Judge Vassiliki Thanou was sworn in Friday as Greece's first female prime minister, heading a caretaker government until elections are held.» Read More
Ukrainian forces killed pro-Moscow rebels as they closed in on the separatists' military stronghold in the east and Russia launched army drills near the border in response.
Some of the biggest names in European business have further complicated the dilemma currently facing Mario Draghi.
Barclays chiefs have told CNBC they are confident they have the support of shareholders over the bank's pay proposals, as over one third of investors failed to back the bank's pay policy.
Germany's businesses grew more confident in April, the widely followed Ifo index showed on Thursday.
Government needs to increase labor flexibility and overhaul its tax system if it is to remain competitive, chief tells CNBC.
The European Central Bank could embark on a broad-based asset buying plan if the euro zone inflation outlook worsens.
French turbine and train maker Alstom has moved to quash rumors that the company is in talks with General Electric (GE) about a possible takeover.
Fracking presents no risk to Novozymes’ bioenergy business, the firm’s CFO told CNBC on Thursday, after it beat first-quarter profit expectations.
Heineken, the world's third largest brewer, reported lower than expected increases in beer volumes and revenue on Thursday.
The chief executive of AstraZeneca, at the center of speculation of a $101 billion takeover, has said such large-scale deals are "often disruptive."
U.S. President Barack Obama said he was poised to impose new sanctions on Moscow if it does not act fast to end an armed stand-off in Ukraine.
Novartis posted first-quarter profit that beat expectations, boosted by an exceptional gain from the sale of its blood transfusion test unit.
GE is in talks to buy France's Alstom for $13 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the deal.
Ukraine declares the end of the Easter truce, heightening concerns of an escalation of the crisis - and the possibility of Russian intervention.
French cable company Numericable's debt issue is set to beat previous records and mark the changing cycles of the markets post-credit crisis.
Greece had a primary surplus of 0.8 percent of GDP last year, paving the way for some form of debt relief from euro zone governments.
The nascent recovery in euro zone business activity continues with better-than expected data -- despite weaker figures from France.
France has outlined a slower roadmap to reduce its chronic deficit, based on growth assumptions described by an independent watchdog as risky.
Supporters of soccer club Manchester United have laid the blame for their team's miserable year at the feet of its U.S. owners.
Optimism among U.K. manufacturers rose at its fastest rate since 1973 in the first three months of this year, according to a survey out on Wednesday.
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