UK net migration fell to 273,000 in the year to September, its lowest level for more than two years. Sample the FT's top stories for a week.
Families with exploding tumble dryers in their homes have been told to unplug them immediately in a dramatic u-turn by manufacturer Whirlpool.
It has been found that 16% of British parents aged 40 and over believe they will need to rely on their children for financial support in retirement, according to a study from MetLife.
Centrica's operating profits rose 4% despite British Gas losing 400,000 customers in the first half of 2016. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA.
The Bank of England has warned against pulling euro clearing away from London because of “currency nationalism” and said it plans to “up its game” to press the UK's advantage in overseeing a complicated but lucrative market.