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France's socialist president François Hollande has admitted that the country is hitting the tax buffers, after his famous election promise to impose a 75 percent tax rate on those earning more than 1 million euros ($1.3 million). The FT reports.
The Italian cabinet on Thursday is set to unveil tax incentives, consulting services and faster start-up rules for foreigners doing business in Italy, in a drive to lure more foreign investment.
Greek police searched the offices of the Golden Dawn party after an anti-racism rapper was stabbed to death by a sympathizer of the far-right group.
Silvio Berlusconi vowed on Wednesday to remain at the center of Italian politics even if expelled from parliament because of a tax fraud conviction.
A sturdy recovery is still a distant prospect for Europe, despite recent upbeat economic data, ratings agency S&P said on Wednesday.
European Union regulators proposed new rules on setting commodity and interest-rate benchmarks on Wednesday that backed away from their earlier plans of a sweeping EU oversight.
Financially stricken Cyprus is on track with reforms to shore up its economy, the IMF said, but added that downside risks lurked from the banking's sector overhaul.
Premier League champions Manchester United reported record revenues of £363.2 million ($579.9 million) for the year on Wednesday driven by high-profile sponsorship deals.
Moscow banking shares have dropped following a U.S. senator's call for sanctions.
Former prime minister could have an ace – or a video or two - up his sleeve that could trump the Senate's vote on whether to expel him from Italian politics.
Many of Europe's grape growers have been hit by hail, windstorms, heavy rains, cold and clouds resulting in one of the worst harvests in decades.
Nearly one in eight of the world's workers believe they will never be able to afford to retire fully, according to international research by HSBC.
Austerity has crept up from the man-in-the-street to the boardroom, with one in 10 chief executives in the FTSE 350 not receiving a bonus this year.
The lesson from the communications giant is that in the nascent multipolar world, global leaders must excel in both advanced and emerging nations.
Three French banks have joined forces and launched an online mobile payment portal, hoping to challenge Paypal’s influence in the country.
Fund managers' allocations to euro zone equities have hit pre-crisis levels amid a rapid shift in sentiment towards the region, according to a survey by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
After a bumper summer for tourism in Greece, things appear to be looking up for the country, with economists raising their growth forecasts just a week ahead of bailout inspectors arriving in Athens.
Hot on the patent heels of New York Fashion Week, London kicked off its own spring/summer wear showcase on Friday. Click ahead for some early highlights from London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.
It might be heresy to even ask it among the chancellor's supporters but some Germans are asking anyway: who can succeed Angela Merkel?
Big doubts remain about whether a U.K. recovery that's been helped by housing and a consumer upturn can lead to strong investment-led growth.
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David Faulkner, South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa economist at HSBC, explains why South Africa's growth has been very weak.
Spiros Malandrakis, senior alcoholic drinks analyst at Euromonitor International, explains why AB InBev’s bid was more of an account-inspired deal than a consumer trend-based one.
Richard Hunter, head of equities at Hargreaves Lansdown, says while it was disappointing that the U.S. Federal Reserve didn’t hike in September, the logic behind its decision was clear.