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Martyn McLaughlin

10 years on from the dramatic day RBS ran out of money

10 years on from the dramatic day RBS ran out of money

The morning of 7 October 2008 began like any other morning for Sir Fred Goodwin. The chief executive officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland breakfasted at his suite in the Ritz in central London before a chauffeur-driven Mercedes whisked him on the 15 minute-trip north to the Landmark Hotel in Marylebone, where he had an 8.45am appointment.

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