Traders working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

A flurry of merger activity among European stocks drove strong moves on Monday as some regional indexes notched up new records, with investors shruggi(...)

 A file picture dated  November 24th, 2014 shows former British banker Rurik George Caton Jutting leaving the Eastern Magistrates Court in a prison van, at Sai Wan Ho, Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

A Cambridge-educated British banker has pleaded not guilty to the murder of two young Indonesian women found dead at his luxury Hong Kong home almost(...)