22/05/2017 10:50 BST

Shareholders' Court Action Against RBS Adjourned For Settlement Talks

Legal action at the High Court by thousands of shareholders against Royal Bank of Scotland has been adjourned for 24 hours for settlement talks.

The adjournment, which was agreed by the claimants and the defendants, was granted at a brief hearing in London by Mr Justice Hildyard.

He was told by Jonathan Nash QC, for the shareholders: "The parties are currently involved in settlement discussions and are hopeful of making progress."