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Diamond 'dismayed' over claims

The former Barclays boss Bob Diamond has written to the Treasury Committee chairman saying he is "dismayed" over suggestions by members that he was "less than candid" when he gave evidence last week.

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PM backs up George Osborne over Ed Balls comments

The Prime Minister was asked whether he will call on the Chancellor George Osborne to apologise for allegations he was seen to have made against the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls over the Libor rate-rigging affair.

He replied that Mr Osborne had said that Mr Balls "had some questions to answer". He continued: "I'm not sure there's anyone in this house who doesn't thing the Shadow Chancellor has some questions to answer".

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