Ryanair has missed a deadline to respond to pilots' demands for improved employment terms, raising the prospect of further disruption to flights.
Three of the UK's biggest supermarkets announced petrol and diesel price cuts on Friday, in moves that will come as welcome relief for motorists who have faced rising fuel costs in recent weeks.
The number of overseas visitors to the UK topped four million in July for the first time, official figures show. Travellers to the UK spent �2.75bn on their visits, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, another record.
The richest woman in the world has died at the age of 94. Heiress of the cosmetics firm L'Oreal, Liliane Bettencourt, had an estimated net worth of 33bn euros (�30bn; $40bn) when she died at her home in Paris, France, on Thursday.
Four passengers have been arrested after a flight from Barcelona to Liverpool was diverted to Bristol Airport. The easyJet flight was diverted at about 11.30pm on Thursday due to an incident involving passengers.