Northern Ireland 'has the most expensive fuel'

  • Northern Ireland remains the most expensive region for petrol at 135.3p, charging on average 1.1p a litre more than the next most expensive area and 2.1p more than the cheapest region, Yorkshire and Humberside (133.2p).
  • The cost of diesel in the South East at 140.0p pips Northern Ireland (139.9) to become the highest in the UK. Once again, Yorkshire and Humberside is the cheapest at 138.5p a litre.

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Petrol prices 'set to increase'

UK petrol prices have for the second month running fallen by more than 4p a litre, the AA said. But the driving group also warned fuel duty is due to increase again by 3p litre on August 1.