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Roe v Wade: US firms pledge to pay staff travel expenses for abortions (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 14:30:50 GMT)
Disney, JP Morgan and Meta are among the companies to confirm such policies after the Roe v Wade ruling.

Ukraine war: UK joins ban on imports of Russian gold (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 08:32:49 GMT)
The move by the UK, US, Canada and Japan will "strike at the heart of Putin's war machine", the UK PM says.

Thousands of PwC staff to get 9% pay rise to offset cost of living (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 15:43:06 GMT)
The accountancy firm's chairman Kevin Ellis says the company "can't ignore market pressures".

Russia on brink of default as debt deadline looms (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 23:09:58 GMT)
The country is close to its first default since 1998 as sanctions block payments to creditors

Hajj travellers unable to fly due to ticket delay (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 14:39:34 GMT)
Some British Muslims who booked pilgrimages to Mecca could not fly after problems with a new system.

Rail strikes: Union boss urges government to 'tone down rhetoric' (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 13:32:52 GMT)
Passengers across Britain are facing a third day of travel disruption as rail strikes continue.

Cost of living: People cut back on food shopping as price rises bite (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 09:43:58 GMT)
Retail sales fell 0.5% in May as households cut spending in supermarkets due to the rising cost of living.

UK inflation rises at fastest rate for 40 years as food costs jump (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 13:52:42 GMT)
Food, energy and fuel price rises help drive inflation up in May at its fastest pace since 1982.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak defends likely pensions rise (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 13:53:52 GMT)
There's criticism of the move as ministers warn workers not to expect pay rises to match increasing costs.

Asda says some shoppers asking cashiers to stop at £30 (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 11:32:15 GMT)
Rising food prices are sparking a "massive change in behaviour", the supermarket's chairman tells the BBC.

Ofgem blamed as supplier failures lead to higher energy bills (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 23:14:01 GMT)
Billpayers are hit with £94 extra a year after 28 companies collapsed due to energy price hikes.

Union rejects Rolls-Royce £2,000 living-cost bonus (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 19:26:08 GMT)
Unite has rejected the offer of a lump sum and pay rise for thousands of Rolls-Royce staff.

Food bills are set to soar by £380 this year (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 10:13:13 GMT)
As grocery prices rise at their highest pace in 13 years, experts warn there are more hikes to come.

Interest-free loan scheme aims to reach 20,000 people (Sat, 18 Jun 2022 23:47:53 GMT)
People struggling with their finances can access small, zero-cost loans as part of a nationwide trial.

Big pay rises could push prices up, says minister (Fri, 17 Jun 2022 19:45:18 GMT)
Treasury minister Simon Clarke warns bosses to be "very careful" in setting wage increases.

People cut back on food, fuel and clothes as prices rise, BBC survey suggests (Fri, 17 Jun 2022 07:22:14 GMT)
More than eight in 10 people say they are worried about the cost-of-living, a BBC survey suggests.

Three things we're cutting back on as prices rise (Fri, 17 Jun 2022 12:03:30 GMT)
People in Birmingham and Kent tell the BBC how they are cutting back to cope with the cost of living crisis.

Row over M&S plan to redevelop flagship store (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 21:32:16 GMT)
The government is calling a review of the plans which include a smaller shop, offices and a gym.

Robinsons ends Wimbledon sponsorship after 86 years (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:47:36 GMT)
The soft drink has had a partnership with the tennis championships since the mid-1930s.

Risk of further BA strikes as more staff consulted (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:04:20 GMT)
The airline's engineers and call centre workers in the UK are being consulted over industrial action.

Train strikes: Why haven't they caused more disruption? (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 23:01:53 GMT)
The post-pandemic shift to working from home means disruption caused by the strikes has been more limited.

Toyota recalls electric cars over concerns about loose wheels (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 04:18:38 GMT)
The bZ4X is the Japanese motor industry giant's first mass-produced all-electric vehicle.

Two killed as Nio electric car falls from third floor office in Shanghai (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 03:28:51 GMT)
Pictures show a gaping hole in the side of car maker Nio's Shanghai HQ, and a smashed vehicle below.

Netflix cuts 300 more jobs after subscriptions fall (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 19:57:32 GMT)
In April the streaming giant reported its first subscriber loss in more than a decade.

British Airways Heathrow staff back summer strikes over pay (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:17:43 GMT)
About 700 workers at Heathrow Airport vote in favour of industrial action during the summer holidays.

Nike latest brand to leave Russia permanently (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:38:32 GMT)
Russia's economic isolation deepens as more Western companies leave the country.

Juul: US bans all products from leading vaping company (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:43:44 GMT)
Authorities say they do not have enough data to be sure Juul's e-cigarettes meet health standards.

More rail strikes extremely likely, says union boss (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 20:38:05 GMT)
Travellers are facing another day of disruption on the second day of strikes, as half the network closes.

Germany takes step closer to gas rationing (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 12:45:43 GMT)
The country triggers the "alarm" stage of its emergency gas plan after a drop in Russian supplies.

Davidstow Cathedral City cheese firm pollution fine (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 19:01:19 GMT)
Cathedral City manufacturer Dairy Crest has admitted polluting the local area over five years.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Dave Grohl and Bruce Springsteen join Paul McCartney at Glastonbury (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 00:26:58 GMT)
It is the star's first public appearance since the death of Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins.

How Ukraine left its mark on Glastonbury (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 12:38:19 GMT)
Eurovision winners and folk heroes played across the festival, spreading a message of resistance.

U2 singer Bono discusses discovering he has a half-brother (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 23:10:47 GMT)
The star discusses for the first time how his dad had another son, who he didn't know about for years.

Lauren Laverne pulls out of Glastonbury after mother dies (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 11:27:08 GMT)
The presenter says she is "utterly heartbroken", adding "Mam, I love you forever".

Greta Thunberg delivers a climate warning at Glastonbury (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 16:52:55 GMT)
The activist gives a stark message, while AJ Tracey criticises the lack of action over Grenfell.

Billie Eilish protests US abortion ruling at Glastonbury (Sat, 25 Jun 2022 01:02:29 GMT)
The 20-year-old calls the decision to end the constitutional right to abortion a "dark day".

Glastonbury: Zelensky addresses crowd as Libertines kick off festival (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:49:41 GMT)
The Ukrainian President delivered a message to festivalgoers, as the Libertines kicked off the music.

LGBT awards: Adele Roberts named role model of the year (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 21:02:59 GMT)
The Radio 1 presenter receives "role model" award for opening up the conversation around bowel cancer.

Katie Price avoids jail for restraint order breach (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 10:43:22 GMT)
The ex-model is sentenced for breaching a restraining order against her ex-husband's fiancée.

Harry Gration: Ex-BBC Look North presenter dies, aged 71 (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 18:00:04 GMT)
The 71-year-old broadcaster's wife pays tribute to her husband, saying "he will forever be with us".

West End top theatre ticket prices up 21% since pandemic, study says (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 09:40:02 GMT)
The most expensive seats for the musical Cabaret will set you back more than £300.

Glastonbury 2022: Billie Eilish to make history as youngest-ever headliner (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 00:03:18 GMT)
The pop star will be the festival's youngest-ever solo headliner when she tops the bill on Friday.

Glastonbury Festival-goers pay tribute to those lost to Covid (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 15:42:54 GMT)
Visitors are being invited to place their messages to late loved ones in a lotus flower sculpture.

Glastonbury: Mel C says The Spice Girls 'have chatted' about playing festival (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 10:13:00 GMT)
Mel C says performing at the legendary festival would be "the absolute dream" for the girl group.

As audiences return to Glastonbury and other festivals, will they cope? (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 23:20:06 GMT)
After two years of cancellations, music fans could experience a mixture of relief and anxiety.

The man who's DJ'd at Glastonbury for four decades (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:26:44 GMT)
Chris Bull has been playing songs between the main acts on Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage since 1983.

Glastonbury travel: BBC reporter's journey to festival (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 14:26:03 GMT)
BBC reporter Steffan Powell took an early train to the festival and it was quieter than expected.

Paul McCartney's Glastonbury warm-up gig instant sell-out (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 19:27:39 GMT)
Tickets to see the former Beatle at the Cheese and Grain in Frome on Friday sold out within minutes.

In pictures: Glastonbury 2022 (Sun, 26 Jun 2022 17:01:30 GMT)
Thousands of people are attending the event which has returned for the first time in three years.

Adele at Hyde Park: Singer Ruti part of star's all-female line-up (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:51:35 GMT)
Singer-songwriter Ruti, 22, is part of the all-female line-up for the star's two huge Hyde Park gigs.

How does blind comedian Chris McCausland play the HIGNFY picture round? (Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:54:04 GMT)
Comedian Chris McCausland reveals the secrets of playing the Have I Got News For You picture round.

Katie Price: The rise and fall of a glamour model (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 23:49:42 GMT)
The 44-year-old is due to be sentenced on Friday, after admitting breaching a restraining order.

El Sistema: How a Venezuelan music scheme changed Raploch (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:05:00 GMT)
Did music really change lives on one of Scotland's most deprived estates?

Emilia Clarke swaps Game of Thrones' dragons for Chekhov's The Seagull (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 23:31:51 GMT)
Actress Emilia Clarke explains why she is petrified ahead of her West End stage debut.

Beyoncé, Drake and the revival of 90s house music (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 10:19:54 GMT)
Both stars have turned to the deep grooves of house music for their new music. Here's why.

Sidhu Moose Wala: What we know about India rapper's murder (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 10:49:39 GMT)
Police have made a number of arrests, but how close are they to solving Sidhu Moose Wala's murder?

Actress Clara Darcy: Why I'm starring in a play about my brain tumour (Sat, 18 Jun 2022 00:08:48 GMT)
Actress Clara Darcy says she is grateful for having had a rare form of brain cancer.

Paul McCartney requests Carlisle band plays Glastonbury (Thu, 23 Jun 2022 16:45:57 GMT)
Hardwicke Circus will play Glastonbury's Rabbit Hole stage after Sir Paul McCartney recommended them.

Kate Bush on finding new fame with Stranger Things (Wed, 22 Jun 2022 11:10:11 GMT)
Her song Running Up That Hill has topped the charts in the UK - 37 years after it was first released.

Fatboy Slim DJ sessions to help people's mental health (Tue, 21 Jun 2022 05:23:14 GMT)
Norman Cook is volunteering for an NHS scheme to help those with severe mental health problems.

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