The eurozone “defied pessimism” at the start of the year, as the currency bloc's economic size finally reached a level it last hit in 2008.
The Royal Bank of Scotland led the London market lower as the bank slumped more than 6% after deepening its losses in the first quarter.
Britain kept its coveted top-grade triple-A credit rating from Standard and Poor's on Friday, with the agency saying it expected the country to ultimately vote to remain in the European Union.
The owner of British Airways reported weaker demand following the Brussels terrorist attacks and worries about the EU referendum in June.
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