• BRIEF-CRH says talks with India's Jaypee end Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 9:03 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- CRH PLC:. *CRH announces termination of negotiations in India. *Negotiations with jaypee cement have now been terminated.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Ascent Resources PLC:. *Given the time that has now elapsed board will not attempt to draw on the. *Will then have to renegotiate certain obligations and timing conditions of.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 9- Key Euribor bank-to-bank lending rates hit fresh record lows on Tuesday, pushed down by large amounts of excess liquidity sloshing around in money markets. Equivalent Libor rates, set by a smaller panel of banks in London, fixed at 0.14357 percent.

  • *Proposed change supported by chief executive-source* ENRC battling tarnished corporate governance reputation By Clara Ferreira-Marques.

  • Europe Power-French spot sheds strike premium Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Oct 9- European prompt power traded down in France on Tuesday as a one-day strike in the country's energy sector looked set to end. French day ahead baseload was down 2.85 euros on the day at 53.25 euros a megawatt hour. Germany's day ahead baseload contract was 5.40 euros up at 51.25 euros.

  • *De Guindos denies Spain's forecasts are too optimistic. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 9- The euro zone believes Spain's budget cuts should take account of its recession, its economy minister said, as regional policymakers debated whether to let the country slacken the pace of its austerity drive.

  • Man arrested on suspicion of defacing Rothko work Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:48 AM ET

    LONDON-- British police on Monday arrested the man who told journalists he was responsible for scrawling graffiti on a mural by modern American master Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern museum.

  • UniCredit Bank Austria and Banco Popolare struggled to find demand for their respective five- and long three-year deals, despite impressive order books built by rivals Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy's largest retail bank, and Dutch F Van Lanschot the same day.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Noble Clean Fuels on Tuesday became the latest energy company to expand its presence in Britain's growing liquefied natural gas market as it signed an agreement to import spare LNG at the country's South Hook terminal.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Wolseley PLC:.

  • Pakistan introduces GSK pneumonia vaccine Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:26 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- Pakistan has become the first country in South Asia to introduce a vaccine against the deadly pneumococcal disease in children, with GlaxoSmithKline's Synflorix selected for the programme.

  • Vitol, Glencore dominate Russian oil trading Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:19 AM ET

    *Breakthrough for Glencore as it gets Rosneft invitation. LONDON, Oct 9- Swiss trading houses Vitol and Glencore have become the largest players in the Russian oil export market, dominating supplies from the world's biggest producer after a switch in Kremlin policy opened up the trade. "Everywhere you saw Gunvor before, Glencore is now written in capital letters.

  • LONDON, Oct 9- Silvermere Energy PLC:. *Views early production profile from i-1 well as encouraging. *Highlights that result of four-point test has not yet been reported in full.

  • European shares inch lower, uptrend intact Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:12 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 9- European shares edged lower on Tuesday on concerns about company earnings and debt problems in countries including Spain and Greece, although analysts said the overall market trend remained positive and recent central bank actions would underpin stocks. At 1138 GMT, the index was down 0.1 percent at 1,100.52 points.

  • Turkish President Abdullah Gul said on Monday the "worst-case scenarios" between his country and Syria were now playing out, fuelling concerns that the 18- month-old conflict in Syria may spread to other countries in the region.

  • UPDATE 2-MegaFon says to launch London share sale Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    *MegaFon says Russia focus is key advantage. By Megan Davies and Maria Kiselyova.

  • *Britain behind on austerity targets due to weak economy. BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 9- British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday he would not soften his austerity programme with a "Plan B" of slower spending cuts after the International Monetary Fund downgraded its growth forecasts for Britain. "What we need in Britain is not' Plan B', which is more borrowing.

  • *Iran says UAE claims are "baseless". The three islands of Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb sit near important oil shipping channels at the mouth of the strategic Strait of Hormuz and were claimed by the U.S.-backed Shah of Iran in 1971, just before the seven Gulf emirates won independence from Britain and formed the UAE.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 9- British Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday he hoped to meet his French, German and U.S. counterparts to discuss the proposed merger of aerospace groups EADS and BAE Systems, a day before the deal's deadline.

  • EADS rebuffs merger collapse report, cites progress Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 9- EADS rejected a German news agency report that merger talks with BAE Systems had collapsed and confirmed progress between Britain and France over the deal.