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James Nash shooting: Children’s author and councillor dies

Image copyright JAMES NASH/FACEBOOK Image caption James Nash was described as a “kind-hearted individual and a proactive parish councillor” A children’s author and parish councillor shot at his home has died in hospital, local leaders have confirmed. James Nash, 42, was shot in Upper Enham, near Andover in Hampshire, on Wednesday afternoon. The suspected attacker, …

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The boss who bounced her way to £3m from just £200

Image copyright Bounce Image caption Kimberlee Perry set up the business that she wanted to use The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Kimberlee Perry, founder of trampoline fitness company Bounce. “You need to connect with other people, it makes you feel good,” …

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Beyond TikTok: Who else might President Trump ban?

Image copyright Getty Images TikTok’s time in the US may be running out, with President Trump and other senior officials talking of an imminent ban. But other Chinese-owned apps and software-based services could also be targeted. On Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo alleged that some of the Asian nation’s technology companies were “feeding …

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Coronavirus: Bloodstock hosts online festival for heavy metal fans

Image copyright Katja Ogrin Image caption More than 100 bands play across a typical weekend at Bloodstock In normal times, the tranquil Derbyshire village of Walton-on-Trent turns it up to 11 for an ear-splitting celebration of all things heavy metal. However, with the coronavirus pandemic making music festivals an impractical prospect, the annual Bloodstock event …

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Coronavirus: Millions for small business ‘sitting in council accounts’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than £12.3bn was given to local authorities to pass on to eligible small businesses across England Emergency coronavirus funding for firms will go back to the Treasury at the end of the month if it is not claimed, business leaders have said. Four months after £12bn was released …

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