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France's unemployment rate rose to 10.8 percent in the first quarter of 2013, casting fresh doubt on President Francois Hollande's goal of reversing the rising jobless trend by year-end.
Despite cooling of talks between Austria and Poland about a possible merger of their two stock exchanges, CEO of the Warsaw index has given his strongest hint yet that a deal is drawing closer.
Latvia is due to get the green light to become the 18th member of the euro zone on Wednesday, prompting questions over why the small, economically successful Baltic nation wants to join the troubled currency union.
Europe's economic woes eased slightly last month, but a chronic shortage of new orders means an economic recovery in the euro zone still looks some way off.
European firms face a "mass employee exodus" over the next three years as the economy in the euro zone recovers and workers search for better opportunities, new research has found.
Punitive tax regimes, increased labor market regulation and a growing lack of trust in governments are causing many Europeans to enter into the murky, illicit world of shadow economies.
The European Central Bank is backing away from any "big bazooka" style intervention to revive lending within the euro zone, delivering a blow to some market hopes. The Financial Times reports.
Global manufacturers struggled in May as demand fell, suggesting a world economy that still needs a steady diet of support.
President Francois Hollande's government aims to save up to 2 billion euros annually from 2016 under a proposed reform of France's generous system of family benefits.
Another crucial meeting for the ECB is due Thursday with analysts across Europe looking ahead to three different policy changes that Mario Draghi could announce.
The euro zone economy is on track for a recovery later this year driven by the European Central Bank's loose monetary policy, the bank's President Mario Draghi said.
Greece's economy is showing the first signs of a recovery, reducing the odds of it exiting the euro zone, according to a new report from analysts at Berenberg Bank.
Italy's overall jobless rate and youth unemployment edged up in April to the highest levels on record, data showed on Friday.
As the Bank of England prepares for the tenure of new governor Mark Carney, one industry lobbyist has warned that another debasement for sterling will lead to dangerous inflation.
The new head of the Vatican bank will need plenty of prayer and strength to rescue its scandal-torn reputation.
The U.K. could post better-than-expected GDP numbers over the next three years, thanks to a strong service sector, the British Chambers of Commerce said Friday.
Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.
President Francois Hollande's insistence that the EU executive can't "dictate" reforms to France has outraged Angela Merkel's conservatives, hours before the German leader was due in Paris for talks.
German companies including BMW and BASF are recruiting small numbers of unemployed young Spaniards against a backdrop of chronic youth unemployment in southern Europe and a growing shortage of skilled labour in Germany.
As calls grow for Europe to ease up on its austerity drive, a report on global competitiveness argued that cost-cutting on the continent has halted growth and antagonized the population, creating non-competitive economies.