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Bolivian gold miners push into national park despite country’s green rhetoric
Mining co-ops – with oversize influence in the government – are moving into the Amazon’s Madidi national park

Thomas Graham in La Paz

19, Oct, 2022 @9:45 AM

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Investments and pensions: what can you do about UK financial turmoil?
The impact the fallout from Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget has had on your money

Patrick Collinson

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The sludge king: how one man turned an industrial wasteland into his own El Dorado
The long read: When a Romanian businessman returned to his hometown and found a city blighted by mining waste, he hatched a plan to restore it to its former glory. He became a local hero, but now prosecutors accuse of him a running a multimillion dollar fraud

Alexander Clapp

01, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s never enough’: the Senegal goldminers surviving from one nugget to the next
Thousands are lured to the Kédougou region by dreams of riches hidden underground. Fortunes rarely materialise, but still the pickaxes fall, night and day

Kaamil Ahmed in Kédougou

09, Aug, 2022 @6:45 AM

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How to protect your savings and pension from UK inflation
We look at some options for safeguarding your nest egg amid rising prices and interest rates

Patrick Collinson

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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After 350 years, sea gives up lost jewels of Spanish shipwreck
Marine archaeologists stunned by priceless cache long hidden beneath the Bahamas’ shark-infested waters

Dalya Alberge

31, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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EU foreign ministers weigh up ban on Russian gold imports
Bloc lines up latest sanctions amid divisions over their effectiveness at curbing Moscow’s war machine

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, Jul, 2022 @11:18 AM

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Russia ‘preparing legal action’ to unfreeze $600bn foreign currency reserves
Elvira Nabiullina lawsuits aim to release gold and foreign currency frozen amid sanctions over Ukraine invasion

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

19, Apr, 2022 @6:05 PM

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Petropavlovsk investors could be wiped out by sale, warns mining firm
London-listed company facing financial pressures after UK placed sanctions on key Russian client

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Apr, 2022 @9:57 AM

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Crypto’s gold standard claims are fading fast | Nils Pratley
Bitcoin and its ilk have slipped deeper alongside the market appetite for risk. Just look at the Nasdaq

Nils Pratley

25, Jan, 2022 @6:44 PM

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Investing in Lego more lucrative than gold, study suggests
Market for secondhand Lego also rises at a better rate annually than stocks, bonds, stamps, art and wine

Mark Sweney

10, Dec, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Why Primark’s American dream won’t be as ill-fated as Tesco’s
The UK discount retailer’s stateside adventure looks more credible than others who went before it

Nils Pratley

09, Nov, 2021 @8:15 PM

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