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Danger tumble dryers: I'm sorry, says Whirlpool executive (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 23:05:17 GMT)
A full recall of remaining fire-prone dryers is launched, four years after the safety issue first emerged.

Body-worn cameras to be compulsory for bailiffs (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 23:05:10 GMT)
The government says the move will help tackle "intimidation and aggression" used by some bailiffs.

Aid budget to be used by International Trade Department (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 06:49:54 GMT)
Part of the £14bn aid budget will be spent by Liam Fox's Department for International Trade.

Three resists watchdog's call for 'fairer' mobile phone fees (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:56:15 GMT)
Ofcom had called on networks to automatically cut prices for out-of-contract mobile subscribers.

Shares soar at 'China's Nasdaq' market debut (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:12:06 GMT)
China's new Nasdaq-style board comes as China is trying to assert itself as a global technology leader.

Avengers: Endgame set to pass Avatar as top box office movie (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:52:38 GMT)
The Marvel sequel's weekend take is set to push it past James Cameron's $2.7897bn-grossing epic.

Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 13:10:27 GMT)
Philip Hammond tells the BBC he plans to resign when Theresa May leaves office next week.

NDAs: New laws to crack down on 'gagging' clauses (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:33:49 GMT)
A ban will be placed on NDAs that stop people speaking to police, doctors or lawyers, ministers say.

The dos and don'ts of getting a pay rise (Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:30:22 GMT)
You deserve more money but how do you go about getting it, and what should you do - or not do?

Five holiday destinations where a weak pound still goes far (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:07:24 GMT)
The pound may be falling, but there are still plenty of places it goes a long way. We look at five.

Renters may get access to rogue landlord database (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:48:06 GMT)
Prospective tenants would be able to check if their landlord has convictions, under government plans.

Car parts from weeds: The future of green motoring? (Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:07:47 GMT)
The motor industry is trying to reduce its carbon footprint in a number of innovative ways.

Housing market: What are rent controls? (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:13:31 GMT)
A simple look at how rent controls work and how effective they are.

Should I offset my summer holiday flights? (Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:14:52 GMT)
As more of us worry about our carbon emissions, how can you offset your air travel?

The Insta king trying to dominate UK cannabis (Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:00:51 GMT)
Controversial cannabis firm Ignite's UK launch is causing a backlash in the nascent industry.

The CubeSat revolution changing the way we see the world (Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:07:39 GMT)
Small, cheap satellites can help us track pollution, crop yields and congestion like never before.

Females to the fore? What golf is doing to attract more women (Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:11:10 GMT)
Golf has realised it needs to make the sport more attractive to women, on and off the playing course.

Will ships without sailors be the future of trade? (Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:44:50 GMT)
May saw the world's first unmanned commercial shipping operation.

Three months after I was paralysed, I was back at work (Sun, 14 Jul 2019 23:09:49 GMT)
When tech entrepreneur Hiroki Takeuchi was paralysed in a cycling accident, he was back in work just three months later.

Cricket World Cup: Illegal bookmakers still thriving (Sat, 13 Jul 2019 23:07:01 GMT)
India's cricketers didn't make the World Cup final, but its bookmakers are still making millions.

How the 2019 coffee crisis might affect you (Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:31:49 GMT)
Farmers are struggling as coffee prices drop to historic lows, so why is the cost of a latte rising?

Would you drink camel milk? (Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:06:47 GMT)
Australia's growing number of camel farmers say that global demand for camel milk is rising fast.

Algae bio-curtains: Architects' radical solution to capture carbon (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:01:43 GMT)
Scientists and architects in London have developed 'bio-curtains' to act as an alternative to urban trees.

The Silicon Valley space race (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 01:29:05 GMT)
The battle between two billionaires vying to take us to the Moon and beyond.

Would this burger tempt you to eat meat? (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:48:48 GMT)
Two BBC presenters put Impossible Foods' meat-free burger to the taste test. How does it shape up?

How the doughnut became a million dollar idea (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:27:06 GMT)
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the doughnut became a million dollar idea.

The Worcester high street that's come back to life (Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:06:33 GMT)
From a Balkan breakfast to knitting - traders are diversifying to try to buck the trend of falling sales in the high street.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as top box office movie of all time (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 07:38:56 GMT)
The superheroes defeat the aliens as Avengers: Endgame becomes the highest-grossing film ever.

Sigrid meets crying Glastonbury girl (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 23:21:03 GMT)
A girl seen crying and singing during the set of Sigrid at Glastonbury Festival has met her idol.

Jeremy Vine was 'appalled' by BBC pay gap (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:13:09 GMT)
The broadcaster says he chose to take a pay cut after learning his female colleagues were paid less.

Beyoncé Lion King album: The young Brit who wrote the first track (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:50:26 GMT)
Singer Raye wrote the first song on Beyonce's new Lion King album, a goal since she was a teenager.

Comic Con: Marvel reveals Blade, Shang Chi and female Thor (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 06:39:51 GMT)
Marvel studios announces a bumper crop of new productions, causing a collective meltdown at Comic Con.

Skepta glimpses the 'future of rave' in Manchester, and it's phoneless (Sat, 20 Jul 2019 23:42:42 GMT)
The grime star's experimental show proves that sometimes less is more when it comes to tech at gigs.

Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China (Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:56:14 GMT)
The 64-year-old was attacked while speaking at a promotional event in the city of Zhongshan.

Conductor Karina Canellakis makes Proms history with stirring First Night (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:45:06 GMT)
The US musician becomes the first woman to conduct the First Night of the BBC Proms.

The black artist taking on the 'Essex Girl' stereotype (Mon, 22 Jul 2019 00:15:37 GMT)
The stories of black and ethnic minority women will be documented as part of the Black Girl Essex project.

Could wristbands turn festivals into games? (Sat, 20 Jul 2019 11:00:48 GMT)
Technology is allowing organisers to go cashless and, for the first time, "gameify" their festivals.

How the BBC broke its schedules to show the Moon landing (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 23:48:56 GMT)
Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.

Beyoncé's Lion King album is more about Beyoncé than The Lion King (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:20:04 GMT)
The star champions African musicians and rhythms on her 14-track companion piece to the Disney film.

Cats: Claws out for movie trailer (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 09:44:26 GMT)
The reviews are in for the first look at the big-screen musical adaptation, and they're far from purr-fect...

Nadiya Hussain: How I switch off (Sun, 21 Jul 2019 23:18:27 GMT)
The cook, author and television presenter on why we need to look after ourselves.

This Week: 'The end of an error' (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:06:48 GMT)
Presenter Andrew Neil says farewell as the late-night politics show come to end after 16 years.

Ricky Martin rallies behind Puerto Rico protests to oust governor (Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:29:20 GMT)
Governor Ricardo Roselló is urged to quit after leaked sexist, profane and homophobic text messages.

Nighty night, Jan Ravens ends This Week fielding complaints (Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:37:31 GMT)
After 16 years, This Week closes with a webcam in the BBC complaints department room - we are in trouble again!

Peaky Blinders fifth series premiere held in Birmingham (Thu, 18 Jul 2019 21:25:37 GMT)
The world premiere of the fifth series of Peaky Blinders was held in Birmingham ahead of its return to BBC One later this year.

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