In the US, the S&P 500 and the Dow slipped as a surge in coronavirus cases threatened to derail a fragile economic recovery. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

European stocks ended higher on Friday, with the Stoxx 600 clocking its third straight week of gains as a jump in commodity-linked stocks helped to co(...)

‘Black Friday’  on Oxford St,  London, on November 24, 2017. Photograph: AFP/ Daniel Leal-Olivas/Getty

European shares ended little changed on Friday, underpinned by gains among heavyweight financial stocks. British shares were slightly lower. US stock(...)