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The ECB meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to recovery, inflation and the sluggish pace of reform.
Draghi said it would be "helpful for the overall stance of policy" if fiscal policy could play a greater role alongside the ECB's monetary policy.
The EU threatened Russia with new trade sanctions if Moscow fails to start reversing its action in Ukraine, but the timing of any measures is uncertain.
Ukraine and Russia exchanged captured soldiers, Russian news agencies said.
Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said European Union leaders would not decide on sanctions against Russia at a summit in Brussels on Saturday.
Britain hiked its terrorism threat level to "severe" on Friday in response to possible attacks being planned in Syria and Iraq.
Top-flight English soccer clubs spent a record level on new players this summer, a Deloitte study showed.
Shares in Tesco closed nearly 7 percent lower, after the supermarket slashed profit expectations for the year and cut its dividend.
Shares in Salvatore Ferragamo surged on Friday, after the company reported strong earnings that defied worries about China.
Euro zone inflation continued to fall in August, boosting expectations that the ECB will try bolster the region's economy by announcing more stimulus.
Financial institutions have joined forces to propose a new framework that aims to negate complicated disputes such as the fight over Argentina's default.
The contest for the final remaining top EU job has become a two-person race between the leaders of Poland and Denmark. The FT reports.
A volcanic eruption has occurred near Iceland's Dyngjujokull glacier, prompting authorities to raise the warning code for aviation to red.
The ECB is facing a critical debate about whether to embark on an American-style quantitative easing program. Here are the implications.
France's new economy minister has questioned the country's short working week, suggesting firms should be given more freedom.
Ukraine said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered the country and its Ambassador warned of the threat of a "full-scale war".
Official data revealed that German inflation was unchanged in August, a day ahead of region-wide figures which will be closely watched by investors.
Take-up of the Bank of England's Funding for Lending scheme is still negative, despite billions lent to banks.
Telecom Italia and Telefonica made rival offers for Vivendi's Brazilian unit GVT as the battle over Brazil's telecoms market ramped up.
Spirits maker Pernod Ricard reported full-year underlying profit growth of 2 percent, in line with expectations.
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