Dec 24 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
RBS seeks German banking licence on.ft.com/2BBvdCs
Gatwick drone suspects released by police without charge on.ft.com/2BGt0Wf
Trump removes Mattis two months early after rebuke on.ft.com/2QOZw2S
Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc has applied for a German banking license to help maintain access to European markets after Britain's exit from the European Union.
British police on Sunday released without charge two people arrested earlier in an inquiry over drone activity that brought the Gatwick airport in London to a standstill in recent days.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was replacing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis two months earlier than had been expected. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom; Editing by Daniel Wallis)