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Music boss tops Britain's rich list (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT)
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.

VW chairman resigns in power struggle (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:41:36 GMT)
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.

'Inconsistency' in air duty refunds (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:18:49 GMT)
Parents due partial refunds on their children's air tickets face a variety of ways to claim the money.

Nasdaq and S&P 500 at record highs (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:49:50 GMT)
The Nasdaq and S&P 500 close at new record highs after US tech firms report strong first quarter profits.

'Up to 40% facing mortgage trap' (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:21:32 GMT)
Around 40% of homeowners with mortgages could struggle to move because they would not qualify for a new loan under tough new rules

HSBC considers moving HQ out of UK (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:15:53 GMT)
HSBC says it is considering whether to move its headquarters out of the UK, following "regulatory and structural reforms" in the banking industry.

Comcast ends Time Warner Cable deal (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:08:06 GMT)
US cable giant Comcast abandons its planned $45bn purchase of Time Warner Cable after failing to convince regulators the deal would not harm competition.

'Big, big problems' for Greek deal (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:02:03 GMT)
Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselboem warns that "big, big problems" need to be solved before any Greece debt deal can be agreed.

Government reduces Lloyds stake (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:43:00 GMT)
The government sells more shares in Lloyds, raising about £586m and taking its stake in the bank to below 21%.

Amazon web services 'growing fast' (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:56:10 GMT)
Amazon says its web services business generated sales of $1.57bn in the first quarter of the year and is profitable.

Tenants see 2.1% annual rise in rent (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:57:48 GMT)
The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 2.1% in the year to the end of March, official figures show.

Sales warning hits French Connection (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:14:32 GMT)
HSBC lifts the FTSE 100 as it mulls shifting its HQ abroad, but shares in French Connection dive almost 30% after it warns of weak sales.

Harley-Davidson recalls 46,000 bikes (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:32:32 GMT)
Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the US because the bikes could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage.

US airline boss gives up cash salary (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 01:56:16 GMT)
American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker joins a select group of company bosses opting to be paid entirely in stock.

VIDEO: Kent orchard spurs pear industry revival (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:02:58 GMT)
The UK's biggest conference pear orchard has been planted at a farm in Kent, using techniques already used abroad in a bid to help British producers compete with their foreign rivals.

VIDEO: Where is immigration welcome? (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:46:54 GMT)
Unemployment has hit a seven-year low, but more than a third of the new jobs created last year went to workers from abroad.

VIDEO: Homeowners 'may struggle to move' (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:28:25 GMT)
Up to four million homeowners could struggle to move house as a direct result of the new rules on mortgage applications which came in last year.

VIDEO: SA xenophobia: Will it affect trade? (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:27:28 GMT)
The wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa has damaged the image of the country as an investment destination.

VIDEO: India's tough market for booksellers (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:51:27 GMT)
One of India's most influential publishers tells the BBC that it's 'very hard' to make money in the Indian book industry.

VIDEO: Singapore: Submarines and speedboats (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:43:31 GMT)
Submarines and $100m super yachts will be on show this weekend at the Singapore boat show.

VIDEO: Greek bailout talks - in 90 seconds (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:02:50 GMT)
BBC News looks at some of the key points at stake, as Eurozone ministers continue to negotiate the Greek bailout.

VIDEO: How did Britain's debt mountain pile up? (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:43:37 GMT)
The BBC's Steph McGovern reports on the events which brought the British financial system close to collapse.

Is your partner a financial bully? (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:00:31 GMT)
Is your partner a financial bully?

Snooker looks to big breaks in China (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:02:06 GMT)
Snooker looks for big breaks in China

Bitcoin Island: the currency comes clean (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:02:30 GMT)
The small island that's going big on bitcoin

Is this the end for the 'super-jumbo'? (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:01:09 GMT)
Why the era of the 'super jumbo' could be over

The middle of nowhere businesses (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:02:21 GMT)
The rewards of doing business off the beaten track

Will Wonga and other payday lenders survive? (Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:02:38 GMT)
Will payday lenders survive a tougher regime?

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Fellowes to adapt Trollope novel (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:31:28 GMT)
Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is to adapt Anthony Trollope's Doctor Thorne - one of his favourite novels - for TV.

Music boss tops Britain's rich list (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:22:33 GMT)
Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik is Britain's richest man with a £13.17bn fortune, but the Queen has dropped out of the top 300 for the first time, according to the Sunday Times.

MasterChef 2015 winner crowned (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:57:28 GMT)
A data manager from Oldham has been crowned champion of MasterChef 2015.

Bruce Jenner: I am a woman (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:53:34 GMT)
The reality TV star and Olympic gold medallist says he still has male body parts but considers himself female.

Six compete for Museum of the Year (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:12:24 GMT)
Six UK museums, including London's Imperial War Museum and Belfast's The MAC are competing for the title of Museum of the Year 2015.

Top Gear producer Wilman quits show (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:15:11 GMT)
Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman has quit the BBC show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure, the BBC has confirmed.

US child star 'takes own life' (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:29:11 GMT)
Sawyer Sweeten, the child star of hit US show Everybody Loves Raymond, takes his own life at his family home in Texas.

McGough: 'Children need more poetry' (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:49:44 GMT)
Poet Roger McGough says not enough children's poetry books are published, as 2015 Children's Poetry Award shortlist is announced.

Native Americans quit Sandler set (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:40:31 GMT)
Several Native American actors walk off the set of an Adam Sandler comedy, claiming the film is "totally disrespectful" of Apache culture.

Grey's 'McDreamy' in dramatic exit (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:57 GMT)
Patrick Dempsey's character Dr Derek Shepherd, known as McDreamy, makes a surprise exit from US medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

Moore not a fan of demand film trend (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:54:27 GMT)
Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore criticises the trend for simultaneous cinema and on demand release dates for films

Furious 8 set for 2017 release (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:47:55 GMT)
The next chapter in the Fast and Furious franchise will hit cinema screens in 2017, star Vin Diesel confirmed at CinemaCon this week.

Primal Scream to receive 'icon' award (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:49:04 GMT)
Indie band Primal Scream will be named musical icons at the Silver Clef Awards later this year.

VIDEO: Stars turn out for White House dinner (Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:26:35 GMT)
A little bit of Hollywood glamour rubbed shoulders with Barack Obama on Saturday night in Washington - at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

VIDEO: Bruce Jenner: Living as a woman (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:50:15 GMT)
The US Olympic gold medallist and reality TV personality, Bruce Jenner, has said he is transgender and identifies as a woman.

VIDEO: Avengers director: 'There was doubt' (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:08:43 GMT)
After two years in the making, Avengers sequel Age of Ultron is due to be released on 1 May.

VIDEO: Plasticine art on show at Sotheby's (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:10:03 GMT)
Henry Hudson has impressed the art establishment with his unique use of Plasticine, and now Sotherby's is exhibiting his new work.

VIDEO: India's tough market for booksellers (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:51:27 GMT)
One of India's most influential publishers tells the BBC that it's 'very hard' to make money in the Indian book industry.

VIDEO: Replica recreates prehistoric cave (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:32:51 GMT)
BBC Newsnight gets rare access to one of the most important cave art sites in the world - and visits its vast replica, which is about to open in France.

VIDEO: W1A: Back to poke fun at the Beeb (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:11:25 GMT)
W1A, the "mockumentary" which satirises the BBC. returns for a second series on Thursday 23 April.

VIDEO: Shakespeare's Globe goes virtual (Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:10:37 GMT)
A new app lets you take a tour of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London - but how close is it to the real thing?

On set with the Avengers (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:28:24 GMT)
On set with the cast of the Avengers

'It's not just about performing' (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:01:09 GMT)
Top women in the arts offer advice to girls

Warchus to be 'invisible' at Old Vic (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 05:57:27 GMT)
I'll be almost invisible, says Old Vic's new boss

Iceland's Facebook war over sex education (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:35:58 GMT)
Musician questions sex education in Iceland

Mass hysteria and female bonding (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 06:49:52 GMT)
Mass hysteria and female bonding meet in The Falling

Marvel Avenged: From financial ruin to the biggest film franchise in history (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:04:02 GMT)
From financial ruin to the biggest film franchise in history

In pictures: Sony World Photography Awards 2015 (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:00:33 GMT)
Sony World Photography Awards 2015

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