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Eat out to help out: 'We've had 15,000 bookings' (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 22:21:25 GMT)
Restaurants are cautiously optimistic after the first week of the government's discount scheme.

'I won a holiday but it turned out to be a big scam' (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:10:20 GMT)
Sammie Richardson was nearly duped by a fake competition on Instagram but there are more scams out there.

Coronavirus: Millions for small business 'sitting in council accounts' (Sat, 08 Aug 2020 07:04:08 GMT)
Government grants for small firms have to be claimed by the end of August.

British Airways: 'I felt forced to take redundancy' (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:57:54 GMT)
The airline's cabin crew who are not made redundant on Friday will still face steep pay cuts.

US jobs growth slows in July as pandemic takes toll (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:37:30 GMT)
American employers added 1.8 million jobs last month, down from 4.8 million in June.

TikTok threatens legal action against Trump US ban (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:43:28 GMT)
The Chinese firm says it is "shocked" by an order for US companies to stop doing business with the app.

Mini house-buying boom leads to highest ever monthly price (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:47:57 GMT)
The housing market is showing a 'surprising spike' as people return to buying property after the lockdown.

What is Tencent? (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 17:50:17 GMT)
The Chinese firm's investments include Fortnite, Tesla and Universal Music - but it's under fire in the US.

Energy bills: Millions set to see 'big savings' as price cap lowered (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:24:41 GMT)
The price cap for gas and electricity bills is lowered by energy watchdog Ofgem as wholesale costs fall.

Facebook founder sees wealth hit $100bn after TikTok rival launch (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 04:07:39 GMT)
The social media giant's shares rose on Thursday after the launch of its new TikTok rival Instagram Reels.

Coronavirus: UK 'will not hesitate' to add nations to quarantine list (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:10:47 GMT)
Chancellor warns there is "always the risk" holidays may be disrupted, as virus cases climb in France.

Coronavirus: Uber customer activity falls sharply (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 21:31:41 GMT)
The firm said its customer activity had almost halved despite a food delivery boom.

Coronavirus: Belgium, Andorra, and Bahamas added to UK quarantine list (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:54:38 GMT)
The changes start from 04:00 BST on Saturday except in Wales, where they started midnight Thursday.

Cosplay and Covid: Video gamers defy the virus (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:10:29 GMT)
Video game meet-up ChinaJoy was one of the first big shows staged in China since the pandemic began.

Travelex strikes rescue deal but 1,300 UK jobs go (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:17:59 GMT)
A cyber-attack followed by the Covid-19 crisis "acutely" hit the firm, administrators said.

Bank of England boss Bailey backs end of furlough scheme (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:02:16 GMT)
UK economy is still set for worst performance in 100 years according to the UK's central bank.

Is the US about to split the internet? (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:13:15 GMT)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.

Animal Crossing boosts Nintendo sales (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:12:15 GMT)
The Japanese firm sold roughly 10 times as many copies of the game in the quarter as any of its other titles.

Canada slaps retaliatory tariffs on US aluminium goods (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:20:10 GMT)
The retaliatory move comes after Canada's deputy prime minister promised a "dollar for dollar" fight

The coldest computers in the world (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:27:38 GMT)
New computers promise to cruise through old problems, but involve mind-boggling low temperatures.

BA staff facing redundancy or pay cuts speak out (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:15:34 GMT)
British Airways staff facing possible redundancy or pay cuts wore masks of airline bosses Willie Walsh and Alex Cruz as they vented their anger.

The woman pushing snow sport towards new heights (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 23:23:49 GMT)
British winter sports boss Vicky Gosling explains why Team GB is aiming for a record Olympic medal haul.

The islands that want tourists as well as fish (Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:28:30 GMT)
The Faroe Islands are trying to reduce their dependence on fishing industries.

Why stock markets are defying a shrinking economy (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 00:24:13 GMT)
Some of the reasons shares are disconnected from the real economy.

LinkedIn co-founder reveals key secret to success (Tue, 04 Aug 2020 23:20:28 GMT)
Allen Blue, who co-founded professional network LinkedIn, reveals how start-ups can achieve growth.

My Money: 'I eat biscuits like a naughty schoolboy' (Tue, 04 Aug 2020 23:30:47 GMT)
Mark Bauwens from France takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.

Virtual house hunting gets a pandemic boost (Mon, 03 Aug 2020 23:00:19 GMT)
Estate agents say demand has soared for tours of houses using virtual reality headsets.

The boss who bounced her way to £3m from just £200 (Sun, 02 Aug 2020 23:26:34 GMT)
How Kimberlee Perry grew trampoline fitness company Bounce, which is aimed at women.

‘We wanted to create a label for young people' (Mon, 03 Aug 2020 22:36:37 GMT)
Def Jam Africa tells the BBC how the record label is expanding to discover more talent in wider genres.

My Money: 'My daughter's therapy costs £5,490 each month' (Sat, 01 Aug 2020 23:23:41 GMT)
Matt Hitchcock from Singapore takes us through his week during the coronavirus pandemic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

11 of the best music videos from lockdown (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 23:57:13 GMT)
When lockdown thwarted musicians' plans to shoot music videos, they were forced to get creative.

James Nash shooting: Children's author and councillor dies (Sat, 08 Aug 2020 13:29:44 GMT)
James Nash was described as a "kind-hearted individual and a proactive parish councillor".

Dirty Dancing is the next stop on Hollywood's nostalgia trip (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:47:47 GMT)
Jennifer Grey is set to star in the sequel to the romantic drama classic... but is it a good idea?

Can a Eurovision-style song contest work in the US? (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 14:29:14 GMT)
The American Song Contest is set to air in 2021, organisers have announced.

I'm A Celebrity will swap jungle for ruined British castle, ITV says (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:12:58 GMT)
The reality show will swap the Australian jungle for a ruined British castle for this year's series.

Wayne Fontana: 1960s pop star dies at 74 (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:08:50 GMT)
He found stardom on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1960s with songs including Game Of Love.

American Idol creator Simon Fuller turns to TikTok talent (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:22:56 GMT)
Simon Fuller has teamed up with the video sharing app to find the next big pop group.

Coronavirus: Bloodstock hosts online festival for heavy metal fans (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 23:05:33 GMT)
Derbyshire's Bloodstock joins with 12 other European festivals for a virtual event.

The Matrix is a 'trans metaphor', Lilly Wachowski says (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:02:50 GMT)
Lilly Wachowski, who came out as trans in 2016, says the "world wasn't quite ready" in 1999.

Sushant Singh Rajput: Mystery and voyeurism around Bollywood star's death (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 23:11:51 GMT)
The investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's death has taken several twists and turns.

Daniel Kaluuya plays US revolutionary in Judas and the Black Messiah (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:21:14 GMT)
The British star is playing Black Panther Fred Hampton, whose death shocked America.

Why Nadia Rose put her 'finger up' to music bosses (Fri, 07 Aug 2020 02:59:38 GMT)
The rapper on controlling her own destiny, "outlandish" new music, and receiving texts from Rihanna.

Photographer captures swimming pools from above (Thu, 06 Aug 2020 16:34:03 GMT)
Brad Walls photographs the beauty of sun-drenched swimming pools from an aerial view.

Bad Boy Chiller Crew: Today Bradford, tomorrow we take over the world (Wed, 05 Aug 2020 23:58:46 GMT)
Rappers, comedians, influencers - and they're doing it all from the backstreets of Bradford.

Edward Enninful: Focusing Vogue on activism a 'no-brainer' (Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:01:41 GMT)
Vogue's September issue is described as a "rallying cry for the future" and includes 40 activists.

GCSEs: Here's why you shouldn't give up on poetry (Tue, 04 Aug 2020 16:12:19 GMT)
Poetry will become an optional subject area in GCSE English literature exams next year.

Melanie C: 'People think I'm mouthy, but I'm really quiet and gentle' (Sat, 01 Aug 2020 23:05:43 GMT)
The pop star on being misunderstood, the Spice Girls reunion and how she hates home schooling.

Bafta TV Awards 2020: Ten things we learned at the virtual ceremony (Sat, 01 Aug 2020 01:18:14 GMT)
The night's big highlights, from DIY trophies to Kermit and Miss Piggy.

Tourist posing for photo breaks 19th Century Antonio Canova sculpture (Wed, 05 Aug 2020 11:19:35 GMT)
A tourist has accidentally broken the toes of a historic artwork while visiting a museum in Italy.

British Vogue September issue: Edward Enninful showcases activists of 'hope' (Tue, 04 Aug 2020 22:29:01 GMT)
British Vogue's Edward Enninful says it was a "no-brainer" that the September issue would be about activism.

Bafta TV Awards: The best moments (Fri, 31 Jul 2020 23:17:01 GMT)
Watch the highlights of a very different Bafta TV Awards, where awards were accepted virtually.

Elmhurst Ballet School helping young dancers with body image (Tue, 28 Jul 2020 23:01:13 GMT)
The ballet world is competitive and the pressure on young dancers to achieve the "perfect physique" is high.

Coronavirus: Tokyo's famous Kabuki-za Theatre reopens after five months (Sat, 01 Aug 2020 16:03:26 GMT)
Capacity has been halved at the venue, with performers now wearing masks and sitting further apart.

Brain tumour patient Matty gives thanks for 800 letters (Thu, 30 Jul 2020 23:51:29 GMT)
Matty Hatton, 15, has received messages from astronaut Tim Peake and TV presenters Ant and Dec.

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