LONDON The British government should not give final approval to the expansion of London's Heathrow [FGPTOW.UL] airport until it shows it accepts and will comply with environmental conditions, a parliamentary committee said in a report.
Factory activity in the world's second largest economy stayed sluggish in November, hitting its lowest reading for more than three years, although China's service sector improved to offset the continuing weakness of its vast manufacturing industry ...
Manchester City's parent company has been valued at $3bn (�2bn) after selling a 13% stake, worth �265m, to a consortium of Chinese investors.
The eurozone's unemployment rate fell for a second straight month in October to reach its lowest level since the start of 2012, but it remained high relative to other developed economies.
Aftermath of explosions in Tianjin, China. Zurich lost $275m in the disaster, in which 173 people died. Photograph: Wu Hong/EPA. Sean Farrell.