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'Funeral' at Bank of England for lost savings

6 March 2014 Last updated at 15:36 GMT

A fake funeral has been held outside the Bank of England to mark five years of interest rates being held at the record low of 0.5%.

While the move has benefitted many borrowers, it has meant poor returns for those with money in UK bank accounts.

Simon Rose from Save Our Savers told BBC News that low rates - combined with inflation - had cost UK savers £326bn over the past five years.