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Sainsbury's to cut 2,000 jobs in cost-saving drive (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:05:22 GMT)
The UK supermarket plans to cut jobs in human resources as part of a £500m cost-saving plan.

UK inflation at highest since April 2012 (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:50:26 GMT)
Increases in transport and food prices push inflation to the highest rate for more than five years.

Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:43:29 GMT)
The global economic body says staying in the EU would have "significant" positive impact on growth.

How do you solve a problem like debt? Your questions answered (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:09:43 GMT)
We asked a debt expert your questions about debt.

House prices: Have they actually gone up in your neighbourhood? (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:16:30 GMT)
House prices are lower in real terms in many areas than 10 years ago. Use our calculator to find out how your neighbourhood has fared.

Legoland owner warns of terrorism impact to its profits (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:27:34 GMT)
Shares of Merlin Entertainment tumble 20% after the firm forecasts flat growth for this year.

Goldman Sachs results beat forecasts despite bond trading hit (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:19:27 GMT)
Third quarter profits at the US banking giant fall, but its results were not as bad as expected.

FCA agrees to RBS report scrutiny (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:25:33 GMT)
A committee of MPs had threatened to force publication of the report if the FCA did not agree.

Bombardier to partner Airbus on C-Series jets (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:14:10 GMT)
The European aerospace firm is to take a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jet project.

Asos profits surge as overseas sales boosted by weak pound (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:43:39 GMT)
The online fashion retailer's international sales have been boosted by the fall in sterling.

Vanguard boss warns on stock market highs (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:23:17 GMT)
One of the world's biggest investors says there could be a "decent-sized" fall in stock markets.

Ikea: why we have a love-hate relationship with the Swedish retailer (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:53:45 GMT)
The Swedish furniture giant has been in the UK for 30 years, and earned both fans and critics.

UK merger rules face change to bolster national security (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:54:50 GMT)
The government wants to be able to scrutinise deals with companies whose turnover is more than £1m.

Dow Jones index passes 23,000 milestone (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:50:16 GMT)
The benchmark US share index hits a fresh record high, helped by a set of strong corporate earnings.

EasyJet and Lufthansa make offers for parts of Alitalia (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:47:49 GMT)
The failing Italian airline has received seven offers from interested companies.

Credit Suisse targeted by activist fund (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:28:09 GMT)
The Swiss bank is facing calls from an investor to split itself into three parts.

Bricks and mortar shops are cashing in on online shopping (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:24:08 GMT)
The rise of online shopping has turned retail upside down but innovative retailers are combining online and offline shopping.

Master brewer: My rookie error (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:45:09 GMT)
Grain Brewery's founder Phil Halls thought that making beer was easy, but could he overcome his early problems before his business folded?

A brief history of the old pound coin (Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:10:28 GMT)
A brief history of the old pound coin as it drops out of circulation on Monday.

Swipe, scan and go: Staffless, cashless stores (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:23:05 GMT)
Developments in self-driving vehicles, mobile payments, data analysis and wireless tagging of stock could all completely change our shopping experience.

How Blu Tack became a million dollar idea (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:19:39 GMT)
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Blu Tack became a million dollar idea.

Trouble brews for Darjeeling tea (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:49:22 GMT)
Darjeeling tea may become more difficult to get hold of. Political unrest halted production for three month this year and this has hit India's entire tea industry.

South Africa's Zanzibaris fight over land development (Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:56:44 GMT)
The minority community in South Africa's Durban fighting locals over a housing development project.

Woodwork skills shortage prompts recruitment campaign (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:03:58 GMT)
The British Woodworking Federation warns the lack of skilled joiners is stifling business growth.

Five debt charts (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:29:42 GMT)
Young people are three times as likely to put essential items on credit as those over the age of 55.

Money quiz (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:42:02 GMT)
As part of our Money Matters coverage we have a quiz to test your personal finance knowledge.

Sweet success (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:30:42 GMT)
What's the best way to sell online? And how do you make sure your website really works?

Poison purifiers (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:20:31 GMT)
The social entrepreneurs innovating a clean water solution for Bangladesh's arsenic poisoning crisis

Strong currency (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:49:40 GMT)
Paresh Davdra developed his successful money exchange firm from the ground up.

Pipe perfection (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:48:41 GMT)
Designed in 1775, the S-bend was key to the flushing toilet, and public sanitation as we know it.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Reese Witherspoon says she was assaulted at 16 (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:53:46 GMT)
The Hollywood star says the incident was at the hands of an unnamed director.

Solo: A Star Wars Story revealed as Han Solo movie title (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:55:32 GMT)
The Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo will be released in May 2018.

Bjork elaborates on sexual assault claim (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:26:37 GMT)
The star provides a detailed account of the harassment she says she experienced on a film set.

What Sean Hughes wanted to happen after his death (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:19:35 GMT)
The comic, who died on Monday, wrote a poignant poem about his own death back in the 1990s.

Man Booker Prize: Winner of £50,000 award to be announced (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:28:13 GMT)
The winner of the prestigious fiction prize is to be revealed at a ceremony in London later.

What did people make of the Liar finale? (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:24:44 GMT)
Viewers divided over ending of ITV series. Was the punishment fitting for the crime?

Harvey Weinstein scandal: More Hollywood figures speak out (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:41:30 GMT)
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Scott Rosenberg and Lauren Holly all share stories about the disgraced producer.

Carrie Fisher sent a cow's tongue to a preying producer (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:17:17 GMT)
The Star Wars actress gave a cow tongue in a Tiffany box to teach the Hollywood producer a lesson.

Stormzy and J Hus lead the Mobo Awards nominations (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:16:52 GMT)
Jorja Smith, Stefflon Don and Mercury Prize winner Sampha are also up for awards.

Calls to cancel Katie Hopkins' appearance at Lewes Speakers Festival (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:23:45 GMT)
Attempts are being made to get the controversial columnist withdrawn from Lewes Speakers Festival.

Crimewatch is axed by the BBC after 33 years (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:58:46 GMT)
But daytime sister programme Crimewatch Roadshow will continue, the corporation says.

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You was written in 90 minutes (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:32:35 GMT)
Songwriter Steve Mac says working with Ed Sheeran on Shape of You was "extraordinary".

Tracey Emin helps Grenfell art auction raise £1.9m (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:41:09 GMT)
Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

Mamma Mia 2: Cher returns to cinema with role in musical (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:42:12 GMT)
The singer will return to the screen in the sequel to the Abba movie musical.

'Don't have nightmares': Crimewatch through the years (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01:36 GMT)
Looking back at Crimewatch as the BBC show is axed after 33 years.

Hollywood women speak out on harassment (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:19:20 GMT)
Actresses Margot Robbie and Lake Bell, alongside producer Kathleen Kennedy have spoken out.

Female friends for Thomas the Tank Engine (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:52:01 GMT)
The 70-year-old children's franchise has been revamped for the latest TV series.

Ex-Emmerdale star reveals 42nd Street wardrobe secrets (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:54:47 GMT)
Backstage with the stars of 42nd Street

Are US, UK and Russian politics similar? (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:02:19 GMT)
Armando Iannucci has written satires about all three, so what does he think?

Michael Jackson's choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:15:01 GMT)
High School Musical choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron

Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:25:29 GMT)
The pop star's tour dates could be in jeopardy after he has "a bit of a bicycle accident".

'Tis the season to be... Sia! (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:04:01 GMT)
Australian singer-songwriter Sia announces she's releasing a Christmas album.

The big cases Crimewatch helped solve (Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:11:31 GMT)
After 33 years on our screens, the BBC programme helped solve numerous police investigations.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie scoops UK Theatre Awards (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:07:48 GMT)
Everybody's Talking About Jamie is about a teenage boy who wants to be a drag queen.

Mick Fleetwood on the early days of Fleetwood Mac and why he's a terrible drummer (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:02:55 GMT)
The Fleetwood Mac star on the band's early days, and why he can't play the same rhythm twice.

Riverdale: Everything you need to know about Netflix's hit drama (Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:04:38 GMT)
As the second series starts this week, here's what you should know about Netflix's hit dark drama.

Jameela Jamil: How The Good Place star got so lucky (Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:45:58 GMT)
The former T4 presenter on how she "blagged" a Hollywood role in sitcom The Good Place.

Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know? (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:16:34 GMT)
Lots of people have said the producer's alleged harassment and abuse was "an open secret". How open?

Harvey Weinstein timeline: How the scandal unfolded (Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:45:33 GMT)
Key developments in the saga surrounding the film producer.

Beck: My last album won Kanye over (Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:57:27 GMT)
Colors singer bears no Grammy grudges with rapper ahead of new album release.

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