Shareholders who brought a multimillion-pound High Court action against Royal Bank of Scotland have reached an agreement in principle with the bank.
Akzo Nobel, the Dutch paintmaker, received a boost to its efforts to fend off an unwanted €26.9bn takeover approach from US rival PPG Industries as an Amsterdam court rejected attempts by an activist investor to oust its chairman.
We are blessed with bank holidays this time of the year, which is obviously a great thing. Easter was only a month ago but this weekend is a three dayer as Monday is the Spring Bank Holiday, and it's set to be a scorcher.
With �7.5bn in debt repayments due in July, finance minister Euclid Tsakalatos's plea appears to highlight the mood of nervousness pervading Athens.
Russia carried out the maiden flight of its new MS-21 medium-range passenger aircraft on Sunday, its first post-Soviet foray into production of a mainline commercial aircraft which it hopes will rival those of its western competitors.