The British Airways check-in hall at Gatwick Airport is eerily empty. Elsewhere people are milling around with luggage, gazing hopefully at information boards not knowing if they will be going on holiday.
Milkybars are about to get milkier, as the recipe changes for the first time in 81 years. Milk will replace sugar as the treat's main ingredient, as the white stuff content is boosted from 26% to 37.5%.
pensions Official projections show 26.2pc of the UK population will be aged over 65 in 2066, compared with 18pc last year and 12pc in 1961.
Aldeburgh in Suffolk has recorded the biggest price rise since 2007, from �316,000 to �527,000. Photograph: Strutt & Parker.
A group of “diehard” RBS shareholders, determined to see Fred Goodwin stand up in court, have refused to accept the bank's offer of a settlement.