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Greece has been out of the limelight for a few weeks so we have had the luxury of addressing topics other than the euro zone. Normal service will be resumed fairly shortly I’m sure, but in the meantime we stay close to home and today consider the importance of statistics.
Unprecedented growth in overseas investment in London’s property market is causing an increased risk of a housing bubble, a new report warns.
Signs that cracks in the euro zone are widening sent markets on the Continent down sharply on Monday, as doubts grew about Greece’s ability to make good on its debt payments and Spain’s economy — the region’s fourth largest — was straining under the pressure of the government’s austerity measures, the NYT reports.
British police say they are investigating new tabloids in the country's growing phone hacking scandal, including the Trinity Mirror newspaper group and Express Newspapers.
Most London firms say business has not been boosted by the upcoming Olympic Games, according to a report by UK real estate firm Business Environment.
Many of Europe's royal families are feeling a pinch of the austerity sweeping the continent as it deals with its debt crisis.
The competition for initial public offerings in London has got more intense, with the first listing on a new rival to the London Stock Exchange (LSE).
CNBC presents a list of 10 foreign-owned brands, businesses and landmarks that are perceived by the public to be as American as it gets.
The media center at London’s Olympic site has moved one step closer to being transformed into a world-class technology hub with the potential to generate more than 4,000 jobs.
What did we think of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s comments last week on the UK and Europe?
As regulators ramp up their global investigation into the manipulation of interest rates, the Justice Department has identified potential criminal wrongdoing by big banks and individuals at the center of the scandal. The New York Times reports.
The Libor rate-rigging scandal has had an adverse effect on London’s reputation as a leading financial center, Mark Boleat, policy chairman at the City of London Corporation, told CNBC.
For years, law enforcement officers and smugglers have played cat and mouse in Europe, where contraband cigarettes are stashed in everything from furniture shipments to loads of Christmas trees, the New York Times reports.
Hans Kristian Rausing, who inherited a fortune made from drink containers, is being held in a death called "unexplained."
London residents today lost a bid to stop rooftop missile deployments. Many Britons are questioning Olympics they say are most notable for super-sized costs and security, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Conservative euroskeptics MPs are to unveil a lengthy shopping list of proposed reforms to the UK’s relationship with the EU as part of an attempt to return powers from Brussels, the Financial Times reports.
As big banks face the fallout from a global investigation into interest rate manipulation, American and British lawmakers are scrutinizing regulators who failed to take action that might have prevented years of illegal activity, the New York Times reports.
Nigel Farage, UK Independence Party leader, discusses Europe's looming fiscal crisis, and the problems with bailouts, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
The aeronautical industry is not experiencing a production bubble in the commercial sector, but supply will need to keep up with demand, David Baxt, Global Head of Aerospace and Defense at Jefferies, told CNBC.
Former Barclays CEO Martin Taylor says he had asked Bob Diamond to stay on as head of Barclays Capital back in 1998 after the latter offered to resign following losses of hundreds of millions of pounds from Russia's debt default.