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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is a leading United Kingdom-based International Bank.

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  • In February 09, RBS said that it will end its sponsorship of the Williams Formula One team after the 2010 season as part of a drive to cut 50 per cent of its funding of British sport.
  • In November 09, governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King has revealed about how the central bank came to the rescue of RBS and HBOS by extending an aid of £62 billion ($103 billion) in emergency aid in October 08 after the two banks came to an almost-bankrupt situation and had trouble raising funds in the markets during the economic meltdown that followed the Lehman Brothers declaring bankrupt. King decided to reveal the information after he found the banks are now in a stable condition.

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