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

European shares bounced back on Monday as new-found optimism among investors about the new round of trade talks between Beijing and Washington lifted (...)

Belfast: Three houses badly damaged  from a bonfire in the Shankill Road area after  celebrations held by loyalists to mark Twelfth of July in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Norman Calderwood (69), a member of the 1982 St Brendan’s Temperance Orange Lodge, had “a brilliant day” at the annual Twelfth of July parade in Belf(...)