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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to unveil 'new strategy' as Starboard piles on the pressure

Mayer to defend turnaround efforts after activist hedge fund called on Yahoo to slash costs, halt acquisitions and unlock value of Asian assets.

Adidas shares jump on Reebok buyout speculation

Recent reports suggested group of investors led by Jynwel Capital will make a multibillion dollar offer to buy Reebok brand

Urban Outfitters shares dive on continued sales weakness

Shares in Urban Outfitters plunged on Friday after the American retailer warned the negative sales trend it reported in September has continued in the quarter to date.

European stocks rebound after week of market turbulence

European stock markets rebounded on Friday after a fall in US unemployment applications and comments from a European Central Bank official eased nerves about a stalling economic recovery.

Starbucks baristas free to display tattoos after coffee giant loosens employee dress code

Snacks will also be offered under the new plans

Michael Schumacher speeds down a course in the Madonna di Campiglio ski resort, in the Italian Alps in January 2006

Michael Schumacher accident: French journalist recants GoPro camera comments

F1 journalist initially claimed sports camera may have worsened head injuries

Kevin Spacey as Washington politician Frank Underwood in Netflix's House of Cards

Netflix shares plunge on subscription slowdown

Video streaming service blamed recent price hike for disappointing subscription growth

Six reasons why world stock markets are falling

European markets extended losses on Thursday in yet another rocky trading session. The FTSE 100 fell 15.73 to 6,195.91,taking losses since the index’s 14-year high on 4 September to £179bn. Across the Channel, all major European indexes including France, Italy and Spain ended in negative territory.

Customer anger after Sainsbury's halves Nectar points to one per pound

Supermarket insists Nectar card offers good value for money

Google's Eric Schmidt snubs Yahoo: 'Amazon is our biggest search rival'

Sorry Yahoo, you're no longer on Google's radar.

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Two of the largest vessels in the world cruised into UK waters last week
British doctors on brink of 'cure' for paralysis with spinal cord treatment

British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

Sufferers can now be offered the possibility of cure thanks to a revolutionary implant of regenerative cells
Ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities - not London, or Edinburgh, but Salisbury

Salisbury ranked seventh in world’s best tourist cities

The city is home to one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta, along with the world’s oldest mechanical clock
Let's talk about loss

We need to talk about loss

Secrecy and silence surround stillbirth
Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

Women may be better suited to space travel than men are
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: The athlete's wealth and notoriety have provoked a long overdue debate on South African prisons

'They poured water on, then electrified me...'

If Oscar Pistorius is sent to jail, his experience will not be that of other inmates
James Wharton: The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

The former Guard now fighting discrimination against gay soldiers

Life after the Army has brought new battles for the LGBT activist James Wharton
Ebola in the US: Panic over the virus threatens to infect President Obama's midterms

Panic over Ebola threatens to infect the midterms

Just one person has died, yet November's elections may be affected by what Republicans call 'Obama's Katrina', says Rupert Cornwell
Premier League coaches join the RSC to swap the tricks of their trades

Darling, you were fabulous! But offside...

Premier League coaches are joining the RSC to learn acting skills, and in turn they will teach its actors to play football. Nick Clark finds out why
How to dress with authority: Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear

How to dress with authority

Kirsty Wark and Camila Batmanghelidjh discuss the changing role of fashion in women's workwear
New book on Joy Division's Ian Curtis sheds new light on the life of the late singer

New book on Ian Curtis sheds fresh light on the life of the late singer

'Joy Division were making art... Ian was for real' says author Jon Savage
Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

Sean Harris: A rare interview with British acting's secret weapon

The Bafta-winner talks Hollywood, being branded a psycho, and how Barbra Streisand is his true inspiration
Tim Minchin, interview: The musician, comedian and world's favourite ginger is on scorching form

Tim Minchin interview

For a no-holds-barred comedian who is scathing about woolly thinking and oppressive religiosity, he is surprisingly gentle in person
Boris Johnson's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Boris's boozing won't win the puritan vote

Many of us Brits still disapprove of conspicuous consumption – it's the way we were raised, says DJ Taylor
Ash frontman Tim Wheeler reveals how he came to terms with his father's dementia

Tim Wheeler: Alzheimer's, memories and my dad

Wheeler's dad suffered from Alzheimer's for three years. When he died, there was only one way the Ash frontman knew how to respond: with a heartfelt solo album