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Denmark's Vestas has dismissed Chief Executive Ditlev Engel, who has come under increasing pressure after several profit warnings bruised investor confidence in the company.
Germany is probing how a man, high on drugs and wearing only underpants, was able to board German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government jet.
The opposition hit back at Germany's ruling coalition after the country's finance minister said Athens would need a third bailout.
Heineken, the world's third largest brewer, reported higher first-half earnings than expected with a surge in profit in developing economies and tight control of costs in mature markets.
Large firms in Europe are losing over 130,000 jobs each year in IT, finance and other areas, as jobs are increasingly offshored to cheaper locations, according to new report.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was expected to warn Europeans about the dangers of right-wing extremism Tuesday as she visited the former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau - but drew criticism for doing so during an election campaign.
Germany's finance minister admitted that Greece would need a third aid package, as a source in Athens said the sums involved in any new deal would be smaller than previous rescues.
A 21-year-old intern who worked grueling hours at Bank of America's London office died just a week before his internship was to conclude, according to reports.
Top global miner BHP Billiton missed forecasts with a 30 percent drop in full-year profits, despite cutting costs in the face of falling commodity prices.
The huge success of drilling for shale gas via "fracking" in the U.S. has led to claims that a new industrial era is dawning. But in Europe, with different planning laws, population density and limited infrastructure, the technology is causing growing controversy.
Germany's priority should be to tackle domestic competitiveness, Philipp Roesler, the economy minister and the leader of Germany's Free Democratic Party told CNBC.
Glencore Xstrata wrote down the value of assets inherited from miner Xstrata by $7.7 billion, as it announced a 9 percent drop in core profit.
Home builder Persimmon sees good demand and firm prices in the housing industry after revenue jumps 12 percent in the first half of 2013, the chief executive of Persimmon told CNBC.
A U.S. appeals court said investors may revive a lawsuit accusing Britain's Barclays of misleading them in a 2008 stock offering about its subprime mortgage exposure and credit risk management.
The Guardian newspaper says the U.K. government threatened legal action against the newspaper unless it either destroyed the classified documents or handed them back to British authorities.
The emerging markets' late summer rout may mean it's time to stick a toe into Europe's pool, but a cannonball off the high dive may not be on the cards.
In 2025, France will have no unemployment, no debt, and tapping the housing market will be a “pleasant” experience - at least according to four of its government ministers.
Virtual currency bitcoin has been recognized by the German Finance Ministry as a "unit of account", meaning it is can be used for tax and trading purposes in the country.
Global supermarket chain Tesco plans to launch a tablet device, the Sunday Times newspaper reported on the weekend, with analysts saying a Tesco tablet could prove popular at the cheap end of the market.
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Standard Chartered is reportedly gearing up for some big job cuts. Chirantan Barua, senior research analyst for UK Banks at Sanford C. Bernstein, discusses.
While the IMF’s forecast remains unchanged on Europe, they are concerned about downside risks explains Poul Thomsen, director European department at IMF.
Klaus Regling, MD of the ESM, discusses which countries could benefit from more loose monetary and fiscal policy, to support global growth.