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
Ian Read, CEO of Pfizer, flew into London for a round of meetings with politicians and investors ahead of an expected fresh bid for AstraZeneca.
Spain's gross domestic product rose at its fastest quarterly pace in six years in the first quarter while inflation accelerated.
Alstom shares soar 11 percent after it said it was considering General Electric's $13.5 billion bid for its energy unit.
Royal Dutch Shell reported on Wednesday its first-quarter earnings almost halved from a year ago to $4.5 billion.
Kate Moss launched her new collection at Topshop's flagship store in London late Tuesday.
Germany's Siemens has unveiled plans to take on General Electric with a formal offer for French engineering giant Alstom.
Chief executives in some of Europe's biggest banks saw huge gains in their pay packets in 2013, data compiled exclusively for CNBC reveals.
Hundreds of pro-Russian separatists stormed the regional government headquarters in Ukraine's eastern city of Luhansk on Tuesday, unopposed by police.
State-backed hackers are aiming to create "war-like activities" that could harm economic growth in Europe.
The U.K.'s eight biggest lenders will have to prove they can survive a 35 percent fall in house prices.
A sharp rise in U.S. Treasury yields could send tremors to every corner of the globe, according to one of the European Union's stress test scenarios.
BMW and Mercedes are recalling hundreds of thousands of cars.
Russia president Vladimir Putin says Russia may reconsider Western participation in energy projects.
Britain's economy expanded for the fifth quarter in a row in the first three months of the year, although the growth rate disappointed.
London Underground train workers were staging their second 48-hour strike this year on Tuesday in protest at job cuts and office closures.
Less than a month after his appointment as France's Prime Minister, and Manuel Valls could face a revolt – from his own party.
Oil giant BP is hiking its dividend after announcing a fall in profit in the first quarter fall due to higher costs in searching for oil.
Can there be a clearer illustration of the chasm between French and UK attitudes to business than this week's M&A headlines, writes Steve Sedgwick.
Deutsche Bank announced better than expected first quarter profits of $1.5 billion, as its core fixed income business slumped less than expected.
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