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Inaccurate bills are energy customers' biggest complaint, charity says (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 11:22:20 GMT)
Three in five say bills are the source of problems, as Citizens Advice rates the best and worst firms.

Superdry founder 'pleased with progress' despite loss (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:09:12 GMT)
The fashion chain's founder Julian Dunkerton says it will take two to three years to revive the brand.

Trump tariff deadline looms: 'It's very scary' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:49 GMT)
US customers could pay billions more for shoes each year if new tariffs on China take effect on Sunday.

'My boss lets us book hangover days' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:03:59 GMT)
One firm lets employees work from the comfort of their own sofa, even after they've been out drinking.

'I order takeaways six nights a week' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:32 GMT)
Ben Roberts spends up to £1,600 a month ordering in, more than three times the national average for a year.

Boeing: US regulator admits 'mistake' over aircraft crashes (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:54:25 GMT)
Safety regulator allowed the aircraft to continue flying despite its own analysis flagging warnings.

Championship 'bubble waiting to burst' with clubs posting record losses in Premier League 'gamble' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:01:54 GMT)
BBC Radio 5 Live's Investigations Unit explores the financial picture of the Championship - with one former chairman saying "thank God we're out".

Chemists demand clarity on cannabis-related goods (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:01:04 GMT)
Non-medicinal CBD is now on sale in High Street shops across the country, including chemists.

BBC iPlayer stops working on some Samsung TVs (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 19:02:14 GMT)
Eleven models are not expected to get a fix until after the Christmas holiday season.

Supercuts strikes rescue deal saving 1,000 jobs (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:37:04 GMT)
The owner of the Supercuts and Regis hairdressing chains has been saved from administration.

'Victory against Post Office one of the best days of my life' (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:32:13 GMT)
The Post Office is to pay almost £58m to settle a long-running dispute with sub-postmasters and postmistresses.

Brexit: Free trade deals 'won't offset leaving EU' (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:18:06 GMT)
New trade deals won't compensate for the economic damage of leaving the EU, Newsnight analysis finds.

UK pub sector expands for first time in 10 years (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 12:48:41 GMT)
After years of closures, official figures show a net gain of 320 new pubs in the year to March.

My Money: 'My mate spent £6 on four Hula Hoops packs' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:03:39 GMT)
As part of a new BBC blog series, Harriet Brown shares what she spent her money on this week.

How much do we really know about why we give to charity? (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:04:21 GMT)
Charity fundraising has become big business – but what’s the best way to encourage donations?

The secrets of 'food porn' viral videos (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:04:13 GMT)
Is the fashion for filming calorie-saturated food videos encouraging unhealthy eating?

'I slept in a cupboard for three months' (Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:07:51 GMT)
Entrepreneur Mathias Mikkelsen was so desperate to get into a 'hacker house' he slept in a closet.

Thomas Cook: 'They told me the money was safe' (Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:32:45 GMT)
Many angry Thomas Cook customers are still awaiting refunds for the holidays that never happened.

HMV faces the music in Christmas crunch test (Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:00:36 GMT)
Canadian Doug Putman rescued the UK music chain, but will the festive season make or break it?

General election 2019: What to look out for on the economy (Sat, 07 Dec 2019 10:11:46 GMT)
BBC Business Editor Faisal Islam looks at the economic issues at stake in the election.

How to have a more sustainable Christmas (Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:38:31 GMT)
From renting your tree, to sponsoring a turkey, a growing number of people are having a greener Christmas.

Bug busters: The tech behind new vaccines (Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:23:05 GMT)
A revolution in the way vaccines are developed is raising hopes of faster protection from deadly infections.

Macron pension reform: Why are French workers on strike? (Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:33:21 GMT)
Hospital staff, police and transport employees join France's biggest strike in decades - but what for?

A 'game changer' for cardboard box waste? (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:02:43 GMT)
A factory in France is trialling a more efficient way of packaging orders, Emma Simpson reports.

'Bring your true personality to your work' (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:03:27 GMT)
Health food boss James McMaster says he wants staff to bring their true personalities to their job.

LinkedIn loneliness video by Canterbury man goes viral (Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:48:35 GMT)
Mark Gaisford made a video about having no close friends and it went viral on social media.

Billionaire John Caudwell goes head-to-head with Labour's John McDonnell (Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:15:51 GMT)
John Caudwell goes head-to-head with the shadow chancellor after he stated that nobody needs or deserves to be a billionaire.

Saudi Aramco's eight decades of history (Fri, 06 Dec 2019 11:12:11 GMT)
Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil giant Saudi Aramco traces its history back to the 1930s.

How the egg box became a million dollar idea (Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:27:50 GMT)
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the egg box became a million dollar idea.

Lotus Evija: The £2.2m electric hypercar (Thu, 05 Dec 2019 09:16:46 GMT)
The Lotus Evija goes into production next year and Click gets a look at what drivers can expect.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Yungblud, Georgia and Celeste make the BBC Sound of 2020 longlist (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:14 GMT)
They're among 10 acts tipped for success in the annual BBC list, previously won by Adele and Sigrid.

Paul McCartney unwraps his 'secret' Christmas album (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 11:30:10 GMT)
Former Beatle Sir Paul says he has no plans to release his demo of traditional carol instrumentals.

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches tentative $25m deal with accusers' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:20:01 GMT)
The reported deal comes ahead of the film mogul's separate rape and sexual assault trial next month.

Nicky Campbell pays tribute to 'wonderful mum' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:34:07 GMT)
"The day she adopted me was the day I won the lottery," says the broadcaster, after his mother dies.

The X Factor to return in 2020, but its long-term future is uncertain (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 09:54:16 GMT)
ITV signs a new five-year deal for Britain's Got Talent but The X Factor is only confirmed for 2020.

From Brexit to Britten - John Humphrys gets weekly Classic FM show (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 12:05:08 GMT)
The former Today programme host will go from discussing Brexit to introducing Britten and Brahms.

Naturalist and presenter David Bellamy dies at 86 (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 22:36:06 GMT)
Tributes are paid to the "larger-than-life" TV broadcaster, scientist and conservationist.

Karen Gillan: 'I got rejected for the local panto' (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:26:01 GMT)
She is one of Scotland's biggest film stars, but Karen Gillan says her young dreams took a few knocks.

Stonehenge 1875 family photo may be earliest at monument (Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:24:32 GMT)
The picture of a family dressed in finery features in an exhibition charting 150 years of visitors.

Liam Payne on alcohol: 'My family were very worried' (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:39:39 GMT)
The star talks about sobriety, Cheryl, and the song that saw him accused of trivialising bisexuality.

The Strokes: A tale of two Fabrizio Morettis (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:10:06 GMT)
The Strokes drummer and the art dealer join forces for a curious new Sotheby's installation.

Golden Globes criticised for all-male director nominees (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:16:58 GMT)
After the release of another all-male nominee list for Best Director at the Golden Globes, we look at why women are not getting accolades in directing

Harvey Weinstein attends court using walking frame (Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:47:38 GMT)
A New York City judge increased the Hollywood's producer bail ahead of his sexual assault trial.

US reporter's guilt over live TV backside slap (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 18:49:31 GMT)
Alex Bozarjian said her "power" was taken after a man hit her backside while reporting in Georgia.

Banksy: Defaced artwork in Birmingham gets protection (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:09:59 GMT)
Man jumps over barriers to spray two red noses on festive mural in Birmingham.

Golden Globes 2019: Brits who might steal the show (Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:05:08 GMT)
With 27 nominations, it's a strong year for British talent at the US award show.

Morpurgo's Christmas (fire) cracker (Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:17:05 GMT)
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the yuletide offering from children's author, Sir Michael Morpurgo.

Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz II: The Welsh artist selling paintings to boxers (Sat, 07 Dec 2019 00:30:59 GMT)
A former boxer from Newport now sells his paintings to the likes of Tyson Fury and Andy Ruiz.

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