Staff at BBC"s 1bn revamped offices using EAR PLUGS to protect themselves from noisy performance area

Staff at BBC's 1bn revamped offices using EAR PLUGS to protect themselves from noisy indoor performances Loud music and noise from atrium areas distracting workers in open-plan environment BBC staff will be hoping it's not a sign of things to come with the new 'World' piazza close to completion | UPDATED: 18:33 GMT, 29 December 2012 BBC staff members have taken to wearing ear plugs after 'noisy' performances were carried out inside the newly-revamped headquarters in London. The complaints over loud music came as the 1billion development of New Broadcasting House, in Portland Place, nears completion.

Are Nigella"s days as queen of the best-sellers over? Chef"s latest book outside top 20 in Christmas book charts

Are Nigella's days as queen of the best-sellers over Chef's latest book outside top 20 in Christmas book charts | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 20 December 2012 Languishing: In years gone by, books with her name on sold like hot cakes. But it seems the public may be losing its taste for Nigella Lawson, pictured In years gone by, books with her name on sold like hot cakes

The turkey turnaround: Lower the cooking temperature, cut browning time and let it rest longer for a juicy dinner

The turkey turnaround: Lower the cooking temperature, cut browning time and let it rest longer for a juicy dinner, say producersThe British Quality Turkey organisation's guide to the perfect Christmas bird | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 14 December 2012 If your Christmas turkey turns out so dry that only drowning in gravy can rescue it, maybe it’s time to change your cooking method.

The Christmas gifts that change price daily on the internet: Cost fluctuates by 10 per cent as retailers try to ensure they are the cheapest

The Christmas gifts that change price daily on the internet: Cost fluctuates by 10% as retailers try to ensure they are the cheapestFigures show that prices of certain products can change by the hourConsumer groups say that the price changes are 'unfair' on customers | UPDATED: 00:18 GMT, 10 December 2012 Christmas shoppers face paying too much when buying presents online – with prices fluctuating by as much as 10 per cent a day, research reveals.

British Airways to cut 400 cabin crew jobs but promises all will be voluntary redundancies

British Airways to cut 400 cabin crew jobs but promises all will be voluntary redundancies | UPDATED: 10:34 GMT, 5 December 2012 British Airways is set to cut 400 senior cabin crew jobs from its 14,000 workforce. The airline is in talks with the trade union Unite over the plans and has made reassurances that cuts would be made through voluntary redundancies

Mrs Jowell throws her toys out of the pram, again

Mrs Jowell throws her toys out of the pram, again | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 27 November 2012 Dame Tessa Jowell, recently ‘reconciled’ with husband David Mills, has now thrown all her toys out of her pram at the suggestion that the original separation back in 2006 was little more than a career-saving exercise.