HSBC's $1.9bn fine

Banking giant HSBC pays the biggest financial penalty ever imposed after money laundering accusations in the US. Europe gets a one-size-fits-all patent system and the UK city with its own currency.

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Tue 11 Dec 2012 17:32 GMT

Britain and the EU - what next?

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Leading politicians and business experts debate the future for the UK and Europe

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