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  • One of Putin's biggest critics gets 5 years in jail Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    A Russian judge sentenced protest leader Alexei Navalny to five years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of large-scale theft.

  • Europe earnings pounded by China exposure Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:50 AM ET

    In the first big day of earnings in Europe there was one word on every CEO's lips: China.

  • Nasdaq chairman warns about 'bubbly valuations' Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:36 AM ET

    Nasdaq OMX chairman Borje Ekholm warned of "bubbly valuations" in financial markets as a result of ultra-loose monetary policy from the world's largest central banks.

  • Publicis CEO: Digital, US rebound driving revenues Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:49 AM ET
    Publicis CEO Maurice Levy

    Publicis CEO Maurice Lévy said on Thursday that growth in U.S. ad spending and digital had helped the company's sales accelerate in the second quarter.

  • Greece to fire thousands more public workers Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:32 AM ET
    Demonstrators protest against the Greek Government, July 17, 2013 in front of the parliament as lawmakers prepared to vote on a controversial new austerity package.

    Greece's shaky coalition government scraped through a vote on Wednesday on a bill to sack public sector workers as thousands chanting anti-austerity slogans protested.

  • Europe banks plan to hike wages to offset bonus cap Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:06 PM ET

    European banks plan to raise executive base salaries to counter regulation-driven bonus cuts, undermining the effectiveness of the planned variable pay cap in bringing down pay.

  • Greek PM Samaras caught swearing on camera Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    It's not every day that you catch a national leader drop the F-bomb. But Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras appeared to do just that when recording a TV address on sales taxes.

  • China blocks Glaxo finance head from leaving Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    GlaxoSmithKline Shanghai headquarters

    China is barring a GlaxoSmithKline executive from leaving the country amid a widening $490 bribery scandal ensaring the drug giant.

  • Has BoE's Carney got the edge over Bernanke? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.

  • Italy's central bank sees even steeper decline for economy Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    An Italian cafe

    Italy is heading for an even more severe economic downturn than previously forecast, and will contract by 1.9 percent this year, the country's central bank said on Wednesday.

  • London’s latest skyscraper space is half-booked Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    More than half of the office space in London's new "Walkie Talkie" skyscraper has been pre-let, the building's developer said on Wednesday.

  • Brussels interns protest working conditions, lack of pay Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:48 AM ET
    Interns gather for the 'sandwich protest'

    Interns working for some of Europe's top institutions and non-governmental organizations in Brussels are set to protest working conditions on Wednesday.

  • The latest report from the U.K.'s Office of Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) showed that despite the "austerity rhetoric", the government is nowhere near its deficit reduction targets.

  • Formula One's Ecclestone charged in German bribe case Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 7:25 AM ET
    Bernie Ecclestone

    Formula One Chief Executive Bernie Ecclestone has been indicted in Germany in a case relating to the sale of a stake in the motor racing business eight years ago.

  • Barclays to fight $453 million power fine in US court Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    Barclays will contest a record $453 million fine imposed by a U.S. energy regulator against the British bank and four of its power traders, setting up a likely federal court battle.

  • Bank of England unites against QE under Carney Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.

  • UK jobless claimant count falls more than expected Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell for an eighth consecutive month in June and at its fastest rate for three years.

  • EU commissioner calls for troika to be abolished Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 3:50 AM ET

    EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has called for the "troika" of the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund to be dissolved.

  • Greece faces September funding gap: Report Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Greece needs another 10 billion euros ($13.1 billion) by September to plug a funding gap which could threaten the disbursement of further aid, Sueddeutsche Zeitung cited a senior official from the European Commission as saying Wednesday.

  • Trial of Costa Concordia captain resumes in Italy Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:19 AM ET
    Costa Concordia captain Francesco Schettino (left) and his lawyer Francesco Pepe

    The trial of the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, which capsized off Italy's coast last year killing 32 people, resumes on Wednesday after a lawyers' strike delayed it.

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