Future over last two deep mines

UK Coal has struggled since a huge fire destroyed its main pit in the Midlands and has refused to comment on reports that it's seeking voluntary liquidation. The firm said it is holding talks "with a wide range of interested parties" over the future of its last two deep mines. David Hirst reports.

There are questions over the future of Britain's largest coal producer which employs hundreds of people across the Calendar region.

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UK Coal's future under scrutiny

The future of Britain's biggest coal company which employs hundreds of people across the Calendar region is under scrutiny this afternoon. UK Coal has refused to comment on reports that it's seeking voluntary liquidation.