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  • Murdochs on The Hot Seat     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 6:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Murdochs at UK Inquiry: What to Expect Monday, 23 Apr 2012 | 9:21 AM ET
    Rupert and James Murdoch in front of Parliament

    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.

  • News Corp. Faces 46 More Phone Hacking Civil Claims Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 9:00 AM ET
    News Corp

    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.

  • Shoe Shopping for London Marathon     Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 4:40 AM ET

    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 Is Thriving but the Rest of the UK Suffers Friday, 20 Apr 2012 | 3:17 AM ET
    London, England

    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.

  • MPs Allegedly Put Under Surveillance by Murdoch Paper Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    Rupert and James Murdoch in front of Parliament

    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.

  • London’s Olympic Legacy Better Than Athens: Minister Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012 | 9:40 AM ET
    2012 Olympic Rings Unveiled at St Pancras International Station

    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.

  • Get Rock Star Treatment at London's Heathrow Airport Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 2:43 PM ET
    Heathrow By Invitation

    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: Artist as Business Strategist Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 5:00 PM ET
    "The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living" by Damien Hirst.

    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?

  • What the ‘London Whale’ Is (Probably) Doing Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:58 AM ET

    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.

  • News Corp.’s Times Paper Sued in Hacking Case Friday, 13 Apr 2012 | 11:19 AM ET
    News International

    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.

  • Plenty of Rooms Left for Olympics, for a Price Monday, 9 Apr 2012 | 8:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Watch May for Bank of England Moves: Economists Thursday, 5 Apr 2012 | 1:35 AM ET

    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

  • Big Ben

    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, New York Top Cities for Wealthy: Report Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012 | 4:40 AM ET
    London Bridge

    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.

  • Will Scotland Drop Sterling for Euro? Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 3:17 AM ET

    Scotland’s centuries-old struggle with the "Auld Enemy"– England–is reaching a new chapter with renewed push for full Scottish independence.

  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    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.

  • What Can UK Budget Do to Boost Growth?     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:30 AM ET

    "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.