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A teacher who drove into an airport worker following a row over a new £3 drop-off charge has been spared jail after a judge said he agreed the levy was an "absolute disgrace". Graham Benbow, 55, flew into a rage at Manchester Airport when he was told he would have to pay a fee for dropping off a passenger at a departure terminal. An airport official tried to stop Benbow from driving his Mazda through an open barrier but ended up on the car's bonnet before he was carried along a road for several hundred yards, Manchester's Minshull Street Crown Court heard. Benbow, a psychology t
Standard Chartered has said it is not involved in the Libor-rigging investigations. Standard Chartered has disclosed that it is not being investigated over the Libor-rigging scandal that has hit the banking industry as it reported its 10th consecutive record set of financial results. Peter Sands, its chief executive, said the bank was not in the frame over rigging of either Libor or Euribor, unlike several other British banks, and that no staff had been suspended. The lender, which focuses on emerging markets, reported a 9pc rise in pre-tax profits for the first six months of the year to