Amazon is attempting to challenge Sky, Virgin Media and BT by adding pay-TV channels to its streaming service. The online giant will offer individual subscriptions to more than 40 channels through a new venture called Amazon Channels.
Profits have fallen at Nationwide after the building society sought to protect savers from the impact of last year's interest rate cut.
Legal action brought by 9,000 investors who are seeking compensation from Royal Bank of Scotland after losing money on shares has been adjourned for 24 hours.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 was 0.28 percent higher with most sectors and major bourses moving in positive territory. This followed economic data showing the euro zone keeping up a strong growth rate.
Figure 1 presents cumulative public sector net borrowing (excluding public sector banks) by month in the latest full financial year and compares the cumulative borrowing with that in the previous financial year.