* Miners provide floor for benchmarks as metal prices soar (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)
LONDON, Aug 21 European stocks fell further in early deals on Monday as geopolitical jitters on the Korean peninsula trickled over from Asian trading, though shipping company Maersk and strong mining stocks helped limit losses.
Aug 21 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 20 points at 7,303.9 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers, with futures down 0.4 percent ahead of the cash market open.
Aug 21 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 20 points at 7,303.9 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * BT: BT Group Plc's EE is planning to threaten the telecoms regulator Ofcom with a High Court challenge on Monday, over its planned auction of mobile spectrum. * SHELL: Royal Dutch Shell has lifted a cargo of 600,000 barrels of crude oil from Libya's Zueitina port, its first from the war-torn north African country in 5 years, two industry sources t
* Kingspan Group jumps after results (Adds detail, updates prices at close)
LONDON, Aug 17 European shares broke their three-day winning streak on Thursday as banks fell following a set of cautious minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and energy stocks also weighed on a busy day for company results.