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Iain Banks print that pageTimeline of Iain Banks

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Banks's father was an officer in the Admiralty and his mother was a professional ice skater . Banks studied English , philosophy , and psychology at the University of Stirling . [ edit ] Personal life After attending the University of Stirling, Banks moved to London and lived in the

Nationwide Building Society print that page

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Nationwide Building Society provides financial services both directly, and through around 700 branches . Nationwide is a major provider of both mortgage loans and savings in the UK, as well as personal banking such as loans, credit cards, bank accounts and insurance products. Nationwide.co

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The Culture series or Culture cycle refers to a series of novels and short fiction written by Scottish author Iain Banks . The stories center around the Culture , a post-scarcity semi- anarchist utopia consisting of various humanoid races and managed by very advanced artificial intelligences

James A. Banks print that page

James Banks was born on September 24, 1941, to a family of farmers, his father was Matthew Banks and mother, Lula Holt Banks . He had studied at the McCullough Union School. He gained his associate’s degree with high scholastic honors from Chicago City Junior College in 1963. A year later

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Chip Banks print that page

Banks was the winner of the NFL Rookie of the Year Award and 4-Time AFC Pro Bowler (1982-83 & 1985-86) with the Cleveland Browns . Banks also played with the San Diego Chargers and Indianapolis Colts before retiring in 1993. [ edit ] College career He is a 1981 All-America graduate

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HSBC print that page

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HSBC Holdings plc was founded in London in 1991 by The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation to act as a new group holding company and to enable the acquisition of UK-based Midland Bank . [ 1 ] The origins of the bank lie in Hong Kong and Shanghai, where branches were first opened in

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation print that page

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HSBC is one of the oldest banking groups in the modern world. The bank is known locally simply as "The Bank", "Hongkong Bank" and "Lion Bank". Contents 1 History 1.1 Foundation 1.2 Business development 1.3 Second World War 1.4 International expansion 1.5 The creation of

HSBC Bank (Europe) print that page

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and houses some 8,000 staff over 42 levels. HSBC Bank Plc is the only one of Britain's big five banks to hold more deposits than loans (loan:deposit ratio of 90%). [ 1 ] This has led to the bank being seen as a less risky proposition than the other banks by investors and customers, as it

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housing developments built from the late 1960s onwards mostly on former marshland on the southern banks of the River Thames between the more established towns of Woolwich and Belvedere . Originally planned to have 60,000-100,000 residents, it is now estimated to be on target for a final

The Culture print that page

In vesting all power in his individualistic, sometime eccentric, but always benign, AI Minds, Banks knew what he was doing; this is the only way a liberal anarchy could be achieved, by taking what is best in humans and placing it beyond corruption, which means out of human control. The danger

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