British economic growth slowed to 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, from 0.9 per cent during the second quarter, official data showed on Friday (Oct 24).
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Friday for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
Canadian police said they had found no evidence of a wider plot as they released dramatic surveillance footage showing the moment a gunman breached security at parliament after shooting dead a soldier.
The man, identified in the US media as Zale Thompson, had posted an array of "hyper-racial" statements online, according to a terrorism monitoring group.
Both suspects assisted syndicates to procure ATM cards and Personal Identification Numbers from other debtors to perform ATM transactions related to unlicensed money-lending.
A statement from the Swedish armed forces said the maritime search for a suspected submarine had ended with the navy back to "normal alert level".
The move, which sees no changes to schedules apart from a change of flight codes, follows the Indonesian government's lifting of operating restrictions for foreign low cost carriers.
Former chief executive of Hong Kong Tung Chee-hwa said he agreed with the pro-democracy protesters' goal, but said it would not be possible.
Shares in Japanese auto giant Toyota jumped 1.75 per cent after Nikkei reported it was likely to see its operating profit rise 4 per cent to about ¥1.3 trillion (US$12 billion) between April and September.
On the fourth day of his state visit to the UK, Dr Tan visited the city of Bristol, where he toured the studios of Aardman Animations and the University of Bristol.