The euro zone economy grew by 0.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, meeting expectations, official statistics show.» Read More
Some experts think Russia is the key to resolving the oil glut with OPEC. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports on Russia as the oil 'wild card.'
World food prices fell to almost a seven-year low at the start of the year on the back of sharp declines in commodities, particularly sugar.
A United Nations panel has ruled that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained", the BBC reported on Thursday.
The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold at record lows again on Thursday, amid growing concerns of a slowdown in the global economy.
The European Commission said lower growth in world's second largest economy could affect growth in Europe.
The risk of acting too late on ultra low inflation is greater than that of acting too early, the European Central Bank president said.
Credit Suisse on Thursday posted a pre-tax loss after a challenging fourth quarter and warned its expected markets to remain volatile throughout the remainder of 2016.
An ultra-discount food store opened by the owner of budget airline easyJet earlier this week was forced to close after shelves were emptied.
"I'm seeing a huge momentum for our company which we believe will continue in 2016", Daimler's chairman, Dr. Dieter Zetsche told CNBC.
Oil giants Shell and Statoil reported steep declines in earnings as lower oil prices continue to inflict pain on major oil companies.
ING, the Netherlands' largest lender, reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings on Thursday.
The first Irish cases of the Zika virus have been detected in two people, the Health Service Executive of Ireland said.
European banks are under immense pressure, but at least one prominent hedge fund has found what it thinks is a good opportunity in the wreckage.
DraftKings, the fantasy sports company facing bans in the US, is planning to launch in the UK. The Financial Times reports.
Swiss agricultural chemicals giant Syngenta said it was to be acquired by ChemChina in a deal worth over $43 billion.
A classic 1957 Ferrari is set to become the most expensive car to sell at a European auction this Friday.
The world's largest offshore wind farm is to be built off the coast of England.
Rumors of a Russia-OPEC deal on curbing production has offered oil prices a boost, with prices surging again on Wednesday on further hints of a meeting.
Asteroid mining looks one step closer to reality after Luxembourg announced plans Wednesday to help the fledgling industry get into orbit.
Former hedge fund manager Raoul Pal predicts several big European banks could be on the verge of bankruptcy.
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