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Bob Diamond strikes to the heart of The Establishment

WITH the style and grace of a petulant Italian footballer, the quitting Chief Executive of Barclays Bank, Bob Diamond is going all out to bang it into the back of the Bank of England’s net today, according to the Guardian.

There are many other targets in Diamonds sights.

The Guardian says Diamond, who yesterday resigned from Barclays one time sponsors of the UK soccer Premier League, was expected to fight tooth and nail for his reputation when he today appears before a powerful committee of MPs.

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Posted: 4th, July 2012 | In: Money | Comment (1)


Nell Diamond tweets Bob Diamond’s survival

BOB Diamond’s daughter is called Nell Diamond. She is one letter off being a tribute act to Neil Diamond. Nell’s in the news because her dad has resigned his job as head scapegoat at Barclay’s, and she told George Osborne and Ed Miliband to “go ahead and #HMD”.

HMD, we learn, is an abbreviation for Hold My Dick.

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Posted: 3rd, July 2012 | In: Money | Comment