Net long-term migration to the UK has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after a jump in numbers of eastern Europeans leaving the country, figures have revealed.
Families with exploding tumble dryers in their homes have been told to unplug them immediately in a dramatic u-turn by manufacturer Whirlpool.
Low-cost transatlantic flights will link four cities in Ireland and Northern Ireland to the US East Coast. Norwegian Air will serve Dublin, Shannon Cork and Belfast from July.
Unions and the Government are ramping up efforts to secure thousands of British jobs after Peugeot pointed to "speedy" cost savings as part of its potential takeover of Vauxhall and Opel.
Centrica's operating profits rose 4% despite British Gas losing 400,000 customers in the first half of 2016. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA.