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Brexit uncertainty is a disgrace, says Airbus (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:05:49 GMT)
The planemaker says it could shift wing-building out of UK in the future if there is a no-deal Brexit.

Carlos Ghosn 'resigns from Renault' (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:52:57 GMT)
The former boss of Nissan is said to have quit ahead of the French carmaker's board meeting.

I was made a scapegoat, says ex-Tesco director (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:12:29 GMT)
The Tesco finance chief cleared of fraud claims there was never a black hole in the company's accounts.

Microsoft's Bing search engine inaccessible in China (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 04:24:55 GMT)
The outage has raised concerns that Bing is the latest foreign website to be blocked by censors.

Real Madrid regains top spot in world football rich list (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:28:18 GMT)
The Champions League holders are global football's top revenue-generator, according to Deloitte.

Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 20:49:46 GMT)
The Duke of Cambridge tells business leaders that stars didn't want to be associated with mental illness.

Shops lose 70,000 jobs in a year, says BRC (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:29:43 GMT)
The state of the High Street continued to worsen at the end of 2018, according to industry experts.

Patisserie Valerie reveals stores to close (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 16:04:34 GMT)
The failed cafe chain says 920 jobs will be lost due to the closure of 71 outlets.

Barclays bosses 'paid Qatar secret fees' (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:11:04 GMT)
The Qataris received £322m in undisclosed commission after bailing the bank out in 2008, a court hears.

DHL could profit from no-deal Brexit, says boss (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:08:41 GMT)
The boss of the world's largest logistics firm says it might benefit from a 'complex' Brexit.

John Lewis to shut Knight & Lee store in Southsea (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:21:16 GMT)
It is the chain's first store closure for 12 years, but it insists no other closures are planned.

Chinese censor calls Tencent news app 'vulgar' (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:45:50 GMT)
Tiantian Kuaibao was singled out for criticism by the country's internet regulator.

Santander to shut 140 branches (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:23:45 GMT)
About 1,270 jobs are put at risk after Santander announces a big round of branch closures.

Poland's PM wants to see more workers return from UK (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:12:46 GMT)
Poland's PM wants to see more workers return from the UK to help its domestic economy.

Brexit: What does no deal mean? (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:18:35 GMT)
There's still no certainty over an agreement for the UK's departure from the EU.

'The perception was women didn't fly aircraft' (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:17:49 GMT)
EasyJet's newest female pilot says the industry is "working hard" to attract more women to the role.

DHL boss: 'We might benefit in the short term but Brexit not a good idea' (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 19:05:03 GMT)
The CEO of Deutsche Post DHL tells the BBC a no-deal Brexit is not a good idea in the long term, even if his company benefits in the short term.

Nico Rosberg: Bringing F1 thinking to Davos (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:20:47 GMT)
Former F1 World Champion Nico Rosberg wants to bring electric transport to the masses.

How virtual reality can help you manage pain (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:18:24 GMT)
A company in Israel is using virtual reality computer games to help patients deal with chronic pain.

Meet 'Australia's culinary queen' (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:01:10 GMT)
Donna Hay, "Australia's culinary queen", mulls her next move after publishing the 100th and final issue of her magazine.

'Staff should treat a business as if it were their own' (Mon, 21 Jan 2019 00:01:23 GMT)
Rob Forkan, co-founder of footwear and outerwear brand Gandys, says staff should treat a business as if it were their own.

China's slowdown and what it means for the UK (Sun, 20 Jan 2019 02:12:31 GMT)
China has for years seen rapid GDP growth, but who will be worse off when the economic powerhouse falters?

Davos 2019: How dining in the dark can open your eyes (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:31:55 GMT)
An evening meal in pitch darkness is the surprising hot ticket at this year's World Economic Forum.

Could women solve the global pilot shortage? (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:33:52 GMT)
As the world's airlines need to recruit more pilots, efforts are increasing to appoint more women.

Barclays trial: What lies behind the prosecution? (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:09:51 GMT)
The executives' role in raising money from Qatar during the 2008 financial crisis is under scrutiny.

Davos 2019: The man who thinks he can make us love kale (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:13:04 GMT)
Matt Barnard is on a mission to persuade people to eat more vegetables.

Sir James Dyson: From barrows to billions (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:31:21 GMT)
One of the most high-profile businessmen in favour of Brexit, Sir James Dyson's biggest idea started with cardboard and sticky tape.

Davos 2019: 'I’m the boss, he’s the spouse' (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:01:17 GMT)
Gender equality remains high on the agenda at Davos, but has anything really changed?

Why your new heart could be made in space one day (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:01:15 GMT)
Microgravity is ideal for making a range of materials, but will space manufacture ever be cost effective?

When your dad does the same apprenticeship as you (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:41:35 GMT)
Dominic Foster and his dad John are on the same apprenticeship at the same company.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Oscars 2019: Five female-directed films that were missed (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:10:27 GMT)
Women are absent from the best director category at the Oscars this year.

Notre Dame de Paris: How 'surtitles' gave musical a new lease of life (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:14:48 GMT)
How Notre Dame de Paris is reaching a new audience thanks to theatre technology.

Alec Baldwin pleads guilty in New York parking spot row (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 21:58:06 GMT)
The 30 Rock actor will take an anger management class as a part of his discharge agreement.

Bryan Singer: Bohemian Rhapsody director reportedly facing sex allegations (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:11:01 GMT)
The film-maker denies reported allegations of assault and under-age sex made by four men.

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: BBC reveals this year's hopefuls (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 13:36:10 GMT)
Three songs and six contestants are vying to represent the UK at Eurovision. Here's how they sound.

Oscars 2019: Why Black Panther win would be a 'big surprise' (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:23:35 GMT)
Radio 1 film critic Ali Plumb explains why superhero films don't pick up the big award at the Oscars.

NTAs 2019: Five things we learned on the red carpet (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:21:14 GMT)
Mostly that celebrities aren't mad keen on freezing cold weather.

James Gandolfini's son cast in Sopranos prequel (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:37:05 GMT)
James Gandolfini's 19-year-old son Michael is to play his dad's most famous character, Tony Soprano.

NTAs 2019: Ant and Dec emotional after best presenter win (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:50:50 GMT)
Despite Ant being absent from screens for most of 2018, he still claimed victory alongside Dec.

Kevin Barnett: Sitcom writer and stand-up comedian dies aged 32 (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:48:38 GMT)
He was known for co-creating the Fox TV sitcom Rel.

Dodie: YouTuber reveals 'secret song' hidden in her videos (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:57:04 GMT)
Prominent YouTuber Dodie has revealed a "secret song" that she has been hiding in her videos.

Black Panther to A Star Is Born - the Oscars snubs and surprises (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 18:20:52 GMT)
Who are the real winners and losers in this year's Academy Award nominations?

Social media stars agree to declare when they post ads (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:02:58 GMT)
Vlogger Zoella and pop star Rita Ora were threatened with court action over social media ads.

Edwin Birdsong: Funk musician sampled by Daft Punk dies aged 77 (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:13:46 GMT)
Edwin Birdsong recorded the song that became Daft Punk's Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.

Equal pay: BBC criticised by MPs again (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:44:27 GMT)
A group of MPs say the corporation is refusing to admit it has a problem when it comes to equal pay.

Chris Brown: US singer released in Paris rape inquiry (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 22:25:10 GMT)
The American singer denies wrongdoing after a woman accused him of raping her in a hotel room.

Christine Welch: How this American's Chinese song went viral in China (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:17:20 GMT)
Christine Welch has been writing and singing in Mandarin Chinese for years, but got her big break in an unexpected way.

Oscars 2019: The award-winning director Barry Jenkins on diversity (Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:20:51 GMT)
The award-winning director's new film If Beale Street Could Talk has received three nominations.

BBC News takes on the #10YearChallenge (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:56:34 GMT)
What difference a decade makes in the worlds of politics, entertainment and sport.

Who won what at the 2019 NTAs? (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:33:23 GMT)
Missed the 2019 National Television Awards? Here's an overview of this year's winners.

The Oscars: Who's up for what? (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:11:26 GMT)
Colin Paterson runs through the surprises in this year's Academy Award nominations.

Richard E Grant 'overwhelmed' by Oscar nomination (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:05:08 GMT)
Actor Richard E Grant received his first-ever Oscar nomination for best supporting actor

'Racist' D&G ad: Chinese model says campaign almost ruined career (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 04:54:36 GMT)
Chinese model Zuo Ye says she feels "guilty and ashamed" but asks for understanding.

Oscars 2019: The Favourite and Roma lead nominations (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:54:56 GMT)
They are followed by A Star Is Born, Vice and Black Panther.

In pictures: Stars at the National Television Awards (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:10:53 GMT)
Some of the most striking pictures of the evening, from the red carpet to the ceremony.

'R. Kelly insisted I have a sex trainer' (Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:19:28 GMT)
For two years Asante McGee was R. Kelly's girlfriend. Then she went to live in his house in Georgia. She lasted three weeks.

Oscars 2019: The nominees in full (Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:55:53 GMT)
Find out who'll be competing for the golden statuettes at this year's Academy Awards.

Richard Bacon: Why Rachael Bland podcast award matters (Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:21:02 GMT)
Richard Bacon explains why it's important to remember his friend and colleague in this way.

Maggie Rogers went viral. Now she's out to prove herself (Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:22:28 GMT)
Maggie Rogers left Pharrell speechless in a video that went viral. Here's what happened next.

What's behind the success of Netflix's latest releases? (Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:22:07 GMT)
A look at why Bird Box, You and Sex Education are proving so popular with viewers of the streaming service.

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