The United States faces a tricky task in dealing with the various goals of Russian President Vladimir Putin, one expert said.» Read More
Prostitutes on the Spanish island of Ibiza have formed the country's first sex-worker union.
The supervisory board of ailing French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen has approved a proposal to raise capital.
Protesters clashed with riot police in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday after tough anti-protest legislation was rushed through parliament last week.
Immigrants, pensioners and benefit cuts will transform the U.K. workforce over the next two years, keeping real wages low, a forecasting group said.
Deutsche Bank posted a surprise pre-tax loss of 1.153 billion euros for the fourth quarter.
Moody's Investors Service has upgraded Ireland to investment grade, handing the government a major post-bailout boost.
Portugal could be the "market of the year" to invest in, according to a strategist, as ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) removed it from its downgrade danger list.
British retail sales came in way above expectations in December, official data showed, posting the largest annual rise since 2004.
HSBC said it had suspended two foreign exchange traders in London and Citigroup said it had put a pair of traders on leave.
Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell warns that fourth-quarter profit is set to be 'significantly lower than recent levels.'
The general election may be 16 months away, but the country's main political parties are already slugging it out for votes.
Prince Harry, the grandson of the British Queen and fourth in line to the throne, has quit his job as an Army Air Corp helicopter pilot.
HSBC, one of the world’s biggest banks, has “glaring problems” and may need to plug a $111 billion capital gap, a controversial new report claims.
This year could see another "great rotation," with a shift from outperforming stock markets into underperforming European equities.
A growing number of economists has warned that not dealing with weaker prices could cause a downward economic spiral.
Retail stocks in the U.K. have seen a spike in short-selling since the start of the year, according to financial research firm Markit.
Pope Francis has sacked nearly all the cardinals from the commission charged with overseeing the scandal-hit Vatican Bank.
ABN Amro broke most banking stereotypes when its chairman dressed up in drag and masqueraded as a brothel owner at a corporate event.
European car sales rose 13.3 percent in December, the European Automobile Manufacturer's Association said, but declined 1.7 percent in 2013 from the previous year.
According to HSBC's global head of foreign exchange strategy, the euro is at risk of following the same course as the ill-fated Aussie.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Yossi Vardi, tech investor and chairman of Unbound Digital, says companies are finally realizing where innovation is coming from and must develop technology both in-house and through outsourcing.
Alex Gunz, fund manager for Heptagon Capital, discusses future trends which should deliver growth to investors.
Carlo Messina, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, discusses opening a private banking branch in the U.K. to serve wealthy London-based Italians.