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French heir discovers 100kg of gold hidden in house

A man who inherited a house from a relative in Normandy, France, found even more reasons to be cheerful when he discovered 100kg of gold hidden under furniture.

A man who inherited a house from a relative in Normandy, France, found even more reasons to be cheerful when he discovered 100kg of gold hidden under furniture.

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Errigo outclasses her rivals to win Shanghai Grand Prix title

The Italian Arianna Errigo had a golden day at the office when she won the Shanghai International Fencing Federation Grand Prix against the American Lee…

The Italian Arianna Errigo had a golden day at the office when she won the Shanghai International Fencing Federation Grand Prix against the American Lee…

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Catching China's cold

It is said when America sneezes the world catches a cold. In this first edition of 2016 we look at what happens to the world when China gets sick

It is said when America sneezes the world catches a cold. In this first edition of 2016 we look at what happens to the world when China gets sick

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Police in Peru raid and destroy illegal Amazonian gold mines

Peruvian police have destroyed dozens of illegal gold mining camps close to the Amazonian nature reserve. Peru raids illegal gold mines #video

Peruvian police have destroyed dozens of illegal gold mining camps close to the Amazonian nature reserve. Peru raids illegal gold mines #video

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No gold and no Nazi train in Poland say experts

Claims a Nazi train rumoured to be carrying gems and gold lies in an underground tunnel in Poland have been discounted. Geology experts who

Claims a Nazi train rumoured to be carrying gems and gold lies in an underground tunnel in Poland have been discounted. Geology experts who

Business

Gold loses lustre as prices fall to a six-year low

All that glitters is not gold and gold is not so shiny at the moment as it falls to its lowest price in almost six years. Gold prices falls B50 to

All that glitters is not gold and gold is not so shiny at the moment as it falls to its lowest price in almost six years. Gold prices falls B50 to

Business

Investors play safe amid security concerns

European investors are said to have been returning to safer assets as markets focus on international security issues in the wake of the Paris

European investors are said to have been returning to safer assets as markets focus on international security issues in the wake of the Paris

Business

Investors turn to precious metals as safe havens

Welcome to Business Middle East. This week we are taking a look at commodity prices. There is a ray of hope for the price of oil and precious metals

Welcome to Business Middle East. This week we are taking a look at commodity prices. There is a ray of hope for the price of oil and precious metals

Business

A painful Q3: global markets grim after worst quarter in years

In four years the financial markets have not hit seen such lows as they have done in third quarter of 2015. Successive declines hit global stocks

In four years the financial markets have not hit seen such lows as they have done in third quarter of 2015. Successive declines hit global stocks

Business

Global gold price setting arrives in the 21st century

A new era of gold pricing and Kuwait’s budgetary concerns are the issues in this edition of Business Middle East. Better late than never, the gold

A new era of gold pricing and Kuwait’s budgetary concerns are the issues in this edition of Business Middle East. Better late than never, the gold

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Gold market drops traditional trading and goes electronic

It was only matter of time, but now technology has caught up with one the world’s most precious metals. Trading in gold has gone electronic ending a

It was only matter of time, but now technology has caught up with one the world’s most precious metals. Trading in gold has gone electronic ending a

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Gold prices remain near four-month highs

A haven from risk and back with a shine. Gold retreated slightly on Monday – spot gold XAU was down 0.3 percent at one thousand two hundred and

A haven from risk and back with a shine. Gold retreated slightly on Monday – spot gold XAU was down 0.3 percent at one thousand two hundred and

Business

Swiss gold's S.O.S

The Swiss National Bank currently faces one of its biggest challenges – Save Our Swiss Gold – a referendum on its gold holdings organised by the

The Swiss National Bank currently faces one of its biggest challenges – Save Our Swiss Gold – a referendum on its gold holdings organised by the

Business

Gold weakens further as dollar marches on

Gold continues to lose its lustre for investors as the yellow metal fell to a near four-year-low on Monday, the run strengthened by feelings the

Gold continues to lose its lustre for investors as the yellow metal fell to a near four-year-low on Monday, the run strengthened by feelings the

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North Korea: crowds greet athletes returning from Asian Games

North Korean athletes were greeted by crowds on their return from the Asian Games on Sunday. The players of the women’s football team, who won gold

North Korean athletes were greeted by crowds on their return from the Asian Games on Sunday. The players of the women’s football team, who won gold

Business

Gold prices: Who has the Midas touch?

The glint of gold has caught the eye of Business Middle East. It was a golden week for buyers of bullion as prices continued to drop. Prices

The glint of gold has caught the eye of Business Middle East. It was a golden week for buyers of bullion as prices continued to drop. Prices

Business

Gold slides as Fed indications push dollar higher

Investors have been selling gold as the US dollar jumped in value. The spot gold price slipped one percent on Wednesday, and on Thursday touched

Investors have been selling gold as the US dollar jumped in value. The spot gold price slipped one percent on Wednesday, and on Thursday touched

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20 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua as search continues

Twenty miners who had been trapped underground for two days after a landslide at a gold mine in Nicaragua have been freed. Authorities said the men

Twenty miners who had been trapped underground for two days after a landslide at a gold mine in Nicaragua have been freed. Authorities said the men

Business

A little shine on gold

Gold prices rose in early trading on Monday, May 12 – pushed by the weaker US dollar and tensions in Ukraine. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at

Gold prices rose in early trading on Monday, May 12 – pushed by the weaker US dollar and tensions in Ukraine. Spot gold was up 0.4 percent at

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California couple unearth $10m Gold Rush-era coins

At first the Californian couple out for a walk on their rural property thought they had stumbled across an old can of paint. Closer inspection

At first the Californian couple out for a walk on their rural property thought they had stumbled across an old can of paint. Closer inspection

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Gold bars found in airplane toilets

Security officers in Kolkata have discovered twenty-four gold bars hidden in the toilets of a Jet Airways plane. The find was made after cleaning

Security officers in Kolkata have discovered twenty-four gold bars hidden in the toilets of a Jet Airways plane. The find was made after cleaning

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Romania puts off decision on controversial goldmine project

A decision on Romania’s controversial Rosia Montana goldmine project has been postponed by parliament until a special commission can report back in

A decision on Romania’s controversial Rosia Montana goldmine project has been postponed by parliament until a special commission can report back in

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Romanian gold mine project scrapped amid nightly protests

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has announced a controversial gold mining project will now not go ahead after nightly demonstrations in the

Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta has announced a controversial gold mining project will now not go ahead after nightly demonstrations in the