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Dec 30 - Shares in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena fall in volatile trade after an unprecedented clash between its top executives and main investor led to the delay of a vital cash call at Italy's third-biggest bank. Ciara Sutton reports
Dec. 30 - Breakingviews Assistant Editor Robert Cole says top bankers should fear for their jobs, predicts a tough year for bonds and equities. And who's going to win the World Cup in Brazil?
Dec 30 - Latvians living in the border town of Valka currently need to cross the street into Estonia to enter the euro zone so how will they cope when they too become part of the single currency. Sonia Legg reports.
Dec 30 - With 2014 expecting to see the UK's main political parties jockeying for position ahead of parliamentary elections mid-2015, attention is shifting to a key pledge from prime minister, David Cameron: that UK voters will be offered their say on Britain's membership of the EU, in a conclusive in/out referendum. David Pollard asks whether a UK exit or 'Brexit' would be good for the UK.
Dec. 30 - Monte dei Paschi and Sienese charity that owns a third of it were once firm friends. But with both sides under acute financial strain, the two are at each others throats, says Breakingviews.