Home City Talk The Biz of Showbiz Go to my FSE About Contact
OINK! Children’s Newspaper, Business Newspaper for Kids
OINK! Children’s Newspaper, Business Newspaper for Kids

BBC Business News

Petrol retailers told to pass on fuel duty cut (Tue, 17 May 2022 21:12:10 GMT)
The government wants to ensure companies pass on tax cuts to motorists as diesel prices hit new highs.

Tesco shopper's plea to bring back till staff (Tue, 17 May 2022 23:01:08 GMT)
Pat McCarthy says there are not enough staffed tills for those who struggle with self-service machines.

Job vacancies outpace unemployment for first time (Tue, 17 May 2022 12:05:07 GMT)
The unemployment rate falls to its lowest level for nearly 50 years between January and March.

Warning over shrinking school meals as prices rise (Tue, 17 May 2022 15:52:01 GMT)
School caterers will have to shrink portions or use cheaper ingredients, a major food wholesaler warns.

Global firms are boosting baby formula supplies in the US (Tue, 17 May 2022 20:07:50 GMT)
Nestle is flying in additional shipments from Europe as the US faces a shortage.

How Gen Z is hooked on cryptocurrency and NFTs (Tue, 17 May 2022 23:05:26 GMT)
A growing number of young people are getting into crypto trading - despite the risks.

Elon Musk warns Twitter deal stuck without fake account proof (Tue, 17 May 2022 15:14:18 GMT)
The deal to buy Twitter can't "move forward" without proof of spam account numbers, Mr Musk says.

Warning poorest households are struggling to get £150 energy rebate (Tue, 17 May 2022 12:01:01 GMT)
Fuel poverty charity warns that low income households will wait longest for £150 council tax rebate.

Bank governor in 'apocalyptic' warning over rising food prices (Mon, 16 May 2022 20:53:03 GMT)
Surging food prices are a "major worry" for the UK and other countries, Andrew Bailey warns.

Energy bills shake-up plans to avoid price shocks (Mon, 16 May 2022 09:51:33 GMT)
Ofgem says a review every three months would allow households to benefit sooner from falling prices.

Diesel prices reach record of over £1.80 a litre (Mon, 16 May 2022 16:39:47 GMT)
The RAC says prices rose to just over £1.80 a litre after the previous record was set in March.

Ryanair warns flight prices to Europe will rise this summer (Mon, 16 May 2022 08:47:32 GMT)
Michael O'Leary warns high demand for European beach holidays will mean price rises.

Ukraine war: Global wheat prices jump after India export ban (Mon, 16 May 2022 04:57:17 GMT)
World wheat prices have soared this year, pushing up the cost of everything from bread to noodles.

NHS prescription charges in England to be frozen (Sun, 15 May 2022 11:12:23 GMT)
Not raising the fees for the first time in 12 years puts money back in people's pockets, ministers say.

'We use pawnbrokers to be able to pay for food' (Sat, 14 May 2022 11:36:38 GMT)
People on low incomes are pawning their possessions to pay for essentials, a report suggests.

Drivers cut back on journeys as fuel costs bite (Fri, 13 May 2022 09:42:51 GMT)
One UK petrol station operator tells the BBC motorists are making fuel "last a little bit longer".

Cost of living: Renters search for tenancies with bills included (Thu, 12 May 2022 23:04:53 GMT)
The rising cost of essentials such as gas and electricity means tenants want rents to cover bills.

UK’s nuclear power push will add to energy bills, ministers say (Fri, 13 May 2022 15:03:52 GMT)
Kwasi Kwarteng says there may be a "small effect" on energy bills under a new nuclear funding model.

Recession fears grow as rising prices hit spending (Thu, 12 May 2022 11:27:56 GMT)
People spent less in shops and cut down on car journeys leading to the economy shrinking in March.

'Rising prices are harder on my money than the pandemic was' (Thu, 12 May 2022 16:08:57 GMT)
Some 1.5m UK households will struggle to pay food and energy bills this year, a report finds.

Northern Ireland: Could the EU and UK face a trade war? (Mon, 16 May 2022 23:02:10 GMT)
As tensions build over Northern Ireland, concerns of an EU-UK trade war have surfaced.

Tesco gives £6.6m to pig producers following plea (Tue, 17 May 2022 05:12:45 GMT)
The move follows a public letter to the supermarket giant claiming farmers would go out of business.

Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, new prime minister says (Tue, 17 May 2022 10:55:24 GMT)
Ranil Wickremesinghe says the country's central bank will print money to pay government wages.

US warns over risk of hiring North Korea IT workers (Tue, 17 May 2022 04:08:15 GMT)
The remote workers allegedly aim to help fund Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes.

Twitter boss hits back on Musk doubts over fake accounts (Mon, 16 May 2022 20:46:18 GMT)
Chief executive Parag Agrawal says the firm is confident that less than 5% of users are spam accounts.

Ukraine war: Russia nationalises Renault's Moscow plant (Mon, 16 May 2022 10:17:47 GMT)
It is the first Russian nationalisation of a major foreign business since the invasion of Ukraine.

McDonald's to leave Russia for good after 30 years (Tue, 17 May 2022 06:47:24 GMT)
The chain opened in Moscow in 1990 as the Soviet Union was opening its economy to Western brands.

ScotRail plans to cut third of services, says RMT union (Mon, 16 May 2022 17:56:24 GMT)
The RMT union said the timetable plans could cause "industrial carnage" amid an ongoing dispute.

Goldman Sachs to offer senior staff unlimited holiday (Mon, 16 May 2022 11:34:07 GMT)
Investment bank Goldman Sachs will no longer cap paid leave for its senior staff and partners.

'I had to apply to five banks before I got a loan' (Mon, 16 May 2022 10:02:24 GMT)
One firm tells of its struggles as a survey suggests lending to small businesses has hit an all-time low.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Wayne Rooney says FA wanted Rebekah Vardy to calm down (Tue, 17 May 2022 16:58:36 GMT)
The ex-footballer gave evidence on day six of his wife Coleen's libel case brought by Rebekah Vardy.

Kay Mellor: The Leeds lass who never forgot her roots (Tue, 17 May 2022 14:43:45 GMT)
Kay Mellor, who has died aged 71, is remembered as a champion of her beloved county of Yorkshire.

Dan Walker: BBC Breakfast presenter hosts his final programme (Tue, 17 May 2022 10:06:48 GMT)
The presenter bows out of his final show before he moves over to Channel 5.

N-Dubz announce return, 11 years after split (Tue, 17 May 2022 10:11:25 GMT)
The London trio will release new single Charmer this week, and tour the UK in November.

Harry Styles' new album Harry's House charms music critics (Mon, 16 May 2022 15:02:07 GMT)
Harry's House is praised for its "abundant charm", with "really well-crafted pop songs".

Kay Mellor: Actress and Fat Friends creator dies aged 71 (Tue, 17 May 2022 10:43:47 GMT)
She was well known for writing and creating the ITV series Fat Friends, which starred James Corden.

Jamal Edwards honoured with music industry award (Tue, 17 May 2022 15:11:04 GMT)
The entrepreneur is the youngest recipient as well as the first to be given it posthumously.

Doctor Who: Manchester actress Yasmin Finney to join show (Tue, 17 May 2022 06:15:06 GMT)
Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney joins the cast of Doctor Who as Rose in scenes due to air next year.

Eurovision 2022: How Sam Ryder turned things around for the UK (Sun, 15 May 2022 02:22:33 GMT)
Sam Ryder's song Space Man gave the UK its first top 10 result since 2009. What went right?

Young, Famous & African's Peace Hyde: From teacher to Netflix hitmaker (Sun, 15 May 2022 02:07:17 GMT)
Meet Peace Hyde, the British-Ghanaian creator of reality TV series Young, Famous & African.

Where are the new classic sitcoms? (Fri, 13 May 2022 23:48:06 GMT)
Why the streaming age means it is harder for new comedies to make the whole nation laugh.

Joe Wicks: 'I realised my childhood wasn't normal' (Sun, 15 May 2022 01:43:54 GMT)
Joe Wicks, known as the Body Coach, explores his difficult childhood growing up with a drug-addicted father and mother with OCD in a new BBC documentary

Author on the crop circle makers who 'blew people's minds' (Fri, 13 May 2022 00:04:06 GMT)
A new novel follows the men who owned up to making crop circles - but some of the mystery remains.

Top Gun: Maverick - Critics praise 'thrilling' sequel (Thu, 12 May 2022 15:55:28 GMT)
Tom Cruise returns as US Navy pilot Maverick in the highly-anticipated follow-up to 1986's Top Gun.

Tom Hiddleston: Why we all need monsters and myths (Thu, 12 May 2022 00:05:41 GMT)
The Loki star on his thought-provoking role as a Victorian pastor in TV series The Essex Serpent.

Grease: Can 'gritty' musical attract new theatre audiences? (Wed, 11 May 2022 00:32:02 GMT)
The show returns to London, with a diverse cast, same-sex dancing and empowered female characters.

Coventry City of Culture: Drone event attracts 27,000 people (Mon, 16 May 2022 08:05:43 GMT)
A night-time display over the skies of Coventry is billed as the longest drone display in the UK.

Queen attends star-studded Jubilee show in Windsor (Sun, 15 May 2022 22:56:10 GMT)
A host of stars including Tom Cruise, Katherine Jenkins and Omid Djalili were also in attendance.

Eurovision 2022: Highlights of Ukraine's winning night (Sun, 15 May 2022 00:08:30 GMT)
Ukraine won the Eurovision song contest 2022, with the UK coming second, its best result since 1998.

Eurovision 2022: Sam Ryder and Graham Norton on UK's contest triumph (Sun, 15 May 2022 04:57:05 GMT)
Sam Ryder met Eurovision commentator Graham Norton backstage and the two shared a hug.

The moment Ukraine won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest (Sat, 14 May 2022 23:45:45 GMT)
Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra have won Eurovision, with the UK's Sam Ryder coming in second place.

Gentleman Jack: Romsey student is modern-day 'replica' of 19th Century lesbian (Fri, 13 May 2022 23:07:55 GMT)
A student inspired by a BBC TV show about 19th Century lesbians wears Victorian clothing full-time.

Bloomberg TV Twitter Posts BBC Busines News BBC Entertainment & Arts News FSE Twitter Posts FSE Facebook Comments

Post your comments on Twitter & Facebook!

Follow Us On

Follow Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter