LONDON Debenhams , Britain's second-biggest department store, said trading had become more volatile in the second half of the year and warned its 2017 profit could slip towards the lower end of expectations if conditions did not improve.
BRUSSELS The European Union is in a "very intense phase" in its negotiations for a free-trade agreement with Japan and could sign a provisional deal as early as next week, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday.
LONDON Britain must make sure its exit from the European Union is orderly to avoid disruption for policyholders and compliance risks, the Association of British Insurers said on Tuesday.
BELFAST Irish nationalists Sinn Fein said on Monday the money coming in to Northern Ireland from a pact by their pro-British rivals to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May would not in itself help restore the province's regional administration.
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least 1 billion pounds in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. | Video
FRANKFURT Italy's multi-billion-euro closure of two lenders drew sharp criticism on Monday for hurting a project devised to underpin confidence in the euro zone during the financial crash.
MILAN Italian banking shares rallied on Monday after a deal to wind down two ailing regional lenders allowed Rome to draw a line under its biggest banking headache, with taxpayers rather than the financial industry shouldering the bulk of the losses. | Video
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled details of her plan to protect the rights of EU nationals living in Britain on Monday, saying the government would work to offer them largely the same benefits as British citizens.
BRUSSELS The European Union's top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier responded coolly on Monday to London's offer on EU citizen rights in Britain after it leaves the EU, saying Brussels wanted to get the same level of rights as under EU law.
SKOPJE The European Union's commissioner in charge of enlargement said on Monday the bloc will help Macedonia make key reforms such as ensuring judicial and media independence to unlock the country's path towards EU and NATO membership
BRUSSELS Thirteen EU nations voiced support on Monday for a proposal to empower the bloc's executive to negotiate with Russia over objections to a new Russian gas pipeline to Germany, despite opposition from Berlin.
PARIS France's financial stability council warned on Monday against risks from surging corporate and household debt, which it said may warrant regulatory action.
LONDON European shares rose on Monday as banks rallied after Italy reached a deal to wind up two failed regional banks and Nestle climbed to a new record after an activist investor urged changes at the consumer bellwether.