UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests
Britain's government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" after tests found that all cladding samples so far have failed fire safety tests.
The Latest: 3 Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced
Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company have pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling in a Chinese court, an Australian official says.
Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open
The Italian government is making 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank last week had deemed "failing or about to fail," sending them into insolvency procedures.
Asian markets higher after Wall Street rebound
Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street rebounded from losses to end the week higher on stronger oil and gas prices.
Debt, protectionism could drag down improving global economy
A global financial organization says the world economy has picked up and prospects for the next few months are the best in a long time.