BRUSSELS The European Commission ordered Spain on Monday to recover illegal state aid given to state-owned railway operator ADIF for the construction of a high-speed train test centre.
LONDON London's Golders Green underground train station reopened on Monday after an abandoned vehicle was cleared of posing a security threat.
PARIS Britain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, chiding the government in London for not preparing better for the possibility of a 'Leave' vote.
BELFAST Prime Minister Theresa May visits Northern Ireland on Monday to discuss the implications of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union and what Brexit will mean for the province's border with Ireland.
BELFAST A coalition of Northern Ireland politicians and human rights activists on Monday threatened a legal challenge against any British government move to leave the European Union unless the province's peace process is protected.
LONDON British fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management posted a third quarter rise in assets under management (AuM) on Monday, boosted by gains in the value of its investments and positive currency moves after Britain's vote to leave the European Union.
PARIS Turkey is in no position to become a European Union member any time soon and all negotiations for it to join will stop immediately if it reintroduces the death penalty, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday.
Shopping centre landlord Hammerson Plc said the impact of Britain's decision to leave the European Union on property valuations was still unknown, but the lettings and investment markets were facing a period of uncertainty.
Lloyd's of London underwriter Hiscox Ltd said it would set up a new EU-based insurance company if needed to weather the possible impact from Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
LONDON Britain's vote to leave the European Union must be binding, the chairman of Britain's ruling Conservative Party said on Sunday, and the exit process will be started before the next general election.
ANSBACH, Germany A 27-year-old Syrian man denied asylum in Germany a year ago blew himself up on Sunday outside a crowded music festival, injuring 12 people in the country's fourth violent attack on members of the public in less than a week. | Video
PARIS France's interior minister rejected on Sunday an assertion by a senior Nice security official that his staff tried to change a report into policing on the night of the Bastille Day attack that claimed 84 lives.
MILAN Online retailer Amazon.com is set to announce on Friday the first in a series of investments in Italy worth at least 500 million euros ($550 million), a bet on the government's plan to go from laggard to leader in digital commerce, sources said.