HSBC’s curbed ‘risk appetite’ – and what it means for British Muslims

HSBC refuses to discuss the bank account closures. But we learned about World-Check, a confidential database owned by the financial information giant Thomson Reuters.

World-Check is used by 49 out of the largest 50 banks in the world to help them judge who to take on, or to retain, as clients.See More

Last year banking giant HSBC closed accounts of several British Muslims. Anna Meisel and Peter Oborne reveal how the decision was made