Brussels/Berlin: Overcoming years of poor health and crisis, the euro zone economy grew at its fastest pace in five years in the first quarter, driven by unlikely stars such as France and Spain.
International Consolidated Airlines Group beat expectations for its first quarter performance as a jump in passenger revenue and a sustained decline of fuel costs swung it to profit in what is traditionally a weak period for airlines.
In October, 2014, when Apple shares traded at about $US100, Icahn wrote the company's chief executive Tim Cook that his analysis showed it should trade at $US203.
The Restaurant Group's share price loses a quarter of its value in early trading after the company said sales had slowed further.
Amateur landlords will find it harder to take out a buy-to-let mortgage after one of the UK's biggest lenders raised a key threshold of affordability in response to new constraints on the sector.