The Run on the Rock

Ten years ago, scores of people queued outside Northern Rock branches around the country to withdraw their savings

It followed news that the company had asked the Bank of England for an emergency loan.

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Northern Rock: Part 3 of our special report

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:

Northern Rock: Part 2 of our special report

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:

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Northern Rock: Special report 10 years on

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: What went wrong?

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:

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  • Northern Rock: 10 years on

    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.