Commodities found a bid on Tuesday, amid dollar weakness following an in-line print on consumer prices Stateside earlier in the session and a generally 'risk-off' tone in markets after the White House announced that the Secretary of State had been asked to step down.
Russia wants access to the substance used to poison former spy Mr Skripal and his daughter on 4 March before it answers Theresa May’s ultimatum to give "a credible response" by the end of Tuesday or face consequences.
Ramdi Hamdallah has suffered a bomb attack on his convoy in his first visit to the Gaza strip in five months.
The European Central Bank needs to keep an eye out for the risk of an unexpected jump in the value of the single currency.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is out of the White House after a series of disagreements with President Donald Trump.
Digital football business Dugout will launch a new South-East Asia business by acquiring the Ballball platform from News Corp.
US inflation data for February came in as expected on Tuesday, no doubt helping to assuage concerns about rising inflation as investors try to gauge whether the Federal Reserve will hike rates three or four times this year.
The world economy is strengthening but Britain will have the weakest growth in the G20 in 2018, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said.
A widely-followed gauge of small business confidence picked-up last month amid expectations for higher real sales and improved economic sentiment.