RBS traders joked about fixing lending rates in exchange for sex and sushi, landing bank with 400million fine

'It’s up and down like a whore’s drawers!' RBS trader’s boast as he fixed bank lending ratesVince Cable wants power to grant loans back in hands of bank managersBusiness Secretary calling for action to reverse decline in lending to SMEsWill demand banks publish details of how much and where they lendCable is due to make a speech at Bloomberg offices in central London bonus and long-term incentive shares.

Father who plunged 350ft off a mountain while raising money for charity wakes from coma in time for Christmas

Family's joy after father who plunged 350ft off a mountain while raising money for charity wakes from coma in time for Christmas Roger Parker, 54, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbledFell on to an icy ledge before it collapsed and he plummeted further down the mountain Father-of-three says he is 'just grateful to be alive' and home for ChristmasHas already raised 100,000 and started fundraising again | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 27 December 2012 A charity fundraiser who fell 350ft off a Swiss mountain in a freak accident has woken from a coma and spoken of his joy of spending Christmas at home. Roger Parker, 54, who has raised 100,000 for Macmillan Cancer, was abseiling down a glacier with a climbing team in August when the rock his rope was attached to crumbled.

Switzerland"s latest Eurovision hope – a 94-year-old Salvation Army guitarist

Switzerland's latest Eurovision hope – a 94-year-old Salvation Army guitaristSwiss television viewers chose the Christian missionary group's rock tune You and Me to represent the country next yearLead guitarist Emil Ramsauer, 94, is proving a surprise hit with fans | UPDATED: 21:26 GMT, 16 December 2012 Previous Eurovision winners for the country have included the Queen of soft ballads Celine Dion.