Eurozone economic growth was in the doldrums in May as services weakened and optimism dropped to a near five-year low.
Business confidence in Germany deteriorated more than expected in May, according to a survey released by the Ifo Institute on Thursday.
Domestic demand helped the German economy return to growth in the first quarter as manufacturing remained a drag.
The top US business association in China said on Wednesday that half its members faced retaliation by the Chinese government following the escalation of the country's trade conflict with the US.
BT owned EE and Vodafone announced on Wednesday that they won’t offer phones from Huawei when they roll out Britain’s first 5G mobile network next week.
UN poverty expert Philip Alston said in a report that the "ideological" cuts to public services in the UK since 2010 have led to "tragic consequences" and continue “largely unabated”.
In the latest move to fight ocean pollution, the UK government will introduce a ban on certain single use plastic items next year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping called on his nation's citizens to join him on a "new Long March" on Wednesday, a possible indication that Beijing could be preparing for its trade dispute with Washington to last for an extended period.
Inflation crept above the Bank of England’s target in April, pushed upwards by rising energy and transport costs, but remained below consensus forecasts, official data showed on Wednesday.
British Steel will be placed into administration on Wednesday, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and threatening another 20,000 in the company's supply chain.
The Prime Minister said in a speech on Tuesday that she will offer MPs a vote on putting her deal to a second referendum if it passes the first stage of voting in Parliament.
Sales of US existing home sales unexpectedly fell in April, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.
A total of 173 footwear manufacturers, importers and retailers in the US have called on the US president to re-think his approach to the trade war with China, describing the recent tariff hike on imports from the People’s Republic as “catastrophic”.
Trump and Google granted Huawei some temporary relief after the former had threatened on Monday to ban US corporates from doing business with the company.
Manufacturing order books have slumped to their lowest level since October 2016, the Confederation of British Industry said on Tuesday, as Brexit-related stockpiling started to ease.
BP’s chairman acknowledged in the Financial Times on Tuesday that the world’s energy consumption is on “an unsustainable path”.
Sterling fell below $1. 27 on Tuesday for the first time since mid-January, weighed down by worries about Brexit.