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The United States may have bugged Angela Merkel's phone for more than 10 years, according to a report that also said President Barack Obama told the German leader he would have stopped it happening had he known about it.
A housing shortage in Sweden is pushing up prices to levels close to those in central London and threatening to undermine one of Europe's most solid economies.
Britain's economic growth picked up pace in the third quarter of 2013, boosting hopes that the country's nascent recovery is becoming more entrenched.
The head of Danish biotech firm Novozymes admitted his executives held few shares in the company on Friday.
Children as young as five will begin learning computer coding next year as part of a shake-up of the U.K.'s national curriculum.
Confidence among German businesses showed an unexpected fall in October as concerns over a strong euro and a U.S. government shutdown resolved earlier this month took their toll.
The United States National Security Agency's wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility, a prominent EU lawmaker has told CNBC.
BBVA, Spain's second-biggest bank, said on Friday it was cutting its 2013 dividend and capping payouts as of next year to a maximum of 40 percent of profits paid solely in cash.
Italian actress Sophia Loren, 79, won a tax dispute from 1974 that said she should have paid 60 percent rather than 70 percent of her earnings then.
A week before UBS announced a major restructuring last year, one journalist at the Financial Times reported lots of details about the changes.
Businesses have warned that the impact of a UK exit from the EU could be significant, says Sacha Zackariya.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said reports of alleged US spying on the Allies shattered trust in the nation and undermined trade relationships.
Germany has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to answer questions over whether America may have tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
Growth in euro zone business activity unexpectedly slowed in October, surveys showed Thursday, raising questions about the strength of the region's economic recovery.
With Spain's economy showing signs of growing and Bill Gates making a big investment, is Spain rebounding; even, back in fashion?
Primark has extended its compensation for the victims of the Bangladesh factory fire – which killed over 1,000 garment workers six months ago.
The European currencies, including the sterling and the euro, offer the best foreign-exchange opportunities on rising growth expectations.
Advertising group's CEO believes the reputation of the US has been damaged by spying scandals and extreme politics.
Brady Dougan, the chief executive of Credit Suisse, has told CNBC the bank had a “solid performance” – despite missing analysts’ profit forecasts.
Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson - the world number one mobile network equipment maker - posted third-quarter operating profit below expectations on Thursday.
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Derek Halpenny, European Head of Global Currency Research, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd, discusses how the euro could be affected by next week's ECB meeting.
George Osborne, U.K. finance minister, says the 5 percent tax on women's sanitary products will be given to charities helping women.
A new space race is brewing between Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. Who has struck the first punch?