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  • Murdoch Empire Under Attack     Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 1:34 PM ET

    The media mogul does an about-face and agrees to appear before a British parliamentary committee investigating the phone hacking scandal. Details with CNBC's Kayla Tausche

  • Will Europe's Stress Tests Be a 'Missed Opportunity?' Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 4:16 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    European banking stress tests will be a missed opportunity for policymakers to reassure markets unless they come down heavily on undercapitalized banks, analysts and investors told CNBC.com.

  • Murdoch Battles to Save UK Papers; Probes Loom Thursday, 14 Jul 2011 | 3:29 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch, fighting to bring under control a crisis that has cost him a $12 billion deal, is unlikely to rush into the sale of the newspaper business at the heart of the hacking uproar in Britain.

  • Irish Recovery Hampered by Moody's Downgrade Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 7:15 AM ET
    irish policeman eu bailout protestors

    The Irish economic recovery has been held back by credit ratings agency Moody's downgrading its rating to junk status, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton said Wednesday.

  • British Parliament to Vote Against Murdoch Deal Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 4:18 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference with his wife Wendi on July 7, 2011 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

    The British parliament will unite on Wednesday to urge Rupert Murdoch to drop plans to further expand his media empire in a move unthinkable before a phone hacking scandal exploded just two weeks ago.

  • Murdoch's British Titles: Who Would Buy? Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 1:41 AM ET

    Speculation has been building about who might want to buy the other newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in the UK, after the News of the World closure.

  • Questions Raised Over Banking Stress Tests Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 5:53 AM ET

    After the European market closes on Friday, global markets will be digesting the results of the latest set of stress tests for European banks. Those that fail will need to raise more capital and the health of those that pass is likely to remain in doubt given questions being raised about the credibility of the tests.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    The likelihood of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp being given UK government approval to complete its takeover of British Sky Broadcasting has "sharply contracted" over the last 24 hours, Alex De Groote, media analyst at Panmure Gordon told CNBC.

  • UK City Releases Plans to Deal With Zombie Attacks Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 4:44 AM ET

    While governments and local councils may be expected to be prepared to deal with terrorist attacks, extreme weather conditions and contagious diseases, a potential zombie attack might not be top of the list.

  • Job Growth Lifts the Dollar, Rate Hike Hits the Euro Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    Dollar lifts, euro slips, and Thailand's prime minister-elect connects on the baht - time for your FX Fix.

  • Arrests Expected 'Within Days' Over Hacking: Sources Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 8:54 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    The storm clouds brewing over Rupert Murdoch's UK media empire are set to move closer, with the arrest of up to five employees expected within days, sources familiar with the situation told CNBC.com Thursday.

  • China's Banks Warned, British Pound Slapped Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 7:46 AM ET

    China's banks are unexpectedly fragile and the Royal Bank of Australia is a dove - it's time for your VEX Fix.

  • Britain Holds Tribute to President Ronald Reagan Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 6:44 AM ET
    President Ronald Reagan watches as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher speaks November 16, 1988 in Washington, DC.

    As Fourth of July celebrations get under way across the United States, London will hold its own tribute to America's 40th President, Ronald Reagan, with the unveiling of a bronze statue outside the American embassy in Grosvenor Square.

  • Financial Service Jobs Rise to Pre-Crisis Levels Monday, 4 Jul 2011 | 3:44 AM ET

    Volumes of business across the UK financial services sector slowed in the three months to June  but jobs jumped, a survey published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) revealed on Monday.

  • Strauss-Kahn Accuser’s Call Alarmed Prosecutors Saturday, 2 Jul 2011 | 10:28 AM ET
    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    Little by little, the woman's credibility as a witness crumbled — she had lied about her immigration, about being gang raped in Guinea, about her experiences in her homeland and about her finances, officials told the NY Times.

  • Strauss-Kahn Case Seen in Jeopardy Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:59 AM ET
    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 10: International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves the Second Annual Conference of International Monetary Fund held at the Baur au Lac Hotel on May 10, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. The conference hosted by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), brought together central bank governors and senior policymakers, to debat about the reform of the international monetary system with topics such as global liquidity p

    The sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on the verge of collapse as investigators have uncovered major holes in the credibility of the housekeeper who charged that he attacked her in his Manhattan hotel suite in May, according to two well-placed law enforcement officials. The NYT reports.

  • Confusion in Europe, Gloom in Japan Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    Japanese businesses are pessimistic and euro traders don't know what to think — it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • Queen to Profit From Income Shake-Up Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 2:16 AM ET
    Queen Elizabeth II

    A mood of austerity may be stalking Britain, but the champagne is still flowing at Buckingham Palace thanks to a government plan to put the queen on what might be seen as profit-related pay, reported the FT.

  • Brits on Strike     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 9:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports on the massive public sector strike in the United Kingdom.

  • Strikes Hit United Kingdom     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 6:23 AM ET

    CNBC's Guy Johnson reports on another European country protesting austerity reforms. Teachers and civil servants walk off the job in the U.K. to protest pension changes.