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Uranium prices hit a new high after one of the world's richest potential sources of potential nuclear fuel was put out of reach by a subterranean flood. The 7% surge from $56 (£29.50) a pound to $60 is the biggest weekly rise in 20 years. The increase comes a week after a rock fall caused an uncontrollable flood at the unfinished Cigar Lake mine in Canada - The Daily Telegraph