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All you want for Christmas, the high street can deliver

When the clocks go back and the afternoons begin to melt into night earlier and earlier, a comforting memory always comes back to me: it’s a late-night shopping Thursday and I’m sitting in a cafe, its walls lined with yellowing newspaper, munching on...

Friday, 12:47 in Lifestyle
 

Business in the 5G era: six ways to futureproof your company

At O2 Business’s second annual Blue Door conference, private and public sector business leaders gathered to hear about the opportunities and challenges they face in an increasingly connected world – including the rollout of 5G. Here’s what the experts...

Friday, 12:47 in Business
 

Handing people the power: how tech is helping businesses adopt a more personal touch

When it comes to industries that have been transformed by technology, obvious examples spring to mind: photography, media, music. But look beyond these headline-grabbing disruptions and you’ll find a wide range of traditional industries are improving...

Friday, 12:47 in Business
 
Labour recriminations begin as Tories demolish 'red wall'

Labour recriminations begin as Tories demolish 'red wall'

Labour hearts shattered at the stroke of 10. When the main broadcasters’ exit poll dropped as the hour turned, it delivered the news that activists had dreaded most: an early indication that Boris Johnson had achieved the landslide victory he craved...

Friday, 12:42 in Politics
 
Independent ex-MPs who left Labour and Tories fail to win

Independent ex-MPs who left Labour and Tories fail to win

Centrist former MPs who abandoned the two main parties over what they said were their swings to extremes have all failed to be re-elected to parliament. The four who stood for the Independent Group for Change – the former Conservative MP Anna Soubry,...

Friday, 12:42 in Politics
 
Lawyers complain about lack of access to Julian Assange in jail

Lawyers complain about lack of access to Julian Assange in jail

Julian Assange has been blocked from seeing evidence in his extradition case because his lawyers cannot get sufficient access to him, a court has heard. The WikiLeaks founder, 48, appeared at Westminster magistrates court by video link on Friday for a...

Friday, 12:34 in World News
 
Ben Stokes overwhelming favourite to win Sports Personality of the Year

Ben Stokes overwhelming favourite to win Sports Personality of the Year

There will be another public vote this weekend. On Sunday night, the BBC will announce its Sports Personality of the Year with Ben Stokes the overwhelming favourite to take the prize after a summer of cricketing heroics. In the 65th year of the award,...

Friday, 12:33 in Sport
 
Experience: a burglar made me think I was losing my mind

Experience: a burglar made me think I was losing my mind

Last year, I moved into a new flat in London. It was the first time I’d lived by myself. In the past, I shared a student house with five others, then later with friends. I’d always been fairly messy and if something went missing it was likely it had...

Friday, 12:22 in Lifestyle
 

Around the world in a day, without leaving Shenzhen – a photo essay

More than 3 million visitors a year flock to the Window of the World theme park in the megacity of Shenzhen to see 130 copies of the world’s largest tourist sites gathered in a single place. For Chinese tourists who may not be able to travel out of...

Friday, 12:21 in World News
 
US briefing: UK election results, Pete Buttigieg and Khashoggi killing

US briefing: UK election results, Pete Buttigieg and Khashoggi killing

Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Progressive parties decimated in historic UK election Boris Johnson’s decision to hold a snap election in the hope of uniting Britain’s pro-Brexit vote has paid off mightily, after his...

Friday, 12:21 in World News
 
Chess: Ding Liren wins Grand Tour as China’s 1975 domination plan rolls on

Chess: Ding Liren wins Grand Tour as China’s 1975 domination plan rolls on

Ding Liren’s impressive triumph in last weekend’s Grand Tour final at London Olympia has made China’s world No 3 the firm favourite to win the eight-man candidates next March which will decide Magnus Carlsen’s world title challenger later in 2020. The...

Friday, 12:18 in Sport
 

Jürgen Klopp signs Liverpool contract extension to 2024

Jürgen Klopp has signed a two-year contract extension at Liverpool, taking him to 2024. The manager, who took over at Anfield in 2015, said: “For me personally this is a statement of intent, one which is built on my knowledge of what we as a...

Friday, 12:14 in Sport
 
Relief for Philip Green as he secures £310m Topshop mortgage deal

Relief for Philip Green as he secures £310m Topshop mortgage deal

Sir Philip Green has secured a new £310m mortgage deal for his Topshop flagship store on Oxford Street in a last minute deal with US private equity firm Apollo Management International. The deal is a relief for Green’s family firm, which owns the...

Friday, 12:09 in Business
 
Jamal Khashoggi: US spy chief given deadline to name Saudi writer's killers

Jamal Khashoggi: US spy chief given deadline to name Saudi writer's killers

US intelligence agencies will be given a month to make a formal declaration on whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for the murder of the Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi. The annual...

Friday, 11:53 in World News
 
Nigerian students deported from Croatia had visas to stay

Nigerian students deported from Croatia had visas to stay

Two Nigerian student table tennis players wrongly deported to Bosnia by Croatian police who mistook them for undocumented migrants had regular visas valid until 3 December. Abia Uchenna Alexandro and Eboh Kenneth Chinedu, who arrived in Croatia on 12...

Friday, 10:49 in World News
 


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