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  • European markets close: EC's 'pea-shooter'     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the German Dax rises for the tenth straight session and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker unveils a "pea-shooter."

  • EU wants to force Google to forget people globally Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    A person passes by a Google logo in the company's offices in Berlin, Germany.

    The European Union is seeking to create regulation on web search engines that would apply globally.

  • STRASBOURG, France, Nov 26- The European Commission presented a plan on Wednesday for some 300 billion euros of largely private new investment in the European Union, saying it was time to kick-start growth without adding to public debt. "Europe needs a kick-start and today the Commission is applying the jump leads," Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, a...

  • STRASBOURG, France, Nov 26- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented a plan on Wednesday to leverage some 300 billion euros of largely private new investment in the European Union, saying it was time to kick-start growth without adding to public debt. "Europe needs a kick-start and today the Commission is applying the jump leads," said...

  • Juncker outlines 'grand bargain' investment plan     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker explains his investment plan to the European Parliament, branding it a "grand bargain to put Europe back to work".

  • Junker Plan: 'Better than nothing'     Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:40 AM ET

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's investment plan is "better than nothing", according to Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group.

  • European markets close: Huge GDP contrast     Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the continued rally in bond markets.

  • France's Sarkozy loses support in party race Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has lost support in the race for head of the conservative party, a poll showed.

  • Russia steps up war of words with US, EU Saturday, 22 Nov 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) holds a glass of champagne as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) looks on during a reception for foreign ambassadors in the Grand Kremlin Palace on November 19, 2014 in Moscow, Russia.

    Sergei Lavrov accused the West of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek "regime change" in Russia.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 21- Europe's proposed free trade agreement with the United States would collapse if European leaders bowed to pressure to remove investment protection from any deal, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Friday. The United States and the European Union are trying to seal a free trade deal which could bring economic gains of around $100...

  • European markets close: European gains     Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including ECB President Mario Draghi's policy comments, and China's interest rate cut.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 21- The dispute between Britain and Spain over Gibraltar threatens to hold up European Union plans to merge national air corridors, diplomats say. But a wrangle over the sovereignty of the isthmus that connects the British territory of Gibraltar to Spain could delay a deal even if all other issues are agreed upon, EU diplomats said.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 21- A plan giving Brussels new powers to fight unfair Chinese exports "is dead", Italy said on Friday, with the European Union ideologically split over how to deal with countries that dump cheap goods in Europe. Countries such as France say Europe must defend its industries, while free-trade advocates like Sweden see the rules as protectionism.

  • European markets close: Brink of deflation     Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a contraction for French manufacturing and Citi's call for full blown QE in January.

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Nov 20- Britain's relations with the European Union took another knock on Thursday when its legal challenge to a limit on bankers' bonuses was rejected by an adviser to the bloc's top court. Britain, home to the City of London where most of the bankers hit by the cap are based, said the law would push up fixed pay and goes beyond the EU's powers, a...

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Nov 20- Britain's relations with the European Union took another knock on Thursday when its legal challenge to a limit on bankers' bonuses was rejected by an adviser to the bloc's top court. Britain, home of Europe's largest financial centre, said the law will push up fixed pay and goes beyond the EU's treaty powers, a sensitive subject at a time of...

  • European markets close: Greek stability     Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a bounce for Greek stocks.

  • Open up to our beer, EU to tell Japan in trade talks Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    *EU, Japan seeking broad trade deal by end of 2015. BRUSSELS, Nov 19- Japan needs to open up its beer market to European exports if Tokyo and Brussels are to agree one of the world's biggest free trade deals next year, according to an EU document prepared for the next round of talks in December. Japan and the European Union are seeking to strike a deal at the end of 2015 but...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 18- The European Union will soon push back a deadline by which U.S. clearing houses need to comply with its rules, a source familiar with the matter said, taking the sting out of a dispute with America over how to regulate swaps. A European Commission spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday that an extension of the Dec. 15 deadline had been proposed, and...

  • *Athens wants to exit bailout one year ahead of time. ATHENS, Nov 18- Greece is locked in tough negotiations with its foreign lenders, with "nerves stretched" on both sides, the finance minister warned on Tuesday, raising the temperature as Athens tries to exit an unpopular bailout programme. Inspectors from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund...