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City firms may lose 'prized' EU access, say eurozone leaders (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:39:04 GMT)
The UK's major finance firms risk losing unrestricted access to the EU, say eurozone leaders, as the City of London loses a powerful voice in Brussels.

HSBC 'to move jobs to Paris if UK leaves single market' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:35:11 GMT)
HSBC would move up to 1,000 staff from London to Paris if Britain left the single market and was not part of the European Economic Area, the BBC understands.

Wetherspoon boss Martin says Brexit worry 'understandable' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:21:25 GMT)
Brexit businessman Tim Martin, founder of the Wetherspoons pub chain, says anxiety is "understandable", but adds there is no need to rush into EU exit talks.

Soros warns of EU disintegration (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:21:18 GMT)
Billionaire investor George Soros warns that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".

EU referendum: Moody's cut UK's credit outlook to 'negative' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:29:20 GMT)
The UK has its credit rating outlook cut to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.

How will Brexit affect your finances? (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:07:24 GMT)
Leaving the European Union is likely to have profound consequences for every household in the UK. Here's how your personal finances could be affected.

EU referendum: UK's EU commissioner Lord Hill to resign (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:46:48 GMT)
The UK's EU Commissioner Lord Hill announces he is to stand down, saying "what is done cannot be undone" after the UK votes to leave the European Union.

UK car industry needs 'swift EU deal to curb high tariffs' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:46:20 GMT)
The UK government must act quickly to secure favourable terms for a key export sector, says industry expert Professor David Bailey.

JCB boss says 'little to fear' from Brexit (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:52:45 GMT)
The UK has "little to fear from leaving the EU", says Lord Bamford, the chairman of JCB.

Obama: Special relationship remains despite Brexit (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:16:55 GMT)
Barack Obama said that the special relationship between the US and the UK would endure despite Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

EU referendum: Drivers 'could face rising petrol prices' (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:06:30 GMT)
Drivers could face higher petrol and diesel prices as a result of the vote to leave the EU, retailers suggest.

Stock markets tumble after Leave vote (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:59:59 GMT)
Wall Street and the FTSE 100 both fall sharply in a wild day of trading after the UK votes to leave the European Union.

Thomas Cook suspends online currency sales as demand surges (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:55:01 GMT)
The fall in the value of sterling sparks a rush to exchange travel money, prompting Thomas Cook to suspend online sales.

UK interest rate 'likely to hit zero' following Brexit (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:09:25 GMT)
UBS economist warns of two rate cuts over six months amid predictions UK economic growth will slow and the pound will fall further.

Property market lull may follow vote to leave EU (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:58:50 GMT)
Commentators suggest the lull in the UK property market will continue in response to the UK's vote to leave the EU.

City shock at referendum result (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:39:57 GMT)
Tens of thousands of City staff who turned up for work this morning found their professional world turned upside down.

Brexit: What does it mean for expats, here and in the EU? (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:26:10 GMT)
How does the UK's vote to leave the European Union affect British expats in Europe, and EU nationals working in the UK?

EU referendum: What does a rating agency warning mean? (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:00:16 GMT)
The BBC’s Andrew Verity explains what a warning from a rating agency means.

Brexit: What will happen to my...? (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:40:41 GMT)
BBC News looks at some of the practical changes that follow from the UK's decision to leave the EU.

Brexit: Are house prices really going to fall? (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:03:40 GMT)
Now we've voted to leave the EU, are house prices really going to fall, asks the BBC's Simon Gompertz.

How might Brexit affect your summer holidays? (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:45:21 GMT)
The BBC's Simon Gompertz looks at how the UK's vote to leave the EU might affect British holidaymakers.

Christine Lagarde: 'We, ourselves, stand ready' for Brexit (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:24:56 GMT)
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, gives her reaction to the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

Brexit: Seven economic indicators to watch (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:34:49 GMT)
What key indicators will investors be looking at now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union?

Ask Andy: What happens to the pound after UK vote? (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:38:42 GMT)
The BBC's Andrew Verity explains the economic impact the changing value of the pound can have.

The rise and fall of African economies (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:40:53 GMT)
Colm O'Regan asks why economies in the same continent seem to be moving in different directions.

Brexit: UK tech sector reacts to Leave vote (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:48:49 GMT)
Now the UK has decided to leave the European Union, technology firms are left to wonder what the future holds.

Uber to 'hide' surge pricing notifications (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:57:02 GMT)
Uber is to hide surge pricing notifications for more users to make its app less "complicated".

Trade deal challenges (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 08:04:13 GMT)
The UK government must resolve key issues with the EU, including immigrants' access to Britain, as well as trade deals and tariffs.

EU 'bank passport' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:10:02 GMT)
The are fears that the UK's financial sector may lose its access to the European Union markets, as Andrew Walker reports.

After Brexit (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:28:23 GMT)
Now that the British public has voted for Brexit, what exactly will be the economic effects? Here are five areas where experts say we should pay close attention.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Emotional Adele wows Glastonbury (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:15:09 GMT)
Pop star Adele wins over the Glastonbury festival with a generous, triumphant set.

Glastonbury's Grime take-over (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:12:45 GMT)
Glastonbury's Sonic Stage boasted an all-Grime line-up on Friday. The performers explain what that means for UK hip-hop.

Prince's Yellow Cloud guitar fetches $137,500 at US auction (Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:02:35 GMT)
A Yellow Cloud electric guitar owned and played by the late pop star Prince has sold at auction in the US for $137,500.

EU leave vote prompts mixed arts response (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:57:21 GMT)
Entertainment figures and arts bodies greet the Leave referendum result with a mixture of views.

Drake breaks UK singles chart record with One Dance (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:49:31 GMT)
Canadian rapper Drake achieves a notable feat by having the longest-running UK number one single since legal music downloads began counting towards chart positions.

Adele's 25 to be available on streaming sites (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:12:51 GMT)
Adele's record-breaking album 25 is being made available on streaming sites such as Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal.

Led Zeppelin cleared of plagiarism in Stairway case (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:54:32 GMT)
Led Zeppelin did not plagiarise the opening chords of the rock epic Stairway to Heaven from the US band Spirit, a jury in Los Angeles finds.

Ralph Stanley, US bluegrass pioneer, dies aged 89 (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:04:24 GMT)
Ralph Stanley, the US singer who, with his brother Carter, helped popularise the bluegrass genre, dies from skin cancer at the age of 89.

Should catch-up TV figures count? (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:34:48 GMT)
The new series of Top Gear may not have had the strongest on-the-night viewing figures, but in the rapidly-changing television landscape of catch-up TV, does that matter?

Wayne Jackson, Memphis Horns trumpeter, dies aged 74 (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:26:59 GMT)
Trumpeter Wayne Jackson, who formed the Memphis Horns duo with saxophonist Andrew Love, dies of congestive heart failure at the age of 74.

Riba Awards: York abbey, M5 services and Liverpool hospital honoured (Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:52:24 GMT)
A grass-roofed children's hospital, a Yorkshire abbey and a "tranquil" motorway services are honoured by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Larry Lamb and Phil Daniels in Hatton Garden heist film (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:14:51 GMT)
Former EastEnders stars Larry Lamb and Phil Daniels are starring in The Hatton Garden Job, a film about the 2015 London heist where £14m worth of jewellery and goods were stolen.

Robbie Williams 'may return' for Take That anniversary (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:19:08 GMT)
Robbie Williams may rejoin Take That for a 25th anniversary album and tour, the band's members reveal.

Harry Rabinowitz, composer and conductor, dies at 100 (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:15:22 GMT)
Composer and conductor Harry Rabinowitz, who conducted the scores for more than 60 films including Chariots of Fire, dies at the age of 100.

HBO cancels Jagger and Scorsese Vinyl drama (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:35:07 GMT)
Sir Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese's music business drama Vinyl is cancelled by HBO after one season.

Uma Thurman 'breaks bones' in horse accident (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:42:56 GMT)
Actress Uma Thurman is injured in a riding accident while holidaying on the Caribbean island of St Barts, her publicist confirms.

Albarn: 'We will change Brexit result' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 09:17:21 GMT)
Singers Damon Albarn and Billy Bragg say they are dismayed by the outcome of the EU referendum.

EU referendum: Brexit letters from Glastonbury (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:32:51 GMT)
Young people at the Glastonbury Festival give their messages to people who voted in the EU referendum.

Priyanka Chopra: 'I hate that we are called Bollywood' (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:08:07 GMT)
Actress Priyanka Chopra tells the BBC Asian Network she does not like the Bollywood label

EU referendum: Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe sketches Brexit (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:13:09 GMT)
Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe joined the BBC's Nick Robinson to sketch some politicians post-Brexit.

Nile Rodgers on funking up a festival (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:55:34 GMT)
Music supremo Nile Rodgers and his Boomerang collaborator Emin talk about London's Fold Festival.

Glastonbury 2016: Is this the muddiest start ever? (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:02:43 GMT)
There may be no music yet but Glastonbury has already kicked off in Somerset, with a muddy welcome awaiting festival-goers.

Harry Styles 'signs solo record deal', sparking rumours he'll quit 1D for good (Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:46:30 GMT)
One Direction are currently on hiatus, and now Harry Styles has signed to a record label on his own.

Game of Thrones stars receive big pay rises for eighth series of HBO show (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:23:57 GMT)
The main stars of Game of Thrones are getting big pay rises ahead of the seventh and eighth series of the show.

Making history (Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:32:49 GMT)
The biggest open-air performance since the London Olympics aims to show 2,000 years of history and bring prosperity to a corner of England.

Bookstore crusade (Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:15:59 GMT)
Britain's poet laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy talks about her reading tour of 15 venues to support struggling local bookstores.

Going viral (Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:27:08 GMT)
Best known for his best-selling fantasy book series Time Riders, author Alex Scarrow's latest novel, Remade, takes him firmly into the realm of horror.

Muddy Waters (Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:09:02 GMT)
A guide to 11 suggested acts to check out at Glastonbury.

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