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Day of the Zombies - global banking now

Are we really at the end of the road to recovery from the banking crisis? How much has it cost us all so far?
Has anything changed? Could there be another crash? And what can be done about it anyway?
The scandals and bonuses just keep on coming, from zombie banks to shadow banks. This Big Story looks at where it all came from and why, eight years on from the banking meltdown, so little real change has been achieved. Acting on some quite simple but fundamental home truths about finance would make a big difference.

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Banks - the facts

The megabanks and the mega-bonuses... facts and figures you should know.

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Country profile: Côte D'Ivoire

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Action on banks - what you can do

How to get involved... and some inspiration from Spain.

Getting away with murder

Susan George tells a story that's beyond belief.

The big bank boondoggle*

Big private banks have been resurrected by the crisis they caused, says David Ransom.

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