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Britain's opposition Labour party has called for an inquiry into a potential takeover of British firm AstraZeneca by U.S. drugmaker Pfizer.
Germany's foreign minister has called for a second international conference at Geneva, after pro-Russian militants stormed a Ukrainian police station in Odessa on Sunday.
Greece is expected to ask its fellow euro zone countries for debt reduction at Monday's meeting of the region's finance ministers.
US secretary of state John Kerry has threatened Russia with further sanctions unless the country stopped backing separatists in eastern Ukraine. The FT reports.
Employees at Pfizer Inc's U.S. research centers may want to dust off their resumes if the company's proposed acquisition of Britain's AstraZeneca comes to fruition.
European military observers held captive in Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine were released on Saturday, the town's pro-Russian separatist leader said, characterising the move as voluntary and made to coincide with his birthday.
Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian helicopters on Friday, killing two crew, as troops tightened their siege of separatist-held Slaviansk.
European markets closed lower in trade on Friday, despite a better-than-expected U.S. jobs number.
The U.S. hasn't sanctioned the Russian natural gas giant, but there's a good reason for that, according to Oilprice.com.
Although the euro has remained strong against the US dollar, the pressure on the single currency looks set to become overwhelming.
When Eleanna Malemi graduated in Athens in 2010, she did not expect to be working in a bar four years later. But Malemi is one of the lucky ones.
Coffee-lovers may soon have to fork out a lot more for their morning latte as severe weather conditions have hit coffee crops.
Euro zone unemployment remained at 11.8 percent in March, unchanged since December, Eurostat said on Friday.
Part-nationalized Royal Bank of Scotland trebled its profit in the first quarter, boosted by effective cost-control and waning impairment charges.
The effect of sanctions on Russia's economy appears to be more psychological than tangible, the New York Times reports.
Shares in Lloyds Bank climbed higher on Thursday helping the U.K.'s FTSE 100 to close the day higher for a fourth-straight session.
British clothing chain FatFace is to list on the London Stock Exchange, it said on Thursday, targeting a market value of at least 440 million pounds ($743 million).
Lifelike "humanoid" robots are around 75 percent cheaper than they were five years ago, making the price of such machines similar to that of a luxury sports car.
The EU has expanded rapidly over the past ten years, but not everyone's convinced this is cause for celebration.
Danish insulin manufacturer has posted 15 percent growth in first-quarter operating profit but cut its sales outlook for 2014.