Stryker is examining a bid for UK medical-device manufacturer Smith & Nephew, said a Bloomberg report citing sources familiar with the matter.» Read More
Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair sat down with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to talk about his new book, "A Journey: My Political Life."
In two weeks, Alexandra Mallosi, 29, will be packing her bags and leaving the quiet Athens suburb of Holargos for Abu Dhabi to start a job as a hotel sales manager. It was not a tough decision, reports the New York Times.
Governments that bolstered their countries’ ailing institutions impacted by the financial crisis need to step back and give the private sector a chance to innovate and rebuild, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC Tuesday.
Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a $7.24 billion issue of securities backed by its mortgages in its first securitization deal of this type since the financial crisis began. The FT reports.
British defence company BAE Systems on Monday said it had hired advisors to sell its Platform Solutions business.
The global recovery looks to be slowing more than expected as growth weakens in the world's rich economies, and monetary stimulus should be extended or stepped up if the slowdown proves more than momentary, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Thursday.
For years, Anissa Benchamacha bought her meat in a parking lot, from vendors hawking near-expired products to Muslims eager to find food that met their religious requirements.
Senior opposition politicians are calling on the UK government to respond to renewed accusations that Downing Street’s chief communications officer encouraged reporters to illegally intercept messages. The New York Times reports.
The BBC's bid to keep secret the identity of an anonymous test driver featured on the UK auto-themed TV show "Top Gear" began behind closed doors at the High Court, according to UK wire service the Press Association.
Ed Balls will on Friday say that a “hurricane is about to hit” Britain’s economy, in the most dramatic warning yet by a Labour politician that the coalition’s plans to cut the deficit risk pitching the country into a double-dip recession. The FT reports.
At the turn of the century, London's Millennium Dome was dismissed by many as a failure and a waste of money after it did not attract the huge numbers of visitors that the government had hoped.
Paul the Octopus "pledged allegiance" to his home country England and its bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup Friday - by swimming onto a box marked "England."
Struggling to reduce traffic jams and a high crime rate, Maastricht is pushing to make its legalized use of recreational drugs a Dutch-only policy, banning sales to foreigners who cross the border to indulge.
The bond vigilantes currently appear to have bigger worries than the UK and growth in the second quarter was far better than forecast, giving the impression that Cameron and his team have that must valuable of commodities - luck.
The central bank reported that it lost 4.2 billion Swiss francs ($4.0 billion) in the second quarter, partly from its bid to check the rise of the Swiss franc against the weakening euro.
The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge stands tall in the British countryside as one of the last remnants of the Neolithic Age. Recently it has also become the latest symbol of another era: the new fiscal austerity. The NYT reports.
Like a shipwrecked sailor on a starvation diet, the new British coalition government is preparing to shrink down to its bare bones as it cuts expenditures by $130 billion over the next five years and drastically scales back its responsibilities. The NYT reports.
In many smart-money circles, listening to bears has become fashionable, the NY Times reports.
A week after the authorities released results of stress tests on the largest European banks, market data is starting to provide an indication of whether the exercise had the desired effect on confidence. The answer: sort of. The NYT explains.
British right-wing political leader Lord Christopher Monckton, Viscount of Brenchley, accused President Barack Obama of being hostile toward Great Britain.