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Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:25:52 GMT)
Some passengers face disruption after 79 Dublin-based pilots and others around Europe plan walkouts.

MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:35:02 GMT)
The MoneyTaker group has also stolen banking documents that may be used in future attacks.

Satoru Anzaki: Dying Japanese man throws 'end of life' party (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:35:20 GMT)
Satoru Anzaki, who has terminal cancer, invited 1,000 people to the party to thank them and say goodbye.

UK inflation rate at near six-year high (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:34:16 GMT)
Inflation hits 3.1% as the squeeze on household incomes continues.

Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:54:34 GMT)
The advertising giant is to change its tax arrangements in about 30 countries after a similar move in the UK.

Toni Mascolo, co-founder of salon chain Toni & Guy, dies (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:14:14 GMT)
Italian-born hairdresser who built his south London salon into a global chain dies

Tech firms could be held liable for extremism and abuse (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:30:20 GMT)
The BBC understands that an independent ethics watchdog will recommend new laws on online content.

House prices rise fastest in East Midlands (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:33:32 GMT)
East Midlands prices rose at the fastest pace in the year to October, while London saw the slowest growth.

Investigation ordered into 'misleading' festive tickets (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:05:25 GMT)
Customers have been sold tickets for trains that will not run or will be disrupted, a watchdog says.

Multiyork cuts staff as it searches for a buyer (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:15:44 GMT)
The Norfolk-based firm has shed 112 staff and left a further 500 employees facing uncertainty.

Forties pipeline shutdown 'worth £20m a day' (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:21:12 GMT)
A crack was found in the Forties pipeline which carries crude North Sea oil across land for processing.

US regulator halts Munchee digital-token sale (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:06:46 GMT)
The SEC halts an initial coin offering and warns consumers of the dangers of crypto-currency investment.

Westfield shopping centres bought in $25bn deal (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:19:34 GMT)
French property firm Unibail-Rodamco hopes to launch Westfield shopping centres in new markets.

Carpetright shares hit as profit forecast cut (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:31:44 GMT)
The retailer says full-year profits will be at the low end of forecasts amid an "unpredictable" market.

Renting a home: How much space will £100 buy you? (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:05:17 GMT)
The equivalent of a small garden shed in London, but five times that in Bradford.

How inflation is hitting Britain's bakers (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:11:39 GMT)
Bakery owner John Foster explains how the rising price of imports is affecting his business.

Helping poorer Kenyans pay for healthcare (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:13:56 GMT)
Paying for healthcare in Kenya has got easier thanks to M-Tiba, a mobile "electronic health wallet".

Job prospects 'will improve' under new economic action plan (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:09:18 GMT)
The new action plan means businesses have to make guarantees in order to get financial support.

UK inventors claim funding rules hold them back (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 13:12:20 GMT)
Garden shed inventors talk about the challenges they face to get government funding for their ideas.

Stefano Tresca: 'Fight your battles on a single front' (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:22:39 GMT)
CEO Secrets: Tech start-ups should concentrate on their core business and fight on one front at a time, says Stefano Tresca

Brexit: What still needs to be worked out? (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:18:29 GMT)
As the first phase of talks come to an end, what's been agreed and what is still to come?

The woman making money from food porn (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:21:51 GMT)
Meet Kimberly Espinel - the blogger teaching people how to photograph food for Instagram.

will.i.am: 'I want to be like Bill Gates' (Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:28:05 GMT)
Why will.i.am, the award-winning musician and front-man for the Black Eyed Peas is collaborating with coders.

German protest over Nazi toy soldiers on Amazon (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:14:16 GMT)
A German father petitions against the sale of Lego-style soldiers in Nazi uniforms.

Deliveroo and UberEats restaurant clients face new rules (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:30:17 GMT)
Restaurants face having to seek planning permission if they heavily use food delivery apps.

Care for all (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:14:41 GMT)
These are the choices faced by many families living in Kenya's slums. Could technology help?

Granny dam-builder (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:26:21 GMT)
The female social entrepreneur buildings dams for farms and villages across Rajasthan, India.

3am epiphany (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:19:19 GMT)
Kristina Karlsson set up her stationary business following a eureka moment, and it has since gone global.

A political Fed (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 20:30:18 GMT)
As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?

Paint and sip (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:30:22 GMT)
Learning to paint while enjoying a drink has become a popular pastime - but can you improve under the influence?

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has critics in raptures (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:13 GMT)
The latest film in the sci-fi saga gets glowing reviews ahead of its European premiere in London.

Katie Price breaks down over what could be 'last Christmas' with her mum (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:54:54 GMT)
The star's mother is suffering from the same incurable lung disease that killed Keith Chegwin.

JK Rowling made Companion of Honour (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:00:44 GMT)
The Harry Potter creator is given a special award that can only be held by 65 people at any one time.

Chaplin family plead to save London Cinema Museum (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:48:01 GMT)
The family of Charlie Chaplin is asking for the museum associated with the famous film star to be saved.

Apprentice winner's cake recall (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:51:41 GMT)
Ceredigion Apprentice winner Alana Spencer is recalling products over health risks.

THIS is how you respond to a Golden Globes snub (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:31:38 GMT)
The Big Sick star Kumail Nanjiani pretends to be Steven Spielberg after missing out on a Globe nod.

Netflix mocks viewers of Christmas film (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:58:44 GMT)
The platform sent a tweet addressing the "53 people" that have watched the film 18 days in a row.

Morrissey denies defending Kevin Spacey (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:59:12 GMT)
The singer disowns a newspaper interview in which he appeared to dismiss Spacey's alleged victims.

Victoria drama gets another series (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:42:04 GMT)
Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes will be back for the show's third series, which picks up the story in 1848.

Star Wars: Fans shouldn't worry if The Last Jedi gets bad reviews (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:57:35 GMT)
If The Last Jedi isn't an instant hit with the critics, it won't be the first time a Star Wars film's been wrongly panned.

Danny Boyle and Banksy's 'Alternativity' to be on BBC Two (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:27:19 GMT)
BBC Two is to show Danny Boyle staging an alternative nativity play at Banksy's Bethlehem hotel.

William and Kate are awarded Blue Peter badges (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:38:54 GMT)
The royal couple receive the accolade for their campaign work on mental health issues affecting children.

Why Peppa Pig's visits to the doctor set a bad example (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:46:25 GMT)
There are concerns the Pig family's inappropriate doctor calls encourage people to behave similarly.

Keith Chegwin: 'True telly legend' dies aged 60 (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:32:48 GMT)
The veteran TV presenter has died aged 60 after a long illness, his family says.

Golden Globes: Plummer nominated for Spacey role (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:01:29 GMT)
Other nominees for the Golden Globe awards include Helen Mirren and Judi Dench.

Apple Shazam: Why is the US company buying the music app? (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:09:08 GMT)
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.

Nureyev debuts but director still under arrest (Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:07:46 GMT)
A ballet about the famous Soviet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, who defected to the West, premiered five months late.

Paddington 2: The challenges of making the film (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:18:31 GMT)
An exclusive look at the visual effects behind the film Paddington 2.

Guantanamo Bay: Should inmate artwork go on display? (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:09:18 GMT)
Much of their artwork features the ocean, which despite being yards away, is hidden from view.

All aboard for Hollywood premiere (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:14:25 GMT)
Cruise liner Queen Mary 2 hosted the premiere of The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman.

Johnny Hallyday: Huge crowds gather to say farewell (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:01:29 GMT)
Hundreds of leather-clad bikers follow the French singer's coffin down the Champs-Elysees.

Brick Wonders: Norwich Lego exhibition showcases the world (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:02:24 GMT)
The Lego models have been created at an exhibition in Norwich.

Eurovision 2018: Australia ups the ante with Jessica Mauboy (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:13:08 GMT)
Jessica Mauboy, one of Australia's most popular singers, will represent her country in Lisbon next year.

Golden Globes: Full list of nominees (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:16:53 GMT)
The full list of nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards.

Has original music saved The X Factor? (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:50:00 GMT)
The most recent series was praised for the number of contestants who performed their own material.

Will Gompertz reviews Charles II: Art & Power ★★★★☆ (Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:57:45 GMT)
A show about Charles II, and the artistic legacy he left but is it a right-royal success?

Borehamwood blockbuster (Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:31:00 GMT)
The British film artists and technicians who brought a galaxy far, far away to life.

James Arthur: 'I've been a tortured soul' (Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:37:03 GMT)
The star says he pours his troubled past into music - and suggests he'd like to stop making ballads.

Little House on the Prairie: Still a haven for young fans (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:25:08 GMT)
Fans of the famous books about the American farming family explain their continued appeal.

Max Clifford: The publicist who became notorious (Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:44:05 GMT)
Publicist who became as famous as the celebrities he represented.

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