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.
Centrica's operating profits rose 4% despite British Gas losing 400,000 customers in the first half of 2016. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA.
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.
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.