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The Arctic Monkeys have been named on the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Arctic Monkeys’ sixth album, Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, has been named among the nominees for this year’s Mercury prize. The nod makes them th(...)

While demand for fonts is in decline, emojis are in the ascendant. Photograph: PA

As the owner of Times New Roman, Helvetica and Arial, Monotype Imaging has assembled one of the most lucrative collections of fonts in the world - but(...)

On one of the busiest weeks for travel in the year, Atlanta airport suffered extended power failure forcing the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights and stranding travellers

Power has been fully restored at the world’s busiest airport after more than 1,000 flights were grounded just days before the start of the Christmas t(...)

Facebook says it is working with journalists from the Facebook Journalism Project to develop the new “trusted news” button

Another day, another Facebook feature, right? But this is the latest in the social networking site’s attempts to fight fake news, which has been a sco(...)

David Bowie’s final album Blackstar has been nominated for this year’s Mercury Music Prize. Photograph: Larry Busacca/WireImage

The 12-strong shortlist has been revealed for this year’s Hyundai Mercury Prize. The albums on the list are: Hopelessness, Anohni The Bride, Bat for(...)

A member of the public leaves tributes to Jo Cox during a vigil in Parliament Square on June 16th, 2016 in London. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Tearful tributes have been paid to late British Labour MP Jo Cox as it emerged her last words after being shot and stabbed in the street on Thursday w(...)

Big Mac: has been showing its age
Planet Business

Image of the week: Little, Medium and Big Mac First developed in the 1960s, the Big Mac, like its parent company, has been showing its age, and the g(...)

Starboard criticised CEO Marissa Mayer for failed attempts over her three years at the helm to turn around the core business.

Yahoo was urged by activist shareholder Starboard Value LP to overhaul its management and board, saying that “significant changes” were needed at the(...)