A fully electric version of the Mini will be built at the Cowley plant in Oxford, BMW has said. The carmaker said the model would go into production in 2019, with Oxford the main "production location" for the Mini three-door model.
Victims of the ground rents scandal are demanding ministers go further in tackling unfair abuses of the leasehold system, amid claims that as many as 100,000 existing homeowners remain trapped in properties that are “unsellable”.
Jimmy Choo was founded in Hackney, east London, in 1996. It was later bought out by private equity firms. Photograph: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images.
Television celebrity Noel Edmonds has increased his compensation claim against Lloyds Banking Group in connection with the HBOS fraud to �300m, which is three times the amount the bank has set aside to compensate all victims of the affair.
Cramming eight more people on the same-sized planes, but with room for only “one or two more” extra cabin bags: that's the prospect from Ryanair, as budget airlines put the squeeze on hand luggage.