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  • United Kingdom Most Miserable for Nearly Two Decades Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 11:32 AM ET

    The protesters camping near the London Stock Exchange aren't the only cross British people out there.

  • UB40 Musicians Declared Bankrupt Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 10:58 AM ET
    UB40 performing live.

    Four members of the reggae band UB40 were declared bankrupt on Tuesday by a UK judge in Birmingham County Court.

  • Money-Printing Won't Bring Inflation Surge: Economist Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 5:06 AM ET

    Central banks' policy of printing money to try and stimulate weak economies is unlikely to result in significantly higher inflation, Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, wrote in a market note.

  • UK Defense Secretary Resigns Over Best Man Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 5:42 AM ET
    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (front 2nd Left) calls an end to a group picture with his new cabinet ministers in the garden of Number 10 Downing Street in London, England.

    Embattled UK secretary of state for defense Liam Fox resigned from the government on Friday after a week of continuing allegations relating to his close friend and self-styled adviser Adam Werrity.

  • Technical Look at the FTSE 100     Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 2:40 AM ET

    Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, joined CNBC for a technical discussion about the FTSE 100, FTSE MIB and the US dollar.

  • St. Paul's Cathedral in central London forms the backdrop for protestors, called the "99 Percent," who are angry at what they see as an increased disparity in wealth between the very rich and everyone else in Europe, the United States and elsewhere.

    Protesters remained camped out around London's St. Paul's Cathedral on Sunday after a largely peaceful demonstration that sprang up around the church a day earlier.

  • 'Occupy' Movement Hits London, Draws Thousands Saturday, 15 Oct 2011 | 12:21 PM ET
    A London demonstrator vents anger at bankers while standing near St. Paul's Cathedral. "Occupy" protestors, as they're known in the United States and United Kingdom, concern themselves primarily with what they see as the domination of society by interests within financial institutions and corporations.

    A crowd of a few thousand protesters angry at the handling of the financial crisis noisily gathered outside St. Paul's Cathedral in London on Saturday, less than 100 meters away from the London Stock Exchange.

  • Occupy London Vows to Bring Out Thousands of Protesters Saturday, 15 Oct 2011 | 6:44 AM ET

    The Occupy Wall Street protests have spawned plenty of similar movements across the United States, and on Saturday the Occupy movement will go transcontinental.

  • Time Has Come for Some Intelligent Policymaking Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 12:36 AM ET

    How should the UK escape from a slump that seems sure to be longer and more costly than the Great Depression of the 1930s, asks the FT's Martin Wolf?

  • Euro Slips, Australian Dollar Gets a Lift Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 8:06 AM ET

    China's unhappy, Europe gets a reality check, and Australians are getting jobs - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Quantitative Easing Won't Fix UK Problems: Economists Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 7:05 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the London Metal Exchange in London, U.K., on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011. Stocks dropped for an eighth day, the longest losing streak since January 2010, and commodities declined on concern the U.S. recovery is faltering. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

    The latest round of quantitative easing (QE) EXPLAINS launched by the Bank of England (BoE) will not provide the stimulus that small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) need in the UK, economists told CNBC Wednesday.

  • UK Banks Fail? Hell Will Freeze Over First: Analysts Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 4:40 AM ET

    Moody’s downgrade of 12 British banks last week is irrelevant to the current  state of the UK banking sector, analysts told CNBC.com, adding that hell has a better chance of freezing than any British bank failing.

  • Pension Shortfall Nearly Doubles in September Wednesday, 12 Oct 2011 | 3:19 AM ET

    The aggregate shortfall of UK corporate pension schemes soared in September and is now at its second-highest level, new industry data show, as falling markets and bond yields sharply reduced returns.

  • Two-Tier Economy Looms for UK: Analyst Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 9:53 AM ET

    A two-tier economy is emerging in the UK, with small-cap companies being left behind, Keith McGregor, EMEA head of restructuring at Ernst & Young, told CNBC Monday.

  • Roubini Talks Recession and Euro Slips Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 8:00 AM ET

    British data confuses, Trichet talks tough, and Dr. Doom is gloomy again - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bank of England Won't Buy Corporate Bonds: MPC Member Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 3:09 AM ET
    Big Ben

    A leading British economic policymaker defended the Bank of England's (BoE) 75 billion pounds ($114 billion) boost to its money-printing program Tuesday.

  • Average UK Household Faces Fuel Poverty by 2015 Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 1:40 AM ET
    Electricity pylon pass the Ffos-Y-Fran opencast coal mine in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

    The average UK household will be in “fuel poverty” by the next election in 2015 if energy bills, which have almost doubled as a share of median income since 2004, stay on their current path, the FT reports.

  • Euro Lifts, Dollar Slips, China Talks Tough Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 8:25 AM ET

    France and Germany make a promise, and China sends a warning - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • UK Two-Tier Economy Emerging?     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 3:30 AM ET

    "Three-quarters of the warnings for this quarter [in the UK] are on small cap companies. There is an emerging tail of a two-tier economy," Keith McGregor, head of restructuring EMEA at Ernst & Young, told CNBC.

  • Regulators Clamping Down on High-Speed Stock Trades Sunday, 9 Oct 2011 | 6:55 AM ET
    NYSE trader

    Regulators in the United States and overseas are cracking down on computerized high-speed trading that crowds today’s stock exchanges, worried that as it spreads around the globe it is making market swings worse. The New York Times reports.

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