ISTANBUL An adviser to Turkey's president on Monday rejected Riyadh's assertion that Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight, suggesting it "mocked" world opinion, as Western incredulity deepened over varying Saudi accounts of the journalist's killing. | Video
LONDON British households' confidence in their finances worsened this month as their earnings from employment rose at the weakest rate since February, adding to growing signs of caution among consumers, a survey showed on Monday.
LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday say that 95 percent of Britain's Brexit deal has been agreed but repeat her opposition to a European Union proposal for the Irish border, a major stumbling block, as criticism within her party grows.
LONDON European shares gained on Monday amid relief over Italy's budget, following rallies in Asia after China promised to provide stimulus to stabilise its economy and offset the impact of U.S. tariffs. | Video
TOKYO/MILAN Japan's Calsonic Kansei, owned by U.S. private equity firm KKR , has agreed to buy Fiat Chrysler's Magneti Marelli for 6.2 billion euros ($7.1 billion) to form the seventh-largest independent car parts supplier.
ROME Italy's Treasury told the European Commission on Monday it would stick to its contested budget plans in defiance of EU fiscal rules, but promised to intervene if it failed to meet its debt and deficit goals.
SEOUL North and South Korea and the U.N. Command agreed on Monday to withdraw firearms and guard posts in the demilitarised zone village of Panmunjom this week, Seoul's defence ministry said, the latest move in a fast-improving relationship.
FRANKFURT The head of Telefonica Deutschland called on Monday for EU regulators to block Vodafone's planned acquisition of Liberty Global , saying it would lead to a "quasi-monopolisation" of the German cable TV market.
LONDON Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris International drew accusations of hypocrisy on Monday after using a four-page newspaper advertisement to urge smokers to quit cigarettes.
DUBLIN Ryanair hopes to reach deals with all of its major unions by Christmas, its chief executive said on Monday, in a sign an end may be in sight to disruptions which have hit its profit and shares.