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  • UK hedge funds manage more cash than ever Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    The total amount of hedge fund money managed in the U.K. has doubled in the last decade, leading the U.K.'s financial services regulator to call on the sector to act with "integrity".

  • France on the mend as German firms take a breather Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 5:43 AM ET
    Paris, France

    The euro zone continue to enjoy its strongest spell of growth since the first half of 2011, with business activity in the area only slightly lower than February's 32-month high, marking the ninth consecutive month of growth.

  • Nokia-Microsoft merger delayed due to Asia hurdles Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 9:21 AM ET

    Nokia has delayed completing the sale of its phone business to Microsoft as the company continues to face regulatory hurdles in Asia.

  • Co-Op Bank seeks $660 million capital raise Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 5:58 AM ET

    Britain's Co-operative Bank said it planned to raise $660 million of extra funds via new shares.

  • Europe’s periphery in fundraising rush Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 2:36 AM ET

    Eurozone governments are taking advantage of unexpectedly low borrowing costs to push ahead with debt issuance, the FT reports.

  • G-7 nations are to hold talks on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit on Monday to consider their response to Russia annexing Crimea.

  • Putin ally: Sanctions on his bank have backfired Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    Vladimir Putin, Russia's president, addresses a meeting of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) during Russia Business Week in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

    An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, hit by U.S. sanctions, suggested on Sunday the move had backfired.

  • Moldova, Eastern Europe, including breakaway region of Trans-Dniester

    NATO's top military commander said on Sunday that Russia had a large force on Ukraine's eastern border and said he was worried it could pose a threat to Moldova's separatist Transdniestria region.

  • Turkey's Twitter ban slammed by politicians, public Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Tayyip Erdogan

    The Twitter ban by Turkey's prime minister is "not acceptable," the EU's digital commissioner Neelie Kroes told CNBC.

  • Russia hints at tit-for-tat response to EU sanctions Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    People in Lenin Square attend a pro Russian rally after a day of voting on March 16, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine.

    Russia's foreign ministry said on Saturday that Moscow has the right of a tit-for-tat response to the second wave of sanctions imposed by the European Union over Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea.

  • Far-right gains in France's local elections: Polls Sunday, 23 Mar 2014 | 5:32 PM ET
    Paris Socialist Mayoral Candidate Anne Hidalgo

    Voting got underway in France on Sunday in the first round of mid-term local elections that could hit the ruling Socialist party with potentially heavy mid-term losses.

  • Venice votes in favor of independence Saturday, 22 Mar 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    Italians in Venice and the surrounding region have voted in favor of breaking away from Italy, albeit in a referendum not recognized by Rome or regional authorities.

  • Russia's Putin signs laws to annex Crimea Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, March 5, 2014.

    President Vladimir Putin signed legislation on Friday that completed the process of absorbing Crimea into Russia.

  • 'James Bond' cars go on display Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    The world's most famous secret agent's gadgets are coming to the London Film Museum. But if looking is not enough, all you need money—lots of it!

  • Crimea, Scotland…now Venice votes on breakaway Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 2:29 AM ET
    Voters leave a polling station after having casted their vote in Venice, Italy

    The number of regions striving for independence is growing: this week Venetians have been voting on breaking away from Italy, albeit in a referendum not recognized by the authorities.

  • Merkel: US shale gas imports an option for Europe Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that imports of U.S. shale gas could eventually be an option for European countries seeking to diversify their energy sources.

  • Hollande braces for losses in French local vote Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 6:39 AM ET

    On Sunday, millions of French people will go to the polls for the first round of town hall elections, a vote that could punish the ruling socialist party and lead to a cabinet reshuffle.

  • Sarkozy denounces 'Stasi' phone-tapping Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has attacked the phone-tapping conducted by magistrates investigating him, breaking his silence on the subject to liken the actions to those of the "Stasi" police of former Communist East Germany.

  • A Victorian solution to London's housing crisis? Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 12:25 AM ET

    A relaxation of London's planning laws will make it easier for developers to transform the captial's crumbling Victorian warehouses into flats.

  • EU adds 12 names to Russia sanctions, mulls further steps Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:00 PM ET
    Russian armed forces stand guard around the Ukrainian military base in the village of Perevalne, 20 km south of Simferopol.

    The EU is prepared to take further action against Russia if tensions with Ukraine escalate, leaders from three EU countries told CNBC.

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