The increase means that the eurozone economy is now 0.4% bigger than it was in the first quarter of 2008, before the deep recession stoked by the global financial crisis.
The roar of shareholder disapproval became deafening yesterday as Weir Group became only the second company in UK history to lose a binding vote on executive pay.
LONDON Britain's key interest rate is likely to stay at a record low of 0.5 percent until at least January as the Bank of England waits for growth and inflation to pick up, a Reuters poll forecast on Friday.
Philip Green doesn't do empathy. Green's retail is red in tooth and claw. Now his pugilistic, foul-mouthed response to criticism has returned to bite him where it hurts.
People walk past the Coutts bank in Zurich, now under investigation by Swiss authorities. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters. Jill Treanor.