Bank 'grateful' to Queen for 'taking such an interest'

The Bank of England clearly has a sense of humour.

A spokesman said:

The Bank of England is very grateful to Her Majesty for her visit today and for taking such an interest in its work.

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Queen blames 'toothless' FSA

The Queen has suggested the financial crisis in 2008 was partly caused by "complacency" in the City and that the regulator the Financial Services Authority "didn't have any teeth" to deal with the biggest risk-takers.