A French court on Tuesday fined IKEA $1. 2m after it found that it had been spying on its French staff by improperly gathering and storing their data.
Wholesale prices in the US rose twice as quickly as anticipated last month amid sharp increased in food and energy prices.
Australia and the UK have agreed a largely symbolic trade agreement in principle, despite concerns from British farmers about cheap meat imports flooding the domestic market.
Jaguar Land Rover is developing a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle based on the new Defender SUV and plans to begin testing the prototype in 2022.
The Eurozone’s annual trade surplus rose to nearly €11bn in April, official data showed on Tuesday, though that was below most analyst forecasts.