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  1. Video content

    Video caption: Northern Rock: 'We all thought our money was at risk'

    Ten years ago, worried Northern Rock customers queued outside branches hoping to get their money back.

  2. New £10 note arrives

    Kevin Peachey

    Personal finance reporter

    The new £10 note featuring novelist Jane Austen has entered circulation - marking a return of a woman in addition to the Queen on Bank of England notes.

    The launch comes after a four-month period when women, apart from the Queen, have not been represented on the Bank's notes.

    Man with note

    The last was the £5 note featuring reformer Elizabeth Fry which was replaced by a Winston Churchill fiver.

    The new £10 note is made of polymer and includes raised dots for blind people.

  3. Northern Rail boss in the hotseat

    Anna Snowdon

    BBC Local Live

    Peter Myers, the stakeholder manager from Northern Rail, will be on air until 10:00 with Mike Parr on BBC Tees taking your questions.

    You can get in touch by calling 01642 225511, texting your message (starting with the word TEES) to 81333 or email tees.studios@bbc.co.uk

  4. Weather: Sunny with scattered showers

    BBC Weather

    Today is expected to be sometimes sunny with a scattering of showers.

    These showers are more likely to be near coasts at first, but will form inland during the afternoon and possibly be thundery.

    It will feel cool sometimes in brisk northwesterly winds.

    Click here for more weather.

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