Price pressures in China abated last month at the consumer level, even as factory gate prices jumped, as food price deflation intensified.
Ireland’s southern coast has been hit by a major storm caused by Hurricane Ophelia, leaving three people dead and hundreds of thousands of homes without power.
Factory activity in the jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve bank of New York picked up in October, the results of a widely-followed survey revealed.
Iraq has taken control of key areas of the dispute city of Kirkuk, seizing the international airport, a key oil field and a military base in what is an oil-rich area bordering the Kurdistan Region.
Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has ignored an ultimatum from Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy to formally clarify whether he has declared independence for the region.
FTSE 250 firm Vedanta Resources posted an announcement on Friday informing that the English Court of Appeal had dismissed it and Konkola Copper Mine's (KCM) appeal against the English court, concerning the court's jurisdiction to hear and adjudicate claims by Zambian residents regarding KCM's operations in Zambia.
Embattled Japanese steel manufacturer Kobe Steel has admitted its fabrication scandal now affects 500 clients as opposed to the 200 figure divulged on Tuesday, prompting fears about its future if legal claims mounted.
Bitcoin soared past the $5,000 threshold on Thursday to hit a record high, having started 2017 at $966.
North Korea' foreign minister stoked renewed tensions in northeast Asia, saying the US president had set the region on a course towards war, adding that his country's nuclear weapons programme could never be a subject of negotiation and that Pyongyang was close to achieving a real balance-of-power with America.
Wholesale inflation picked up last month, especially on the services side of the economy.