As the helicopter carrying top Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi descended toward a rally in the grounds of the turreted Bangalore Palace, the crowd of more than 300,000 erupted in applause and chanted his name.
Thailand’s biggest opposition party said as many as 10,000 people will join a protest tomorrow against efforts to pass a law that it claims will benefit former leader Thaksin Shinawatra. Stocks fell to a three-week low.
Carrefour SA, France’s largest retailer, said domestic restrictions on store opening hours are incoherent after a Paris court ordered one of its franchised shops shut after 1 p.m. Sunday and after 9 p.m. during the week.
Marks & Spencer Group Plc, Britain’s largest clothing retailer, unveiled plans to open more dedicated food stores in the U.K. and its first in France as it builds on one of the best-performing parts of the business.
Alexey Navalny, a leading opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, vowed to mount a challenge for power as crowds of cheering supporters greeted him in Moscow after he was freed while he appeals a five-year prison sentence.