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Media playback is unsupported on your device For many Ugandans, the gold found deep underground in the hills of Mubende District was a lifeline.Over the past five years, an estimated 70,000 people have left their homes and moved to the gold fields, seeking – if not their fortunes – …

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Craft beer brewer aiming to be top of the hops

Jaega Wise used her chemical engineering background to start her own microbrewery in East London. Despite the pub industry struggling in recent years, from the increases in business rates and people drinking less, the craft beer sector is booming. Jaega runs Wild Card Brewery with three friends, and has …

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Cars for cheese?

Ahead of its exit from the European Union, the UK is currently negotiating to secure free trade agreements with several countries, but what does this kind of deal actually mean?When two countries agree to a free trade agreement, that does not normally mean the complete free movement of goods …

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Drivers avoid pay-by-phone parking bays, says the AA

Drivers are avoiding parking spots that require payment by phone as cash remains a more popular way to pay, according to the AA.The motoring organisation’s survey of 16,000 members suggests seven out of 10 would look for parking elsewhere rather than use the “pay by phone” meters.The AA says …

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Brexit may put 'extra burden' on BoE regulator

The “material extra burden” of Brexit planning may mean that the Bank of England’s financial regulator has less time for other matters. Sam Woods, chief executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority, has warned that having to make Brexit the top priority will significantly strain the authority’s resources. The warning …

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Disney to start online streaming, bypassing Netflix

Media giant Walt Disney plans to start its own online streaming services for movies, shows and sports in a shift aimed at bringing productions directly to consumers.The plans come as the firm grapples with falling television subscriptions and challenges from online video.It will launch an ESPN-branded sports service early …

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