The FTSE 100 has managed to set another record intra-day high.
Germany's DAX performance index also traded at a fresh all-time high of 12,822.54 points in the opening 15 minute of trading as investors reacted to a surprisingly solid win for Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU party in a regional election in North Rhine-Westphalia, the country's biggest state.
Inflation reading: A report on inflation in April due later is expected to show a rise to an annual rate of 2.5%, according to a FactSet consensus of view.
On the foreign exchanges, the pound lost ground after the release of the latest United Kingdom inflation figures.
The small caps index also scaled a fresh record high, up 0.2 percent with semiconductor maker Nanoco Group the top gainer, up 7 percent.
Gains among oil stocks, however, were offset by a fall in healthcare shares, which were dragged by a 1 percent decline in Novartis.
Oil prices jumped more than two percent after top exporter Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation said supply cuts needed to last into 2018, a step towards keeping an OPEC-led deal to support prices in place longer than originally agreed.
Kuwait joined the call on Tuesday ahead of an Opec meeting on May 25.
At the other end of the index, budget airline EasyJet is more than 5% lower after confirming on Tuesday that it made a pre-tax loss of £212 million, well above the £21 million loss it recorded in the first half of a year ago but in-line with its guidance. The housebuilder said that average selling prices hit £418,000 in the six months to April 30, but the sales rate per site dropped from 0.9% to 0.8%.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 index ended little changed, while France's CAC fell 0.2 per cent. The airlines said weakness in sterling against the dollar and euro shaved GBP82 million off the bottom line.
Vodafone (VOD) has driven the FTSE 100 to a new record high, as investors flocked to the telecommunications giant following a rise to the dividend. British airline EasyJet dropped 7.25 percent, and Micro Focus International, a British software and information technology business, fell 3.04 percent.
It is rumored that Prince Harry and the 36-year-old Random Encounters actress will be walking down the aisle in the near future. Their recent public appearance sparked speculation that Markle and Prince Harry's relationship has been getting serious.
Last summer, the Supreme Court denied a request to allow provisions of the law to go back into effect for the 2016 election. The dispute is similar to the court fight over Texas' voter ID law, also struck down as racially discriminatory.
Renault's futuristic assembly line in Slovenia, where rows of robots weld auto bodies together, was stopped cold. A new ransomware named "Wannacry" is spreading globally that encrypts files on the infected Windows PCs.
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Nine people have been found displaying hemorrhagic symptoms indicative of the virus, and three of these have died . Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey nearly died twice after contracting the virus during work in Sierra Leone.
The Delta bag machines are one of a handful of facial recognition systems being employed throughout the transportation industry. In March, British Airways said it is introducing self-boarding gates with facial recognition for domestic flights in the UK.
A great productivity feature that's been announced for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the new Timeline feature. Microsoft will attempt to bring down the prohibitive cost of mixed reality for customers and developers.
Callista Gingrich is a member of the choir at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. Soon after the inauguration, Newt Gingrich told CNN that Trump was considering his wife to be the ambassador to the Holy See.
The FTSE 100 .FTSE was up 0.3 percent at 7,454.37 points at its close, having hit a fresh high of 7,460.20 points at the open. Shares of mining stocks rose alongside metals' gains, and the Stoxx Europe 600 Basic Resources Index bulked up 1.1%.
NHS Digital said many of these can not be updated because they are running MRI machines and other major pieces of equipment. Microsoft said the situation was "painful" and that it was taking "all possible actions to protect our customers".
Granit Xhaka has no intention of curbing his aggressive style of play despite nine red cards in the last three years. Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Marcus Rashford will come in.
Apple rolls out iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 updates
First, the users need to grab the iOS 10.3.1 IPSW file for the user iPhone / iPad / iPod which they can download in this link . Users should update to the new version of iOS to fix these flaws or else risk the chance of remote attack by malicious code.
Netflix trials higher price when signing up at the weekend
She further hinted about the series' plot, saying the location would be flawless in exploring whether blood is thicker than water. One of Tidelands' creators, Tracey Robertson , expressed her excitement at the new project and partnership with Netflix.
Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo
Ebola kills chimpanzees, which are eaten in the region, and whose populations could also suffer from this outbreak. At least three people have died , as of Saturday, and eight additional people are reported to have Ebola .
North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination
A North Korean newspaper said that the nation was "waiting for the moment it will reduce the whole of the USA mainland to ruins". Kim recently watched huge military parades marking the Day of the Sun and the 85th anniversary of the North Korean army.
Warriors want to 'destroy everything' and limit Jazz rallies
On the other hand, the Jazz got solid contributions from Gordon Hayward and Rudy Gobert, but it still doesn't seem to be enough. With the backcourt of Curry and Klay Thompson in a shooting slump, Durant was the Warriors' go-to guy for most of the night.
USA airplane laptop ban could be extended to Europe
An industry-backed group, the Airline Passenger Experience Association, said the USA government should consider alternatives. Jenny Burke, a Homeland Security spokeswoman, said no final decision has been made on expanding the restriction.
Samsung working on a mysterious high-end flip phone
The South Korean conglomerate meanwhile is also tipped to launch a successor to the Galaxy Folder 1 with the new Galaxy Folder 2. Note 8 is now highly anticipated with a dual-camera setup on the backside of the smartphone, and rumors have also suggested so.
Sega Plans to Revive Major IPs and Obtain New Ones
Recently though the company has started to port over games like Bayonetta and Vanquish to PC, but it isn't going to stop there. Few other details are given in the document, such as particulars on which "past" and "major" IPs Sega has in mind for revival.
ICC Champions Trophy: SWOT Analysis of India's squad
However, Pakistan may not have beaten India in World Cup, but the scoreline reads 2-1 when it comes to Champions Trophy. India won the tournament last in 2013 after they beat the host nation, England in the highly contested final.