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The French president Francois Hollande appeared the eternal optimist on Sunday when he told the nation that France was "in recovery" despite economic evidence to the contrary, prompting analysts to say Hollande was refusing to face up to France's economic reality.
The price of houses in the U.K. hit a record high in July, according to online real estate portal Rightmove, which also doubled its forecast for 2013 prices.
The U.K. economy will expand significantly more than forecast in 2013, according to an economic forecasting group, which has become the latest organization to up its growth outlook for Britain.
Worldwide business confidence has fallen back to its financial crisis lows, according to an economic sentiment survey by Markit.
Germany approached Swiss Bank UBS to discuss selling the government's stake in Commerzbank, a magazine reported over the weekend.
Greece's bank rescue fund picked Eurobank to buy New Hellenic Postbank as part of consolidation in the sector and to meet a condition for the next tranche Greece's bailout.
Egypt announced a criminal investigation on Saturday against deposed Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
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Tens of thousands of Egyptians marched in Cairo in the early hours of Saturday to demand ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi be reinstated, but there were no deadly clashes.
As royalists eagerly await the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s baby, Britain’s businesses have jumped on the royal bandwagon.
Earlier this month, a report by Reuters on the state of Israeli air defenses flew under the radar.
A packed passenger train derailed and crashed into a station outside Paris, with at least seven people believed dead and dozens injured on the eve of a holiday weekend, authorities said.
Fitch on Friday cut France's credit rating to AA-plus on an uncertain economic outlook amid the ongoing euro zone crisis and the need for structural reform.
The yield on Portugal's benchmark government bonds surged on Friday, following demands for a renegotiation of its bailout program, reigniting investor fears about the deteriorating political situation in the country.
The U.K. government will be forced to slash spending in education, the National Health Service (NHS) and international aid, areas previously ring-fenced from government cuts, according to economists.
Ireland got a pat on the back by Standard & Poor's, which raised its outlook on the country's sovereign rating on Friday, highlighting the contrast between Ireland and its struggling euro zone counterparts.
Euro zone factory output fell in May for the first time in four months, data showed on Friday, suggesting a fragile and uneven recovery in the bloc.
For the first time in its 300-plus-year history, the Bank of England has thrown open the doors of its gold vaults to the public – via a new virtual tour.
The European Central Bank's monetary policy will stay loose for an extended period of time as Europe's recovery lags behind the U.S., the vice-president of the European Central Bank told CNBC.
As much as half of the government's £18 billion stake in Lloyds Banking Group would be sold to retail investors in a provisional scenario being sketched out by officials, the FT reports.
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