Andrew Tyrie: could he swap the Commons for the Bank of England? Photograph: Laura Lean/PA. Business · Nils Pratley on finance.
United Airlines is investigating the death of a giant rabbit which was being transported on one of its planes. The 90cm-long bunny, called Simon, was found dead in the cargo hold when the flight arrived at Chicago's O'Hare airport from London Heathrow.
PHILIP Hammond has claimed official data showing the lowest deficit since the 2008 financial crash made clear "what is at stake at this election".
Strong sales growth by Premier Inn as almost 4,000 new rooms in the UK helped boost annual profits for owner Whitbread in 2016. The UK's largest budget hotel chain achieved occupancy of more than 80% with record levels of direct bookings at 94%.
Holiday makers saving their cash for duty free booze and treats are being ripped off as supermarkets are cheaper, a watchdog has revealed.