'˜Service outages' leave NatWest customers unable to access their bank accounts

Royal Bank of Scotland has confirmed that all of its consumer brands - NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank - are facing service outages for mobile and online banking.

The screen that greeted NatWest customers after they were unable to access their accounts. PIC: PA

RBS said: “We are aware that customers are currently experiencing issues logging into their online and mobile banking accounts.

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“We would like to apologise for the inconvenience. We are aware of the problem and are working to fix the issue.

“Customers can still use ATMs and telephone banking.”