Royal Mail is beginning trials in London of nine fully electric vans with ranges of up to 100 miles. The vehicles, which come in various sizes, will distribute post from the central London depot.
Northern politicians have accused the government of treating the region with contempt as an escalating dispute over transport spending overshadowed a visit by Theresa May to the region.
Media stocks weighed on European markets on Wednesday, led lower by sharp declines in advertising giant WPP after it cut sales forecasts on weakening demand.
MCDONALD'S 'secret' Big Mac sauce recipe has reportedly been leaked online - and it contains a staggering 33 ingredients.
The new roles for pilots, cabin crew and ground operation staff will be split between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Jet2.com said it hopes to fill 1700 posts as part of a recruitment drive across the UK.