Pensioners' incomes rising fastest, says IFS (BBC )
UK pensioners' incomes have risen faster than all other age groups in the last 30 years, a study has shown.
Airbus A350 makes maiden test flight (BBC )
The newest aircraft from European planemaker Airbus has taken off on its maiden test flight.
The Airbus A350 is designed to be more fuel-efficient, and a direct competitor to US rival Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.
Britain could overtake France to become second-largest car maker in Europe (Telegraph )
Britain could overtake France and become the second-largest car maker in Europe within the next five years, according to two of the industry’s top executives.
Bombardier blow as Siemens wins £1.6bn Thameslink deal (Telegraph )
Ministers are embroiled in a jobs for British workers row after confirming that Siemens had won the £1.6bn contract to build rolling stock for the Thameslink line.
Stephen Hester: Anatomy of a departure (FT )
Sir Philip Hampton likes to see himself as a marriage counsellor, who has often been called upon to manage a rocky relationship between the government (Royal Bank of Scotland’s biggest shareholder) and Stephen Hester (the bank’s now departing chief executive).