June 21, 2018 / 11:48 PM / a month ago

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - June 22

June 22 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Headlines

Trade minister resigns over Heathrow expansion on.ft.com/2JX5T0W

Airbus warns 'negative' impact of Brexit threatens its UK future on.ft.com/2lsCkpk

Heineken scoops up stake in London craft brewer Beavertown on.ft.com/2trQdrq

CO2 shortage close to 'critical' for British chicken producers on.ft.com/2ticoRz

Overview

Junior UK trade minister Greg Hands has resigned in opposition to the government's plan to expand Heathrow airport, four days before the House of Commons is expected to vote for a new runway for the airport.

Airbus SE has threatened to pull out of the UK over increasing concerns of lack of progress in the Brexit process and negative consequences for the UK aerospace industry and Airbus in particular.

In a move to tap into growing consumer interest in craft beers, Heineken Holding NV invested in a minority stake in London's Beavertown Brewery.

A note published by the British Poultry Council warns of carbon dioxide shortages threatening meat production. The gas is used to stun birds and pigs in the slaughter process and is also used to package fresh meat. (Compiled by Bengaluru newsroom)

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