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It wasn't just savers and shareholders who were affected by the collapse of Northern Rock - every year some of the bank's profits had been given to charities.
They say the Northern Rock Foundation's closure means it is sorely missed at a time when funding is at an all time low.
Jonny Blair reports on how the community chest ran out:
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Ten years after the collapse of Northern Rock, some investors are still fighting for compensation for their shares.
When the government took control of the struggling bank, customer's life-savings were guaranteed - but shareholders received nothing.
Jonny Blair examines the impact on the lives of former customers and workers:
The stories of three people who lost out when the run on the bank at Northern Rock started the company's collapse.Read the full story ›
It's ten years since panicked customers queued to withdraw their savings from Northern Rock, the first run on a UK bank in more than a century.
The effects of the sudden and shocking collapse of Northern Rock were felt way beyond the North East
Jonny Blair investigates the high stakes of the ultimate financial gamble:
Northern Rock wasn't unusual in that it borrowed money from other banks, but it didn't change its strategy when a financial crisis hit the United States.
Jonny Blair explains what went wrong for the Rock:
It's a decade since panicked customers queued to withdraw their savings from the Rock, the first run on a UK bank in more than a century.Read the full story ›