Two works by the artist Damien Hirst – featuring his trademark multicolored dots - have been stolen from a gallery in London.
The cost of buying all the gifts named in the holiday song "The 12 Days of Christmas" has shot up in 2013.
As December approaches, so do the Christmas adverts. And usually, the bigger the budget, the bigger the impact... but maybe not this year.
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CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.