Dixons Carphone has signalled a slowdown in the UK mobile phone market because of a lack of innovative new smartphones, while warning its full-year profits will be lower than previously expected.
The number of cars built in the UK last month rose by almost 8% compared with July 2016, new figures show. Just over 136,000 vehicles were made in British factories, up 7.8% on July last year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.
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.
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The old pound will cease to be legal tender in less than eight weeks' time. Firms mistakenly returning its 12-sided replacement (Liam McBurney/PA).