Monte dei Paschi di Siena is close to reaching an agreement with the European Commission that will pave the way for a state bailout of Italy's fourth biggest bank.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the Monday night carnage.
According to the Commission, around 40% to 80% of mercury deposited in Europe comes from emissions in other parts of the world.
An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens.
The 27 European Union nations handling Britain’s exit from the bloc set a tough negotiating mandate for the talks.
France, along with Spain, Greece, Britain, will continue to face disciplinary procedures for its excessive budget deficit.
The European Union is urging member states to take advantage of the bloc's recovering economy to strengthen public finances.
Athens needs funds to repay 7.5 billion euros of debt maturing in July
David Davis has warned that Britain will walk away from the Brexit negotiating table unless the EU drops calls for the UK to cough up €100bn when it leaves.
The chancellor and her finance minister are set to push for Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann to become the fourth guardian of the single currency.