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Soaring second home ownership hitting young people (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 23:05:35 GMT)
More than one-in-10 people in the UK now own second homes, buy-to-let and overseas properties.

Hong Kong extradition row: Will it damage its star status? (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:01:36 GMT)
Hong Kong is one of the world's top financial hubs, but is this status now at risk?

'Harmful' gender stereotypes in adverts banned (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:05:12 GMT)
The UK advertising watchdog brings in new rule to stop adverts "contributing to inequality in society".

Metal traders banned from workday boozing (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:23:12 GMT)
The London Metal Exchange's ban affects about 120 personnel of the nine different firms who work there.

Bank Holiday change will 'cost calendar maker £200,000' (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:01:02 GMT)
Calendar maker says it will have to replace the May pages on 400,000 calendars it has already printed.

'You can get your money when you need it' (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:00:56 GMT)
Hundreds of thousands of staff could soon get their salary as they earn it instead of waiting for payday.

Huawei delays launch of folding smartphone (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:02:32 GMT)
The Chinese tech giant says it's being "cautious" about the device, which was supposed to launch this summer.

RBS report branded 'whitewash' by MPs (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 14:38:39 GMT)
The financial watchdog failed to properly investigate the business restructuring unit of RBS, MPs say.

Philip Green: Topshop empire 'didn't come close to collapse' (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:04:11 GMT)
Sir Philip Green thanks the landlords and suppliers who backed the restructuring deal that saved Arcadia.

Morrisons and Amazon expanding same-day deliveries (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:14:56 GMT)
Morrisons agrees to expand fast delivery service with Amazon to five extra cities.

Help to Buy: 'Most users did not need help report finds' (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 11:55:29 GMT)
Most participants in the scheme could have got on the housing ladder without help, a report finds.

PwC fined £6.5m over 'lack of competence' in audit (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:50:29 GMT)
The Financial Reporting Council reduced the fine to £4.6m after the accountancy admitted its mistakes.

Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks': Crews rescued amid rising tensions (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:02:17 GMT)
The blasts on two oil tankers come a month after four vessels were attacked with mines off the UAE.

The super-tough drones and robots going where we can't (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:12:30 GMT)
How do you build unmanned vehicles that can withstand extreme temperatures, pressures and terrains?

When Pepsi was swapped for Soviet warships (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:12:55 GMT)
For some countries bartering has long been a vital part of how they trade overseas.

The man who helped feed the world (Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:11:40 GMT)
The crops developed by Norman Borlaug have saved millions of people from starvation.

How to cope with email overload (Mon, 10 Jun 2019 23:24:23 GMT)
It might be inefficient but we still use email, despite the emergence of rival systems.

'My allergies drove me to create my beauty firm' (Sun, 09 Jun 2019 23:14:01 GMT)
Skin Inc founder Sabrina Tan says "insanity with a purpose" drove her to launch beauty firm.

Topshop: 'It's not really how I dress' (Fri, 07 Jun 2019 19:49:42 GMT)
Topshop is an iconic brand, but with so much choice today, have we just fallen out of love with it?

Stockpicking: What goes up may go down (Sat, 08 Jun 2019 23:09:19 GMT)
Neil Woodford is not the only star investor to hit hard times, but many soon recover.

Why is building so slow and expensive? (Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:15:25 GMT)
Forward-thinking builders are looking at the ways technology can help the construction industry.

Goggles 'give back' sight to Maisy so she can read again (Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:24:29 GMT)
GiveVision goggles use magnifiers and augmented reality to improve the vision of the wearer

The Japanese estate agent selling 'haunted' houses (Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:56:23 GMT)
Akira has been selling 'haunted' houses for five years and has dealt with around 500 homes.

I was told to be 'less young and girly' to progress (Sun, 09 Jun 2019 23:17:08 GMT)
Amy Golding talks about the challenges of being a young business leader for the CEO Secrets series.

Sephora to give staff diversity training. (Tue, 04 Jun 2019 23:04:13 GMT)
Beauty chain Sephora are closing stores across the US in order to give staff diversity training.

BBC Entertainment & Arts News

Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96 (Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:40:43 GMT)
He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas.

Free TV licences cannot be saved with cuts to salaries, says BBC (Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:24:49 GMT)
The BBC says salary cuts would not plug the gap needed to fund free TV licences for the over-75s.

Does Toy Story 4 fly or flop? (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:36:50 GMT)
"The fourth movie wraps up the saga beautifully."

The Chase: Paul Sinha reveals Parkinson's diagnosis (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:46:57 GMT)
"I will fight this with every breath I have," says the comedian after revealing he has the illness.

Flintoff and McGuinness on the 'pressure' of Top Gear (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:50:25 GMT)
Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff on screen tests and being subtitled.

When They See Us: Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from college post (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:29:25 GMT)
Elizabeth Lederer "decided not to seek reappointment as a lecturer" at Columbia Law School.

Jo Brand to face no action over acid joke, police say (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:02:32 GMT)
The comedian had come under fire for making a remark about throwing battery acid at politicians.

Cuba Gooding Jr charged over nightclub 'grope' (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:09:57 GMT)
The US actor pleads not guilty to forcible touching after being accused of grabbing a woman's breast.

Krept and Konan: 'Banning drill makes things worse' (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:06:12 GMT)
Rap duo Krept and Konan say outlawing drill music can push performers back to a life of crime.

500 Words: Chicken tale tops pecking order at writing competition (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:40:47 GMT)
The judges felt Why Did the Chicken... was so finger lickin' good they made its author the winner.

Leonard Cohen love letters fetch $876,000 at auction (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:16:34 GMT)
Some letters the singer wrote to his muse sell for more than five times their pre-sale estimates.

How Drax Project turned one lost wallet into 57m streams (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:48:42 GMT)
Four former buskers reveal the inspiration for their breakout pop hit.

The UK's biggest girl band hits revealed (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:23:32 GMT)
The Spice Girls, Little Mix and TLC are among the UK's best-sellers, says the Official Charts.

Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 03:01:01 GMT)
Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise.

Maren Morris: Country music has a problem with sexuality (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:52:03 GMT)
Why can't country music people be "confident and sexy and sexual" like those in pop, asks singer.

Catch 22: How George Clooney was lured back to TV (Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:09:14 GMT)
The actor directs, produces and stars in a new adaptation of Joseph Heller's Catch 22.

Keanu Reeves and Cyberpunk 2077: Gaming doesn't need legitimising (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:27:35 GMT)
The actor talks to Radio 1 Newsbeat at E3 about his starring role in the game Cyberpunk 2077.

Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright joins kids' plastic toy push (Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:33 GMT)
Actress Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley, meets children who are upcycling their toys.

The Romsey young carers using rock music as respite (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:57:43 GMT)
The music 'school of rock' is giving young carers a break from their daily routines.

Beyonce stunt double: 'I want to shoot for England' (Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:48:58 GMT)
Amanda Foster, who has also been in Rogue One and Harry Potter, hopes to shoot for England.

Marvel and DC comics: Man sells £350k collection (Wed, 12 Jun 2019 23:06:43 GMT)
Martin Morris amassed 36,000 Marvel and DC comics over decades, with one probably worth £10,000.

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