Former Iceland PM Geir Haarde goes on trial

5 September 2011 Last updated at 11:40 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14783765 Former Icelandic Prime Minister Geir Haarde is on trial at a special court on charges of “failures of ministerial responsibility” in his handling of the 2008 financial crisis. The country’s three main banks collapsed amid economic turmoil. The failure of Icesave, which hit thousands of savers in the UK and Netherlands, led […]

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