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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: 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:

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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.