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  • UK's Online Microlenders Take on the High Street Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    UK consumers are increasingly turning to short-term credit services from online providers. The entrepreneurs behind these businesses say that they represent the evolution of a lending market that has stopped listening to its customers.

  • News Corp Liable in USA?  Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 1:27 PM ET

    Discussing whether News Corp could be liable under the Corrupt Foreign Practices Act in the United States, with CNBC's David Faber, Carl Quintanilla & Melissa Lee.

  • 'Great Drama' Expected at Murdoch Hearing: Editor Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 11:31 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    Rupert Murdoch, his son James and Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor who used to run their British newspaper empire News International, face grilling by a committee of MPs later on Tuesday.

  • Rupert & James Murdoch Face Parliament  Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 9:35 AM ET

    "This is the most humble day of my life," says Rupert Murdoch, News Corp chairman/CEO, as he and his son, James Murdoch, News Corp deputy COO face questions from Parliament.

  • Can the UK Prime Minister Survive Murdoch Scandal? Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 8:03 AM ET
    David Cameron

    he News of the World phone hacking scandal heaped further pressure on the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, on Monday as more questions were raised about his appointment of the paper's former editor Andy Coulson as his director of communications.

  • For News Corp, Troubles That Money Can't Dispel Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 8:06 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch

    “Bury your mistakes,” Rupert Murdoch is fond of saying. But some mistakes don’t stay buried, no matter how much money you throw at them, the New York Times reports.

  • UK to Grow Less Than Expected, Consumers Suffer Monday, 18 Jul 2011 | 12:57 AM ET
    Big Ben

    The UK's economy will grow by just 1.4 percent this year, less than expected, according to the influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club report, released on Monday.

  • UK Police, Murdoch Empire Tangled in Hacking Case Saturday, 16 Jul 2011 | 3:10 PM ET
    Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    At best, former Scotland Yard senior officers acknowledged in interviews, the police have been lazy, incompetent and too cozy with the people they should have regarded as suspects.  The New York Times reports.

  • Eight of 90 Banks Fail European Stress Tests Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 1:14 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    Eight banks, including two Greek banks, five Spanish and one Austrian bank have failed the European Banking Authority stress tests, the agency said on Friday.

  • German, Spanish Banks to Suffer in Tests: Analysts Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 7:32 AM ET

    The results of the banking stress tests, due on Friday after the close of European markets, will be worst for German and Spanish banks, analyst Ralph Silva of SRN told CNBC Friday.

  • Stocks Could Lose 35% if Euro Crisis Worsens: Report Friday, 15 Jul 2011 | 5:53 AM ET

    Worldwide stocks could lose 35 percent of their value if the euro zone sovereign debt crisis worsens, according to research from Deutsche Bank.

  • 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.