Judge gives RBS a week to end investor suit or face trial
LONDON A judge has given Royal Bank of Scotland and thousands of investors until June 1 to agree a deal that would avert a trial over the bank's 12 billion pound cash call in 2008.
KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's police chief confirmed on Friday that the man murdered at Kuala Lumpur International Airport last month was Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
It was the first time the police had officially confirmed the identity of the man who was carrying a passport under the name of Kim Chol.
Police Chief Khalid Abu Bakar did not give details on how the body was identified.
(Reporting by Rozanna Latiff; Writing by Marius Zaharia; Editing by Nick Macfie)
MILAN UK blue chip stocks rose on Wednesday, helped by gains in Marks & Spencer after its solid results and by advances in energy stocks, although weaker miners kept a lid on the British market.
LONDON British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation.