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BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:37:35 GMT)
BMW warns ministers on Brexit after Airbus says it could be forced to leave the UK if there is no transition deal with the EU.

Saudi Arabia job growth likely as woman driver ban ends (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:50:40 GMT)
The Gulf kingdom will finally grant driving licences to women, but what will it mean for the economy?

How the Audi boss was finally emitted (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:00:59 GMT)
Rupert Stadler, the boss of Volkswagen-owned Audi is being held in jail, finally engulfed by the emissions scandal that rocked the automotive giant in 2015

House prices tumble in seaside hot spots (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:49:45 GMT)
The cost of buying a home in Sandbanks and Salcombe has fallen over the last year, research suggests.

German car shares dip on Trump tariff tweet (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:39:55 GMT)
The US president intensifies trade war with threat of a 20% tax on European cars.

House of Fraser store closure plan backed (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:59:39 GMT)
Creditors approve the retailer's rescue plan, which will close 31 stores and shed up to 6,000 jobs.

Concerns over World Cup gambling ads (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:04:35 GMT)
Almost every ITV-screened World Cup commercial break broadcast on ITV contains gambling advertisements, BBC research shows.

EU tariffs on US goods come into force (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:49:33 GMT)
The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.

Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:55:20 GMT)
The eurozone agrees a long-awaited deal, which pushes back the repayment schedule for Greece's debt.

'Dangerous' carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:04:27 GMT)
Consumer watchdog Which? finds carbon monoxide alarms on sale online fail British safety tests.

Hammond: Treasury not the 'enemy of Brexit' (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:21:23 GMT)
Chancellor tells City the UK needs to protect patterns of trade with EU "built up over decades".

Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:36:43 GMT)
The company says Brian Krzanich is leaving because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".

US banks pass financial stress tests (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:27:45 GMT)
The Federal Reserve says US banks have the money to handle a recession, despite rising credit card debt.

Chanel lifts the veil on its profits for the first time (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:15:58 GMT)
The French fashion house has made its financials public but is in no hurry to float the business.

US court backs states over web sales tax (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:06:28 GMT)
Previously companies without a physical presence in a state were exempt from sales tax collection rules.

Young's Seafood loses £30m Asda whitefish and shrimp contract (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:07:50 GMT)
Young's Seafood said it was "naturally disappointed" by the news.

CO2 shortage: Food industry calls for government action (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:28:11 GMT)
As supplies of carbon dioxide run low, the food and drink industry asks the government to take "urgent action".

How British is a Mini? (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:01:10 GMT)
When it comes to symbols of British manufacturing, it doesn't get more iconic than this - but how British is the Mini?

What are tariffs and how do they affect us? (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:09:36 GMT)
As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce?

How to shop in Birmingham's plastic-free supermarket (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:23:28 GMT)
Reusable bags, bottles and containers are the key to success for these buyers in Birmingham.

Are we in for a beer shortage this summer? (Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:28:12 GMT)
Why beer, fizzy drinks and meat could be in short supply this summer in the UK.

The personal stylists helping out-of-work women (Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:53:38 GMT)
Smart Works charity offers styling and interview coaching for women who are struggling to find work.

The true cost of a dream Ugandan wedding (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:16:40 GMT)
The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.

Transforming Asia's skylines (Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:52:05 GMT)
The architect behind some of Asia's most spectacular new buildings discusses his designs.

This car is on Autopilot. What happens next? (Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:16:53 GMT)
Semi-autonomous vehicles, which can partly drive themselves, are already on our roads. But experts are worried that drivers don't understand what they can do.

Premium parking (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 20:43:56 GMT)
BBC News readers offer their, sometimes unexpected, suggestions for keeping premiums down.

Over the influence? (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:11:14 GMT)
Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.

Solar persuaders (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:17:24 GMT)
In India's desert state of Rajasthan, rural women are training as solar entrepreneurs, to bring power to those living off grid.

City living (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 23:21:24 GMT)
How city centres once abandoned by residents became the UK's most desirable areas to live.

Mega mines (Wed, 20 Jun 2018 23:00:03 GMT)
Prices may have fallen back over the past decade, but iron ore exports are still a key component of the Australian economy.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dies aged 54 (Sat, 23 Jun 2018 10:23:39 GMT)
Drummer's life was marked by tragedy when he saw his brother and bandmate killed on stage.

Meet Game of Thrones' woman of weapons (Sat, 23 Jun 2018 00:26:41 GMT)
The show's only female armourer is in charge of swords, flaming arrows and giant catapults.

Great Exhibition of the North: Thousands see opening ceremony (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:31:28 GMT)
The £5m celebration of art, culture, design and innovation hopes to attract three million people.

Mayo and Whiley: How long does a radio show take to settle in? (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:12:48 GMT)
Some listeners aren't happy with changes to Radio 2 Drivetime with Jo Whiley and Simon Mayo.

James Corden tears up at Paul McCartney's carpool karaoke (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:12:13 GMT)
The Late Late Show's UK edition featured a trip to Liverpool to retrace the steps of the Fab Four.

West End theatre renamed after Cats choreographer Gillian Lynne (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:25:51 GMT)
The original home of musical Cats is the first West End theatre to be named after a non-royal woman.

Music industry should support Manchester attack families, mayor says (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:37:09 GMT)
Mayor Andy Burnham urges big names to answer the call from the father of one of the arena victims.

Why there's 'more freedom to be creative' in the north (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:29:31 GMT)
The Great Exhibition of the North, billed as "the country's biggest event in 2018", opens on Friday.

Daria: Cult show revived as MTV turns to streaming (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 15:13:34 GMT)
The relaunch will be run by MTV Studios - a new unit repackaging MTV shows for streaming services.

XXXTentacion's girlfriend is pregnant (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:48:00 GMT)
"He left us a final gift," the rapper's mother says, days after his murder in Florida.

Sophie Gradon: ITV2 leads tributes to ex-Love Island star (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:21:42 GMT)
The former Miss Great Britain, who has died aged 32, appeared on the ITV2 dating show in 2016.

Roseanne spinoff The Conners ordered - without Roseanne (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:40:00 GMT)
The Conners features many of the original cast, after ABC dropped Roseanne Barr over a racist tweet.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Stephanie Beatriz: 'I'm bi till the day I die' (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:11:43 GMT)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Stephanie Beatriz says she's "bi till the day I die", even if she's marrying a man.

Kate Spade's father dies night before designer's funeral (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 08:41:26 GMT)
Kate Spade's father, "heartbroken" over her death, dies a day before the designer is laid to rest.

Home and Away's Orpheus Pledger helped stop street attack (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:14:25 GMT)
Orpheus Pledger says he sensed "something was wrong" before a violent attempted robbery in Sydney.

Love Island's Hayley Hughes and her Brexit questions (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:26:41 GMT)
Love Island contestant Hayley Hughes quizzes a BBC reporter on Brexit and tests his knowledge on the programme that led her to fame.

Great Exhibition of the North drone light display in rehearsal (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:50:44 GMT)
A colourful drone display will celebrate the North's heritage

Basil Brush turns 50 - Boom Boom (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:17:30 GMT)
The veteran children's television character talks to Simon McCoy about the Royal family and the World Cup.

True North song celebrates Great Exhibition (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:43:25 GMT)
Singers have been rehearsing a specially commissioned anthem celebrating northern England.

'Home is made of many simple things' (Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:41:51 GMT)
How ordinary things can make all the difference to people escaping persecution and danger.

Cambridge Museum of Zoology reopens after £4m facelift (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:01:32 GMT)
Sir David Attenborough says the museum featuring Charles Darwin finds is "of the highest importance".

Kim Kardashian defends wearing hair in braids: 'I'm not tone deaf' (Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:39:44 GMT)
The reality TV star says she wore the style at an awards ceremony because her daughter asked her to.

Kelly Macdonald opens Edinburgh Film Festival with Puzzle (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:32:27 GMT)
The 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival opened with Puzzle, starring Kelly MacDonald.

Sir Paul McCartney: 'Retire from what?' (Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:28:29 GMT)
Sir Paul talks Elvis, gun control and heading back out on tour. But just don't mention retirement.

Johnny Marr returns to save us from ourselves (Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00:48 GMT)
Former Smiths guitarist is back from the future with a riff-tastic warning and a bid to "escape" from his own past.

Meet Kamille: The stockbroker who writes hits for Little Mix and Jess Glynne (Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:05:13 GMT)
Meet Camille Purcell - a former economist who's written some of pop music's biggest hits.

Boy Erased author Garrard Conley on surviving 'gay conversion therapy' (Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:55:56 GMT)
Garrard Conley's parents put him through "conversion therapy" - now he's dedicated a book to them.

9 Eurovision moments to inspire Will Ferrell's new Netflix comedy (Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:41:30 GMT)
The Anchorman star will find plenty of comic potential in the spectacular song contest.

How colour cost Lenny Kravitz a major TV role (Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:55:25 GMT)
Lenny Kravitz says producers on Big Little Lies didn't want a black actor playing the villain.

The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band's career (Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:47:27 GMT)
How a hidden hotel at Eel Pie Island helped make a name for the Rolling Stones.

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