A British parliamentary commission has completed its work on the overhaul of the domestic banking sector. Among other things, it proposed jail terms for bankers displaying grave malpractice and causing huge damage.
Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant operator TEPCO says "very high" levels of radioactive strontium-90 have been found in groundwater, two years after reactor meltdowns. But it had not leaked into the ocean nearby.
Spain's real estate crisis continues to rankle as bad bank loans skyrocketed in April. Although institutions are dumping their toxic assets into bad banks, defaulting customers might force them into higher bailout debt.
Boeing has unveiled plans for a bigger version of its 787 Dreamliner in efforts to catch up with Airbus in the lucrative long-haul aircraft market. The US planemaker hopes to get the new aircraft off the ground by 2018.
German investors are confident their country keeps moving towards an economic recovery based on strong domestic demand, a leading think tank has said. Its latest sentiment barometer pointed slightly upwards.
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