Magistrates in Paris have accepted a case of inciting racial hatred against Bob Dylan, writer of some of the most moving anti-racist songs in music history, such as "Hurricane" and "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll."
Orco Property Group SA fell the most in 15 months as asset writedowns worth more than half the central European developer’s market value sparked the deepest loss since the company got protection from creditors in 2009.
The Slovenian stock exchange halted share trading in Nova Kreditna Banka Maribor d.d. and Abanka Vipa d.d. as the deadline looms for the outcome of stress tests that will show if Slovenia can avert a bailout.
Estonia’s government approved a 22 percent increase to the minimum wage over the next two years, defying the central bank’s warning that it may stoke inflation and harm competitiveness in the euro area’s newest member.
Slovenia readied itself to raise the amount it can pay to fix its ailing banks to a sum still below that estimated by investors who suggest it could be as much as three times more than the Balkan state has set aside.