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Sync or swim: How TV shows like Love Island are breaking new bands

Image copyright ITV Image caption Lusaint (right) saw downloads of her song spike after it was featured on Love Island Last week, a two-year-old cover of En Vogue's Don't Let Go (Love) became the UK's most sought-after song.Recorded by emerging singer-songwriter Lusaint, the track was searched for 23,000 times in 24 hours on the music-discovery…
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Mark Carney on Facebook's digital currency Libra

The Bank of England's governor has explained how Facebook's plans for a new digital currency could be controlled. Mark Carney told Today that the major banks and financial institutions would need to have "direct regulatory oversight", and it couldn't be owned by Facebook or a group of technology companies. Facebook unveiled details about Libra this…
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Climate protesters storm Garzweiler coal mine in Germany

Image copyright AFP Image caption Hundreds of protesters joined forces to break into the mine and march through it Hundreds of climate change activists have stormed an open cast coal mine in western Germany to campaign against fossil fuels. The protesters ran through fields and broke through a police cordon to get into the Garzweiler…
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How recyclable is your food shop?

New research suggests almost half of packaging used by major UK supermarkets can't be easily recycled or recycled at all.Food is wrapped in packaging to make it last longer but a consumer group says that a lot of it is unnecessary, that more sustainable materials should be used and that recycling labels should be simpler.…
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Lap dancers sign union deal with Glasgow club employers

Image copyright Google Image caption The agreement between the Seventh Heaven venue and the GMB union is the first of its kind in Scotland Dancers and staff at a Glasgow lap-dancing club have signed a trade union agreement with their employers.They will be now able to bargain collectively over their terms and conditions following the…
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US-Iran: Airlines re-route flights after drone incident

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A number of international airlines are re-routing flights around parts of Iranian airspace A number of airlines are cancelling flights or re-routing them away from Iran after a US drone was shot down in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran confirmed it had shot down the drone, saying it had…