Convinced that consumers are finally ready to shop online for Picassos in addition to Pez dispensers, Sotheby's and eBay are teaming up again. The NYT reports.» Read More
Rupert and James Murdoch take the stand to face an independent investigation into media ethics in the U.K. CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the details.
James and Rupert Murdoch will be back in the eye of the storm this week as they appear in front of the Leveson Inquiry in the UK.
A lawyer representing the bulk of claimants in the hacking case against News Corp.'s UK newspaper business said the UK company, News International, faces 46 more civil lawsuits in British courts, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Eager athletes are looking forward to the London Marathon this weekend. Alistair Cameron, Europe CEO of sportswear firm ASICS, told CNBC why up to 50 percent of participants will be wearing ASICS trainers. "We have 100 scientists working on the shoes and evolving them. It's that Japanese Kaizen approach of each product getting better," he said.
London’s economy is now significantly decoupled from the rest of the UK as a result of a combination of private industry, employment trends, personal finance and the strength of the housing market, according to a venture capital expert.
A British member of parliament who was part of an influential committee investigating phone-hacking by subsidiaries of News Corp has alleged in a new book that the company's New of the World newspaper investigated MPs on that committee in an attempt to gain details on their private lives.
With 100 days to go until the 2012 Olympic Games begin in London, the government is confident the Games will provide a long-term economic boost, the UK minister for sport and the Olympics told CNBC.
If you're looking for the ultimate airport VIP experience, look no further than "Heathrow by Invitation" at London's busiest airport. Guests relax in the Windsor Suite prior to being driven to their aircraft in a private car.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan reports the latest details on global markets from London.
CNBC's Rebecca Meehan reports the latest detail on market activity from the European markets.
Damien Hirst is the greatest living, and possibly the greatest ever, moneymaker-as-artist. MBA teachers get their students to analyse his business strategy. But what business is he in?
In a conference call following this morning’s earnings announcement, JPMorgan Chase Chief Financial Officer Doug Braunstein basically laughed off the idea that a London-based trader in the bank’s chief investment office was engaging in large proprietary trades that were distorting the market in credit default swaps for investment grade corporate bonds.
The London-based daily paper the Times, part of News Corp's UK-based News International, has been sued by detective Richard Horton, whom the paper had exposed as the author of an anonymous police blog by hacking into his email, Horton's lawyer told CNBC.com on Friday.
Most of London's most exclusive hotels have been booked for the Olympics, snapped up by Olympic officials or companies block-booking rooms for favored customers, but there are still amazing places to stay. If you can afford the bill.
Anyone expecting the Bank of England to make a move on interest rate or monetary easing policy this month is guaranteed to be disappointed, economists have told CNBC.com
With people panic-buying gasoline, protests against taxes on cheap hot lunches, and worse-than-expected economic data, the mood in the UK seems to be turning from the cautious optimism of early 2012.
London and New York are still the most important cities for the super-rich despite stiff competition from the emerging economies, a report into attitudes of the wealthy has revealed.
Scotland’s centuries-old struggle with the "Auld Enemy"– England–is reaching a new chapter with renewed push for full Scottish independence.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced aggressive cuts to corporation tax as he pledged to make the UK more competitive in his second full budget Wednesday.
"We think the overall drive of fiscal policy will remain pretty much unchanged today," Tom Rogers economic advisor at Ernst & Young, told CNBC. Extending stamp duty cuts for all the first-time buyers of homes and offering national insurance holidays for companies employing young people would help, Rogers said.