Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.» Read More
French members of Parliament are being encouraged to go on work placements in an effort to boost their understanding of the business world.
Investors and policymakers worldwide are braced for a shake-up of global markets, due to heightening tensions and sanctions in Ukraine and Russia.
Pfizer reported revenues well below Wall Street expectations, hurt by falling sales of generic medicines it calls established pharmaceuticals.
First-time buyers in the U.K. are increasingly dependent on support from their parents, according to a new report.
The risk of deflation in the euro zone is low, the European Union's executive arm said, despite warning that inflation is expected to slow this year.
Two migrants drowned and about 30 were missing after their boats capsized off the eastern Greek island of Samos early on Monday.
A top IMF official has warned that the rally in euro zone bond markets risks ending in disappointment.
Germany's foreign minister has called for a second international conference at Geneva, after pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa on Sunday.
U.S. authorities are ratcheting up pressure on Credit Suisse to plead guilty to helping wealthy Americans hide untaxed money.
Portugal said it would exit its three-year 78-billion-euro bailout this month without a precautionary credit line.
US secretary of state John Kerry has threatened Russia with further sanctions unless the country stopped backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. The FT reports.
Greece is expected to ask its fellow euro zone countries for debt reduction at Monday's meeting of the region's finance ministers.
Britain's opposition Labour party has called for an inquiry into a potential takeover of British firm AstraZeneca by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer.
When Eleanna Malemi graduated in Athens in 2010, she did not expect to be working in a bar four years later. But Malemi is one of the lucky ones.
Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian helicopters on Friday, killing two crew, as troops tightened their siege of separatist-held Slaviansk.
Euro zone unemployment remained at 11.8 percent in March, unchanged since December, Eurostat said on Friday.
Ukraine's interim prime minister said on Thursday his country was entering its "most dangerous 10 days" since independence in 1991.
Part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland trebled its profit in the first quarter, boosted by effective cost-control and waning impairment charges.
AstraZeneca's board rejected a $106.5 billion bid from predator Pfizer just hours after it was received, arguing that it is too low.
An E.U. ban on Indian mango imports is unlikely to dent Asia's third-largest economy, but it could create trade friction between the two economies.
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