*Germany opposes use of bailout fund to back-up bad banks. BRUSSELS, Dec 10- European Union countries edged slowly towards agreeing a scheme to shut failing banks on Tuesday, although a final deal on wider reform to prevent a repeat financial crisis may not be reached until next week.» Read More
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has suggested a review of European Union migration rules as he sought to allay concerns of the British population over the lifting of migration restrictions for Romanians and Bulgarians.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi might have been was expelled from the Italian parliament but analysts warned his absence won't help reforms.
Financial "stress" in the euro zone has fallen and is now near levels last seen before the economic crisis in 2007, the ECB said on Wednesday.
Three-time former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was expelled from parliament Wednesday, following a vote in the Italian Senate.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the UK confirmed as the fastest growing economy in the Western world, and the status of the vote to oust former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi by the Senate.
KIEV, Nov 27- Student Taras Zagorbenskyy jumped on a bus from western Ukraine as soon as he saw on a social networking site that others were gathering in Kiev to protest President Viktor Yanukovich's walking away from a landmark deal with the European Union.
BRUSSELS, Nov 27- The European Union backed down on Wednesday from threats to suspend agreements granting the United States access to European data, rejecting calls for a tougher stance over alleged U.S. spying.
BRUSSELS, Nov 27- The European Union on Wednesday imposed hefty duties on Chinese imports of glass used in solar panels, saying China's producers were exporting at unfairly low prices that threatened European manufacturers.
BRUSSELS, Nov 27- The European Commission has dropped its investigation into suspected abuse by the United States of a financial database to snoop in the European Union, rejecting EU lawmakers' calls to freeze its access.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a major concern over earnings.
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero says the problem with the euro zone is that its monetary policy pre-crisis was designed to aid Germany, rather than other countries like Spain.
Stocks in weaker euro zone countries like Spain and Italy look set to outperform their stronger peers this year, analysts say.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including Remy Cointreau reporting a profit warning based on a slowdown in China.
*China/ EU agree to start talks on investment treaty. BUCHAREST, Nov 26- China wants to double trading volumes with central and eastern members of the European Union in the next five years, Li Keqiang said on his first visit to the former communist bloc as premier.
Benoit Coeure, executive board member of the European Central Bank, says a negative deposit rate is a possibility but it is only "one tool in the toolbox".
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the rise in airline stocks after news of an Iranian nuclear deal, and Prince Harry beginning his adventure across Antarctica.
BRUSSELS/ KIEV, Nov 25- The European Union expressed strong disapproval on Monday of Russian pressure on Ukraine to reject an EU trade deal, while police fired tear gas at pro- Europe protesters in the former Soviet republic, torn once more between East and West. Moscow has accused the European Union of putting the squeeze on Kiev, too.
Ukraine's rejection of a EU trade deal, was met with dismay. However, economic analysts said a move towards Russia and away from Europe could benefit Ukraine over the coming months.
BRUSSELS/ KIEV, Nov 25- The European Union expressed strong disapproval on Monday over Russia's pressure on Ukraine to reject an EU trade deal, while police fired tear gas at pro- Europe protesters in the former Soviet republic's capital, Kiev. At the same time, Moscow has accused the European Union of putting the squeeze on Kiev, too.
Paul Donovan, Global Economist and Managing Director at UBS discusses comments by European Central Bank officials on disinflation and deflation.