Holly Ellyatt writes for CNBC.com focusing on European macro-economics and politics. She has led digital coverage of the Greek and Russian financial crises and broader euro zone news as well as covering the U.K. economy, the 2015 election and Brexit vote. Holly joined CNBC in 2012, having worked previously in digital, radio and film production. She studied European Social and Political Studies at University College London (UCL) and Broadcast Journalism at City University.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne has abandoned his aim to reach a budget surplus by 2020, according to the BBC.
Unemployment in the euro zone stood at 10.1 percent in May, according to Eurostat, down from 10.2 percent in April.
Scotland was say it wanted to remain a part of the EU after the Brexit vote but it's path back to the bloc could be a long, drawn-out process.
European stocks rose in late trade Thursday as Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gave a dovish speech over the fallout from the U.K.'s referendum result.
Several high-profile members of the Conservative party on Thursday officially launched their bids for the leadership.
The specter of reactionary politics is worrying many in the political establishment and business world.
Europe soared Wednesday as markets realized that any change to the status quo in the EU after Brexit is unlikely to change in the short-term.
Outgoing U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is attending a European summit in Brussels on Tuesday where pressure is expected to be applied on the U.K.
Brand Union's Terry Tyrrell talks to Marketing Media Money about what makes a brand and whether brand cultures can scupper mergers and takeovers.
Marketing Media Money talks to Saddington Baynes about how neuroscience was used to enhance visual imagery in its recent Honda campaign.
McDonald's aimed for a modern and functional look but people are comparing the uniforms to the bad guys in 'Star Wars'
CNBC looks at how the computer systems in F1 cars have made their way into regular vehicles.
FIA President Jean Todt discusses his start with the Ferarri team and the current problems facing F1.
F1 experts discuss whether the quieter engine sounds are making the sport less attractive.
Lindsey Bell of CFRA Research says stock gains for companies that are beating earnings forecasts are being limited by politics and macro issues.
RBC’s chief U.S. market strategist Jonathan Golub says earnings and a better economy are fueling the rally on Wall Street.
Shares of U.S. Steel plunged after the firm posted a surprise loss.