Great news for the UK economy, and for economic prospects post-Brexit, as an OECD study showed Britain was the number one European destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016.

While the level of inward investment was significantly impacted by a number of acquisitions - for instance oil-major Shell's takeover of BG Group - even with such large transactions excluded the UK remained the top FDI destination in Europe, and second only to the US in the OECD club of 35 rich countries.