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UK competition watchdog orders Meta to sell Giphy
The CMA rules Facebook's purchase of the vast Gif database unfair to competing social-media platforms. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 1:41am 

Football Ferns substitutes strike late as they finish the year with a win over South Korea
Late goals from two substitutes gave the national women's football team its first win inside 90 minutes since before the 2019 World Cup. 
© 2021 1:31am 

-Soveren launches from stealth with $6.5M seed funding to automate GDPR compliance
-Meta must sell Giphy, UK antitrust regulator rules

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-UK competition regulator orders Meta to sell Giphy

Manchester United v Young Boys tie could be moved because of Covid-19 restrictions
Manchester United's Champions League group game at home to Young Boys on 8 December is at risk of being moved because of Covid-19 restrictions. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Fifth Ashes Test in Perth in doubt over Covid-19 rules
There is doubt over whether the fifth Ashes Test will take place in Perth because of Covid-19 restrictions. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

'Absolute disrespect' - Ronaldo disputes Ballon d'Or 'lies' about outdoing Messi
Cristiano Ronaldo accuses the France Football editor of lying after he said the Portuguese's only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d'Or than Lionel Messi. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning
Stock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Leaked papers link top Chinese leaders to Uyghur crackdown
They show speeches by Xi Jinping and others which led to Uyghurs' mass internment and forced labour. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

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Inditex: Zara founderís daughter becomes fashion giant's chair
Marta Ortega has been with the firm for 15 years, starting out as an assistant at its High Street brand Bershka 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Australian parliament: One in three workers sexually harassed, says report
Canberra's workplace culture has left a "trail of devastation" for women especially, a review finds. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

Meta ordered to sell Giphy by UK antitrust authorities
Meta has been ordered to unwind its recent acquisition of Giphy by regulators worried about the deal's impact on competitors. 
© 2021 CNN 11:52pm 

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Recap: Football Ferns v South Korea - women's international
The Football Ferns finished 2021 with a 2-0 win over South Korea, their first inside 90 minutes since before the 2019 World Cup. 
© 2021 1:31am 

-Developer productivity tools startup Raycast raises $15M from Accel and Coatue
-Jump brings stability to freelancers by giving French permanent contracts
-Partech raises $750 million growth fund
-'Rocket League Sideswipe' rolls out globally on iOS and Android
-Clearview AI fined £17 million for breaching UK data protection laws
-LG Energy Solution gets Korea Exchangeís nod for planned IPO
-UK's antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy
-Is the Canon EOS R Still a Good Camera? Itís a Pleasant Surprise!

House of Gucci: Family hits out at insulting and painful portrayal
The heirs of Italian fashion house Gucci criticise depiction of the family in House of Gucci film. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:51am 

Paralysed Tylicki sues fellow jockey Gibbons for £6m over fall
Former Flat jockey Freddy Tylicki's £6m negligence claim against fellow rider Graham Gibbons begins in the High Court. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

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Parag Agrawal: India celebrates new Twitter CEO
Parag Agrawal's appointment has made headlines in India where Twitter has over 30 million users. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Poland PM urges 'wake up' to destabilisation by Russia and allies
Mateusz Morawiecki tells the BBC that it was "not too late to act" before "bad things" happen. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

France issues arrest warrant over Japan 'parental kidnap'
Vincent Fichot says his Japanese wife disappeared from the family home with his two children in 2018. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

UK spy boss warns of China 'debt and data traps'
Richard Moore also denies the fall of Kabul was an intelligence failure in a BBC Radio 4 interview. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:32am 

Yazidi genocide: IS member found guilty in German landmark trial
Taha al-Jumailly is jailed for life for crimes including the murder of a young Yazidi girl in 2015. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

Barbados becomes a republic and parts ways with the Queen
The Caribbean nation parts ways with the Queen in a ceremony attended by Prince Charles and Rihanna. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 0:31am 

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