Portugal could back widespread spending cuts and tax rises as the country center-right ruling coalition is on course to win an election on Sunday.» Read More
Greece is on track to exit its EU-IMF bailout program in 2014 and should require no further loans, the country's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said.
The coming year should see the eurozone slowly start to improve. But the big question remains: what took it so long?
The CEO of engineering firm AMEC has warned of multiple barriers preventing the U.K. from creating a shale gas industry to rival that in the U.S.
The German ambassador's residence in Athens, Greece, has been shot at by unidentified assailants.
Investors could be forgiven for thinking Italy couldn't get any worse in 2014 after a year of political and economic turbulence. They'd be wrong.
Hollande's reformulated tax looks set to generate less revenue than controversy: It is expected to raise less than 1 billion euros.
Investors have been warned over scams linked to investments in the new "wonder" material graphene.
A delay to vital fundraising at Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena has increased the risk that the bank has to be nationalized.
Seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was fighting for his life on Monday after a serious skiing accident.
The U.K. economy's upward growth to continue into 2014 - although businesses must ensure there are better opportunities for employees.
Bank robberies are increasingly being confined to fiction and the times of Bonnie and Clyde, according to the latest figures.
14 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a trolleybus on Monday in the second attack in the Russian city of Volgograd in two days.
A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and tried to sell access to the server on Christmas Day.
A suicide attacker set off a bomb in the entrance hall of a Russian train station on Sunday, investigators said, killing at least 16 people.
The European Central Bank's President sees no urgent need to cut the euro zone's main interest rate further and no signs of deflation, he said in an interview published on Saturday.
The euro hit a two-year high against the dollar on Friday, and somehow, investors can thank the Turkish lira for the surge.
The top investor in Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena looked set to force a delay in a 3-billion euro capital hike the Italian lender needs to carry out.
After a one-month reprieve, French unemployment rose again in November, casting doubt on the government’s ability to curb unemployment.
If your marriage is over, you’re a member of the jet set and earn less than your partner, London seems to be the place to get a generous settlement.
An energy deal between Moscow and Damascus could influence the Syrian civil war and the drive by regional powers to exploit Mediterranean oil and gas deposits.
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Lancaster University’s Simon Mabon discusses the possible endgame for Syria.
Rui Tavares of Portugal's LIVRE Party discusses possible outcomes of Sunday's national election and why he thinks Portugal needs change.