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(Close): Falls in mining stocks pegged back the benchmark FTSE 100, which ended 4.2 points higher at 6,843.
British Airways owner IAG, down 2.2%, suffered for a second day after Lufthansa's profits alert on Wednesday.
ITV rose 1.59% after the broadcaster said that World Cup advertising could be better than initially expected.
Elsewhere, shares in Argos and Homebase owner Home Retail Group had a mixed day after the firm posted an increase in sales.
After initially rising, the shares then fell back to close 4% down, despite the group saying it had seen an "encouraging" start to the year.
Underlying sales at Argos rose 4.9% in the 13 weeks to 31 May, while Homebase enjoyed a 7.9% sales increase.