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Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:26:41 GMT)
The chemicals giant has signed a deal potentially giving it access to vast energy reserves.

EasyJet profits fall after 'difficult year' for aviation (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:31:30 GMT)
The airline's full-year profits are also hit by the effect of Brexit on the pound.

Budget 2017: Railcard extended for people aged up to 30 (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:22:50 GMT)
The young persons' railcard is being extended to those aged up to 30 after a successful trial.

US moves to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:20:48 GMT)
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit to stop the media and telecoms tie-up.

'Outsourced' workers seek better deal in landmark case (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:06:40 GMT)
Staff hired out by a facilities company are going to tribunal for better pay, holidays and pensions.

Chinese carmaker Trumpchi mulls less political name (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:18:22 GMT)
The Chinese carmaker hopes to start selling to the US by 2019, but possibly under a different name.

Paris and Amsterdam to host key EU agencies post-Brexit (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:23:36 GMT)
Ministers pick new homes for medicine and banking agencies which will move from London.

Paperchase 'sorry' over Daily Mail deal after backlash (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:32:28 GMT)
The stationery group says it will no longer run promotions in the newspaper following an outcry.

British Airways to board passengers in cheap seats last (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:43:16 GMT)
British Airways starts a boarding policy that means those in the cheapest seats will be called last.

Black Friday deals ‘not all they seem,’ shoppers warned (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:40:12 GMT)
Consumer group Which? finds 60% of products were cheaper or the same price on other days of the year.

Uber and Volvo strike deal for 24,000 self-drive cars (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:43:27 GMT)
Uber plans to purchase up to 24,000 cars from Volvo before 2021 to build a self-drive fleet.

Nebraska approves Keystone XL pipeline (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:23:46 GMT)
A remaining obstacle to the 1,179-mile pipeline is removed with approval from a Nebraska commission.

British Gas scraps standard tariff for new customers (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:37:54 GMT)
The energy firm says it will not offer its standard variable tariff price category for new customers.

Brexit: German business grouping calls for UK to remain in EU (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 12:01:57 GMT)
A group of influential German business figures launch campaign to keep the UK in the European Union.

The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:34:27 GMT)
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.

Why Singapore is training professional gamers (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:20:28 GMT)
With the global e-sports market set to hit $1.5bn in three years, Singapore is helping train professional gamers.

Philip Hammond says there are 'no unemployed people' (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:54:12 GMT)
The chancellor insists the 1.4m unemployed in the UK have not been forgotten as he clarifies his remark.

'Why I'm giving my wealth away' (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:11:17 GMT)
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou discusses why he's started an award for disabled entrepreneurs in the UK.

The man helping turn young lives around (Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:24:17 GMT)
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.

'My mum's our restaurant's head chef' (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:13:10 GMT)
Munaf Kapadia found a unique way to tear his mother away from the television - by making her his head chef in his pop-up restaurant business.

Baidu's voice-controlled smart speaker and other news (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:20:25 GMT)
BBC Click's Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week's technology news stories.

'There's a huge potential for video games in Africa' (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:07:48 GMT)
With the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, sub-Saharan Africa is a target market for the video games industry.

Automated checkouts 'miserable' for elderly shoppers (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 03:51:39 GMT)
"Intimidating" checkouts and a lack of seating are "shutting out" the elderly from shops, a charity says.

London buses to be powered by coffee (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:32:23 GMT)
Oil extracted from the city's annual 200,000 tonnes of coffee waste is blended with diesel.

Can't programme? (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:40:13 GMT)
After creating her own app without knowing how to programme, Tara Reed is teaching others to do the same.

Power ranger (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:57:05 GMT)
As the world moves towards low-carbon electric cars, how are we going to power them all?

Roof revolution (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:26:23 GMT)
The modular recycled roofing system that’s transforming slum housing.

The cold chain (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:16:02 GMT)
The "cold chain" profoundly changed the food we eat and the way we shop.

Young bucks (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:09:55 GMT)
How 27-year-old Irishman John Collison created IT firm Stripe with his brother, and became personally worth $1.1bn.

Cleaning up (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:41:37 GMT)
Jeff Kurosaki and Tara Pelletier set up their vegan skincare firm to fund their art, now it makes nearly $1m a year.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Eurythmics discuss Rock Hall of Fame and going 'into hiding' in the 80s. (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:09:35 GMT)
Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart recall going "on the run" and working with a field of cows for a video.

Paul Hollywood: Former Bake Off presenters 'abandoned' the show (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:43:01 GMT)
Paul Hollywood says he became "the most hated man" in the UK after deciding to stay on the show.

Morrissey defends Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:30:57 GMT)
The singer dismisses the allegations of sexual assault, saying Spacey has been “needlessly attacked”.

Charlie Rose suspended following sexual harassment allegations (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:20:27 GMT)
It comes after eight women accused him of sexual harassment in a newspaper report.

Top of the Pops: Ed Sheeran and Dua Lipa to appear on Christmas show (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:45:23 GMT)
He will be joined by Dua Lipa and Rita Ora on the show hosted by Fearne Cotton and Reggie Yates.

Enid Blyton's The Magic Faraway Tree to be made into film (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:25:50 GMT)
The Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for the big screen for the first time.

British camera operator dies while filming BBC drama (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:56:13 GMT)
Mark Milsome was working on upcoming drama The Forgiving Earth in Ghana when the incident occurred.

I'm A Celebrity: Dec jokes about Ant's return to TV (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:58:42 GMT)
Ant McPartlin went to rehab in June after becoming addicted to painkillers following a knee operation.

This Morning: ITV apologises as show falls off-air (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:20:21 GMT)
ITV has apologised after the live programme went off air for more than 12 minutes.

Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor leaves show (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:38:30 GMT)
The actor says he doesn't see how he can return after being accused of inappropriate behaviour.

Charles Manson's music was a macabre sidenote (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:52:16 GMT)
The cult leader's early recordings held a morbid fascination for musicians like Marilyn Manson.

Linkin Park dedicate American Music Award win to Chester Bennington (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:06:28 GMT)
Guitarist Mike Shinoda says the trophy was "for his memory, his talent, his sense of humour, to his joy".

David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family star suffers organ failure (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:16:23 GMT)
He is reported to require a liver transplant and has kidney problems.

Singer and presenter Aled Jones denies 'inappropriate' behaviour (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:31:44 GMT)
The Songs of Praise presenter apologised for "occasionally juvenile" actions more than a decade ago.

Lena Dunham sorry for comment on writer accused of sexual assault (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:05:22 GMT)
The Girls star admits she was "naive" in supporting a colleague after a sexual assault claim.

Missed this week's entertainment and arts news? (Sun, 19 Nov 2017 02:22:20 GMT)
Take a look at some of the week's biggest stories in the world of arts and entertainment.

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young dies at 64 (Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:10:00 GMT)
The Australian's powerful rhythm guitar riffs helped propel the heavy rock group to stardom.

Strictly Come Dancing: Behind the scenes in Blackpool (Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:06:59 GMT)
Look at what goes on when Strictly Come Dancing decamps to the Tower Ballroom.

Review: Bryan Cranston stars in Network at The National Theatre ★★★☆☆ (Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:08:42 GMT)
Is the Breaking Bad star any good as news anchor Howard Beale?

Peter Kay's Car Share to make surprise return (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:28:36 GMT)
The comedian announces a surprise finale to show what happened between John and Kayleigh.

Taylor Swift cements her chart reputation with third UK number one album (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:00:37 GMT)
The US pop star scores the UK's fastest-selling album of 2017 by a female artist.

Star Wars: Princes William and Harry are stormtroopers in The Last Jedi (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:25:18 GMT)
Star Wars actor John Boyega confirms Princes William and Harry have cameo roles in the new film.

Children in Need raises record on-the-night total of £50.1m (Sat, 18 Nov 2017 02:14:06 GMT)
Strictly and EastEnders featured in the fundraising show for disadvantaged children and young people.

Debbie McGee hits back at feud rumours with Alexandra Burke (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:28:33 GMT)
The Strictly star says she has a "really special friendship" with fellow contestant Alexandra Burke.

Peter Kay is going on tour again after eight years off (Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:32:23 GMT)
The Car Share and Phoenix Nights star is taking his stand-up tour across the UK and Ireland with all-new material.

Jeffrey Tambor accused over 'physical' behaviour (Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:47:50 GMT)
The actor says he is "not a predator" after a transgender actress claims he "got physical" on set.

X Factor's Honey G talks cultural appropriation (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:52:55 GMT)
Rapper Honey G hits back at criticism that her act is offensive and a form of 'cultural appropriation'.

The first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up advert (Tue, 21 Nov 2017 02:34:27 GMT)
How an Instagram beauty blogger with more than 75 thousand followers became the first man to star in a L’Oreal make-up ad.

This Morning: Holly and Phil off air for 12 minutes (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:27:13 GMT)
The ITV programme, fronted by Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield, has 'technical issues'.

Watch highlights from the 2017 American Music Awards (Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:24:38 GMT)
Diana Ross was given a lifetime achievement in music accolade.

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