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.
LONDON Ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Friday it expected Britons to vote to remain in the European Union by a small majority in a June 23 referendum, but that the risk of leaving was a negative for the country's creditworthiness.
The owner of British Airways reported weaker demand following the Brussels terrorist attacks and worries about the EU referendum in June.
An MP has urged the UK's corporate governance regulator to investigate the sale of BHS in 2015, calling into question the responsibility of the directors involved.