German industrial output plunged in December and exports and imports also fell in a sign that Europe's largest economy ended 2015 on a weak footing.» Read More
German business sentiment for January rose, beating analysts' expectations, according to the latest data from Germany's Ifo Institute.
U.S. cable group Liberty Global has agreed to buy Dutch operator Ziggo in a cash and share deal.
Business leaders attacked plans by the country's main opposition party to reinstate a top rate of income tax.
Employers beware: Staff cheating on their spouses isn't just a private matter. It's likely hurting your bottom line as well, a new survey has found.
Ericsson and Samsung Electronics Co have reached a deal to end all patent-related legal disputes.
Police clashed with protesters on Sunday after embattled President Viktor Yanukovich offered opposition leaders key posts.
Governments should be looking to cut taxes as a fragile euro zone recovery begins to take hold, the president of the ECB tells Davos delegates.
With the Sochi Olympics only weeks away, athletes are becoming increasingly concerned about security preparations in Russia. The FT reports.
Britain's Labour Party promised to balance the government's books if it won the 2015 election, aided by reintroducing higher tax rates for top earners.
Lord Turner, the former head of UK banking watchdog, has sparked controversy by warning taxpayer money will still need to be used to fund bank bailouts across Europe.
French President Francois Hollande has separated from his partner Valerie Trierweiler, according to a statement he delivered through the state-backed Agence France Presse news agency.
A bumper year for Britain's car industry offers some hope the economy will start to grow in a more sustainable way.
The French finance minster has declaring it is building a "social and economic compromise of high quality and high ambition".
Sir Richard Branson says there will be a global currency—whether its bitcoin or something else—that will "take on Jamie Dimon and the other banks."
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday that while the bank's forward guidance policy could evolve, it was not in a hurry to hike rates.
Despite fears surrounding growth in the world's second biggest economy, Tidjane Thiam, CEO, of insurance firm Prudential, is not worried about the future of China.
Ukraine could risk creating a civil war if they don't "get their house in order", the European Union's justice chief told CNBC.
China needs to become a full member of the global banking system, Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the UK, told CNBC.
European companies have an unique opportunity to repatriate jobs from emerging markets, the Prime Minster of the U.K. has said.
European bank stress tests are one of the world's biggest risks going into 2014, Morgan Stanley's Huw van Steenis has told CNBC.
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