July 2 Santander UK said ATM and card
payments had been restored after a technical glitch prevented
many customers in the United Kingdom from withdrawing cash late
"Sorry again to everyone who has had problems this evening.
ATM and card payments are now working," Santander UK, the
British arm of Spanish bank Santander, said on its official
Hundreds of angry customers took to social media to vent
their anger after they were unable to withdraw cash from ATMs or
make payments using their debit cards.
Some customers reported that money appeared to have been
withdrawn from their account without actually receiving cash.
IT systems at Britain's banks are under scrutiny after a
series of incidents in past have left customers stranded.
(Reporting by Karen Rebelo in Bangalore; Editing by Steve