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: 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.