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British retailer posted falling sales in its clothing and general merchandise business - cushioned by a 3.2 percent increase in food.
British insurance group saw higher-than-expected sales as it continued to build a set of bolt-on acquisitions into its structure.
Dutch food and chemicals group DSM on Tuesday reported solid earnings growth in the third quarter driven largely by acquisitions.
Holcim, the world's largest cement maker by market value, said on Tuesday it does not expect 2013 sales to reach the previous year's levels, as demand in Latin and North America and Africa and the Middle East falls short.
Greece's tourism sector will grow by 10 percent in 2014 and help spur the country's ailing economy, the Greek minister of tourism told CNBC.
The U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Monday that it had opened a criminal investigation into the electronic tagging of criminals by G4S and Serco.
The U.K. gets an annual boost of up to $124 billion due to its membership of the EU, one of the country's biggest business lobbies said on Monday.
British construction picked up speed last month, unexpectedly growing at its fastest pace since September 2007, a survey of purchasing managers showed on Monday.
Manufacturing in the euro zone continued its recovery in October as the region emerges from an 18-month recession.
HSBC reported third-quarter underlying profit before tax of $5.06 billion in the third quarter, a rise of ten percent year-on-year.
Shares in Ryanair traded lower by over 11 percent on Monday after cut its profit forecast for the year.
The Co-operative Group will hand control of its banking arm to investors including U.S. hedge funds to plug a 1.5 billion pound ($2.4 billion) capital shortfall.
Franco-American telecoms group said move designed to shore up balance sheet amid what CEO calls a last-ditch effort to save the company.
At the borders of European countries in economic crisis, customs agents say they are seizing increasing amounts of undeclared cash, the NYT reports.
Zurich Insurance said investigations found no indication that the company's former CFO who committed suicide suffered any "undue pressure."
Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev denies demands for unpaid gas bill had anything to do with Ukraine signing agreements with the European Union.
Even as the euro zone shows faint signs of stirring, the ECB is likely to send a dovish message that more monetary help will be on the way.
Only "very good" companies in France have survived the tough business climate, so shares of the ones left are in solid shape, said a global portfolio manager.
Zurich Insurance is expected to tell investors the suicide of its CFO Pierre Wauthier was not caused by undue pressure and that finances are clear.
E-commerce site has removed from its listings around 30 items of memorabilia from the Nazi Holocaust following a newspaper investigation.
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