Six bikes and their key role in BoE plans to tackle crisis


The Bank of England (BoE) considered buying bicycles so its officials could move around London in the event of a full-scale financial meltdown, it has been revealed.

The plan was disclosed by former City minister Lord Myners who said it "tells you a huge amount" about the Bank's understanding of complicated financial markets, the Telegraph reports. Speaking in the...

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