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Opencast coal mining, Mortgages with low deposits

As the UK's remaining deep coal mines all shut down this year, Peter White asks what's the future for opencast mining?
A look at the reported surge in low rate mortgages that only need a small deposit.
And how are the improved defences coming along after the floods of Winter 2013?

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45 minutes

Chapters

  • Air Compensation Row

    Airlines and lawmakers are in dispute over the length customers can claim for delays

    Duration: 06:51

  • Council Housing

    Councils are considering creating for-profit housing companies to create affordable homes

    Duration: 06:38

  • Coal Future

    Does opencast mining have a future in the UK?

    Duration: 11:19

  • Tidal Barriers

    Flood Defence improvements after the 2013 deluge

    Duration: 07:26

  • Low Deposit Mortgages

    How first time buyers are managing to get gome loans with a smaller deposit.

    Duration: 05:24

Broadcast

  • Fri 21 Aug 2015 12:15

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