 3,468 Views 4 Comments

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

Ulster Bank branches open this weekend
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Ulster Bank branches open this weekend

Jun 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,981 Views 26 Comments

Efforts to clear backlog of customer transactions continue.

Ulster Bank crisis: Customers still waiting to be paid
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Ulster Bank crisis: Customers still waiting to be paid

Jun 29th 2012, 9:32 AM 6,119 Views 48 Comments

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

Ulster Bank to open again this Sunday as Central Bank expresses concern
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# Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank to open again this Sunday as Central Bank expresses concern

Jun 28th 2012, 8:59 PM 9,777 Views 60 Comments

Some branches will stay open this weekend in an attempt to clear the payments backlog.

UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog
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# Day 7

UK staff drafted in to help clear Ulster Bank's payments backlog

Jun 26th 2012, 12:06 PM 4,737 Views 29 Comments

Ulster Bank’s British parent RBS says it’s finished clearing its British backlog, and staff are now working ‘flat out’ for Ireland.

Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week
# Day 6
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# Day 6

Ulster Bank disruption will continue until end of this week

Jun 25th 2012, 8:05 AM 3,906 Views 29 Comments

The bank says a “significant number of minor issues” mean it’s taking longer than expected to work through a backlog.

Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog
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# Gremlins

Some Ulster Bank branches open as bank struggles to clear backlog

Jun 24th 2012, 12:46 PM 5,449 Views 31 Comments

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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