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  • Why Odds Are Stacked Against Strong Euro Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 5:11 AM ET

    The euro has gained more than 4 percent against the U.S. dollar since mid-May, but forex analysts tell CNBC that the single currency is headed lower.

  • Make-or-Break Summer Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:47 AM ET

    Amid a sea of gloomy economic data and rising tensions, the next few months could prove decisive for whether the euro zone economy sinks or swims.

  • Italy Says No More Fiscal Cuts Despite Debt Pile Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    A deeper-than-expected recession is hurting Italy's public finances but it can still keep the budget deficit below 3 percent of output without more fiscal tightening.

  • Anti-G8 Protests Target London’s Banking District Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 3:01 AM ET

    Activists plan a show of "civil disobedience" in London's Canary Wharf on Friday to protest against capitalism.

  • Germany Seeks to Halt EU-Turkey Talks Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:14 AM ET

    Germany is seeking to delay EU membership talks with Turkey scheduled for this month, in response to PM Erdogan's actions. The Financial Times reports.

  • Is Europe's Love Affair With Obama Over? Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:05 AM ET

    Washington's PRISM spy scandal dents Barack Obama's image ahead of his Europe trip. The GlobalPost reports.

  • US to Increase Military Support to Syria Rebels Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 11:20 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons.

  • Iran Begins Vote for Ahmadinejad's Successor Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:48 PM ET

    Iran votes on Friday in a presidential election unlikely to result in seismic shifts in its troubled relations with the West and Gulf Arab neighbors.

  • High Hopes for G8 Meeting Are Already Fading Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:18 PM ET
    David Cameron

    Hopes of a deal to boost the world economy at next week's G-8 summit were at risk on Thursday, as France and Canada resisted a push for a trade and tax package. The FT reports.

  • Turkish Prime Minister Gives Protesters 'Final Warning' Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    The Turkish government urged thousands of protesters to evacuate Taksim Gezi park

    Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday his patience had run out after almost two weeks of anti-government protests and gave a final warning to those occupying a central Istanbul park to leave.

  • Czech Police Detain Prime Minister's Aide: Reports Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    Czech authorities on Thursday said investigators were raiding national government offices in connection with a criminal investigation, but declined to provide further details.

  • Who Will Succeed Hester as RBS Chief? Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 6:25 AM ET

    Following Stephen Hester's shock departure from the RBS, bookmaker Ladbrokes has published odds on who could be the part-nationalized bank's new chief executive.

  • Greek Unemployment Hits Record High 27.4% Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 6:15 AM ET
    Jobseekers wait outside the entrance to an OAED employment office in Athens, Greece.

    Greece's jobless rate rose to 27.4 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 26 percent in the previous three-month period as economic activity slumped.

  • Greeks Strike Over TV Closure; PM Offers Talks Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 5:41 AM ET

    Buses and subway trains stopped running in Athens on Thursday as Greek workers began to stage a nationwide strike in protest against the "sudden death" of state broadcaster ERT.

  • RBS Chairman: New CEO Is Right Thing for Bank Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 3:19 AM ET

    Chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Philip Hampton said CEO Stephen Hester's departure was not a result of a falling out with finance minister George Osborne, but time for him to move on as he had not so many "years ahead of him".

  • Hester's Departure From RBS Called 'Plain Stupid' Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 2:45 AM ET
    Stephen Hester

    Stephen Hester's departure as the CEO of U.K.-taxpayer owned Royal Bank of Scotland surprised London's financial sector.

  • Google Slammed for Using 'Artificial Tax Structure' Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:57 AM ET
    Google's European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland,

    Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.

  • Soccer Star Messi Accused of Tax Fraud in Spain Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:14 AM ET
    Lionel Messi

    Barcelona's Argentina forward Lionel Messi and his father denied wrongdoing on Wednesday after the Spanish tax authorities accused them of defrauding the state of more than four million euros ($5.3 million).

  • Why Questioning Our Mandate Is Wrong: ECB Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    The ECB has hit back at suggestions that its mandate should be up for discussion. The Financial Times reports.

  • French Air Traffic Controller Strike Halts Travel Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    A strike by air traffic controllers forced cancellations of more than 60 percent of flights around France and disrupted travel elsewhere in Europe.

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