In September Northern Rock, Britain's fifth-biggest mortgage lender, was granted emergency funding by the Bank of England after finding itself unable to secure loans from elsewhere.
The news leads to the first run on a British bank for more than a century as thousands of depositors queue to get their money out. Billions were withdrawn within hours. The crisis only passes when Chancellor Alistair Darling agrees to guarantee all savings after injecting billions into the fledging company.
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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Britain to experience up to 120 days of snow in coldest conditions in years.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
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