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  • *UK has heaviest household debt burden of any G7 economy. *Record-low rates have shielded borrowers until now. LONDON, Dec 8- Britons who have relied on years of record-low interest rates to manage hefty mortgages are looking nervously ahead to 2015, when the Bank of England finally looks set to start raising rates.

  • *UK has heaviest household debt burden of any G7 economy. *Record-low rates have shielded borrowers until now. LONDON, Dec 8- Britons who have relied on years of record-low interest rates to manage hefty mortgages are looking nervously ahead to 2015, when the Bank of England finally looks set to start raising rates.

  • LONDON, Nov 12- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is speaking at a news conference after the Bank published its quarterly Inflation Report on Wednesday. Below are comments from Carney at the news conference:. "I'm still the only G7 governor who has raised interest rates, I just haven't happened to have done it here.

  • OTTAWA, July 26- It is hard to envisage how Russia could ever be allowed back into the Group of major industrialized nations, given Moscow's aggression in Ukraine, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Saturday. Russia formally joined the G7 in 1998, when the body was renamed the G8.

  • Schaeuble urges G7 states to press on with reforms Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | 12:04 PM ET

    BERLIN, June 29- German Finance Minster Wolfgang Schaeuble has urged the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations to push on with budget consolidation and reforms, days before Germany takes over presidency of the group.

  • POW trade shrouded in secrecy  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses President Obama's POW trade for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl.

  • Is the West really united on Russian sanctions?  Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Colleen Graffy, former U.S. State department official, comments on the West's sanctions on Russia and France¿s sale of a warship to Russia.

  • Hollande to dine twice to separate Obama and Putin Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:25 PM ET
    President Barack Obama, President Francois Hollande and President Vladimir Putin.

    Hollande will meet Obama in a restaurant overlooking the iconic Champs-Elysees before going back to his residence for a supper with Putin.

  • G-7 leaders center on economic growth, jobs Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    (From L-R) Italian President Matteo Renzi, US President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron arrive for a group photograph during the G7 Summit at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium.

    Leaders of the G-7 are turning their attention during the concluding day of their summit to spurring growth and jobs.

  • EU wants US gas  Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Sanctions are in place and tensions remain high as G-7 leaders meet to discuss Russia's power grab in the Ukraine and the possibility of relaxing current gas export rules to the EU from the U.S., reports CNBC's Annette Weisbach.

  • 'Calling for de-escalation': NATO  Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 1:13 AM ET

    NATO and the U.K. have called on Russia to "de-escalate tensions", as the Ukrainian acting foreign minister, Andriy Deshchitsya, says Russia has rejected calls for negotiations and consultations.

  • Business optimism in G7 strengthening: CEO  Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Edward Nusbaum, CEO at Grant Thornton, explains why business optimism is stronger in G7 countries than in emerging markets, reversing the trend from the previous year.

  • What the G8 Has Achieved  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.

  • G-8 Welcomes Japan's Economic Policies, Abe Says Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:51 PM ET
    Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

    Japanese PM Abe said on Tuesday G-8 leaders expressed strong support for his "Abenomics" economic policies and heard no concerns about Japan's super easy monetary easing.

  • OECD Head: Global Tax Laws Will Get Passed  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:06 AM ET

    OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria, discusses the G-8, its pledge to reform corporate tax rules and Russia's importance in the debate on Syria.

  • Why Markets Are Resilient to Unrest  Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, questions whether the U.K. really wants to reform its corporate tax rules, and discusses market's resilience to the unrest in the Arab world.

  • What Impact Could EU/US Trade Talks Have?  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Bob Parker, senior advisor at Credit Suisse, says EU-U.S. trade talks are positive as there has been an increase in protectionist measures in the past few years.

  • Can the G8 Tackle Tax Issues?  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:50 AM ET

    Tina Fordham, senior political analyst at Citi, comments on the U.S.'s decision to arm Syrian rebels and says that while leaders agree that tax issues need to be tackled, it will be very difficult for them to agree on a common framework.

  • G8? Or G7 Against Russia?  Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 5:40 AM ET

    Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC, discusses the upcoming G8 meeting and explains why it feels like it's really just the G7 against Russia.

  • Want to Attend G8? Britain Tells Leaders to Pay Up Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 1:54 AM ET

    Two days of accommodation at a lakeside golf hotel in Northern Ireland don't come cheap- and Britain has irritated its fellow Group of Eight states by sending them hefty advance bills for the summit it is hosting there.