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
Italy's prime minister has survived another vote of confidence, but some have accused the government of "fiddling while Rome burns."
Two works by the artist Damien Hirst – featuring his trademark multicolored dots - have been stolen from a gallery in London.
All signs suggest the bear market in European equities may be over, said longtime Europe investor Gene Salamon.
Ukraine wants 20 billion euros ($27.54 billion) in aid from the European Union in return for signing a trade deal
European finance ministers have reached the basis of an agreement to wind down failing banks, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem told CNBC.
Royal Bank of Scotland said its finance director, Nathan Bostock, had resigned to join Spanish bank Santander after just 10 weeks in the job.
Ukrainian riot police moved in force early on Wednesday into part of the Kiev square where protesters are demonstrating against government decision.
The first Swiss banks have signaled their readiness to work with U.S. officials in a crackdown on wealthy Americans evading taxes.
European equities should outperform in 2014, Goldman Sachs' Peter Oppenheimer told CNBC on Tuesday.
Vladimir Putin ordered Russia's military to increase its focus on the Arctic and finish plans to upgrade military bases there.
Marking his exit from his business empire, Norway's richest man, Olav Thon, gifted a charity a 71.9% stake of his company, valued at $1.3 billion.
There were mixed messages coming from Brussels, as finance ministers attempted to hammer out a deal on how to wind down failing banks.
A well-known portrait of Jane Austen will be auctioned by Sotheby's on Tuesday, the reproduction of which is set to grace U.K. banknotes.
A court ruling to restrict the sale of e-cigarettes in France this week could knock the nascent e-cigarette industry off course.
The majority of European employers anticipate increasing hiring in 2014, according to the latest employment outlook survey from human resources consultancy ManpowerGroup.
Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras told CNBC he was still hopeful that Greece would receive its next 1 billion euro installment of aid.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before the G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis.
Insurance group Prudential laid out an "aggressive" growth plan, targeting at least £10 billion of cumulative cash generation by 2017.
Riot police encircled central Kiev on Monday night, raising fears the authorities were preparing a crackdown on anti-government protesters. The FT reports.
UK ministers are under growing pressure to intervene against plans by the island of Malta to sell EU passports, the Financial Times reports.
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