US authorities have dropped charges against two researchers accused of attempting to export chemicals to Iran in violation of trade sanctions. The decision follows a prisoner swap in which the United States freed a third researcher who was charged alongside them – and imprisoned.
Germany’s industrial slump unexpectedly deepened in October amid a steep decline in investment goods, raising concerns that some of the early signs of a manufacturing revival may have already been smothered.
India's gold imports fell for a fourth straight month in October from a year ago as near record-high prices dampened buying during key festivals in the world's second-biggest consumer of the metal, a government source said on Monday.
South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its ‘white list’ of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries.
China's automobile sales fell 13.9 percent in November from a year earlier, the country's top auto industry association said on Tuesday, marking the steepest such drop in more than six years in the world's largest auto market.
Nearly a quarter of student nurses in the UK are dropping out of their degree courses before graduation, according to figures that bode ill for the staffing crisis in the National Health Service (NHS).
A targeted social media campaign has been cited as one of the reasons why Ireland managed to turn around a sharp drop in the number of teenage girls receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against most cervical cancers.
FLAC, the network of Free Legal Advice Centers in Ireland, called on the Legal Aid Board to drop legal fees for victims of domestic violence ahead of the launch today of its 2016 annual report which shows that 25,710 people received legal advice from volunteer lawyers at its nationwide network of advice clinics or through its helpline.