Italian lawmakers will begin voting on Thursday to elect a new president, in the hope that they can end the country's political impasse, over which concerns are growing.
Business leaders across the Middle East are anxious that a high and growing young population could threaten future stability and lead to escalating unemployment.
Anti-euro political parties are on the rise, find out why this one has analysts particularly worried.
The European Commission will propose "frontloading" payments to Cyprus from the EU budget so that allocations for the next seven years are paid early.
There could be trouble ahead for one of Europe's best performing economies, the leader of the country's opposition party warned.
Gold may have suffered its biggest one-day decline this week but that hasn't stopped some gold bulls from standing firm.
France found more cases of illegal horsemeat in beef products than any other EU country, early results of DNA tests ordered in the wake of the scandal showed.
It is clear why Iceland is interested in China: the Arctic nation’s prime minister is currently in Beijing to sign a free trade agreement that will boost Icelandic fish exports more than somewhat.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested on Monday the European Union should finance early retirement schemes as a way of combating high youth unemployment.
A former HSBC employee wanted in Switzerland on allegations of stealing data on bank accounts came before a Spanish court, arguing he was a whistleblower fighting corruption.
France's Socialist government contains eight millionaires, a list of ministers' personal assets showed on Monday, dealing a blow to the image built by President Francois Hollande.
This week's sell-off in global financial markets, which has spared few asset classes, may well reflect investors reassessing their outlook for the global economy.
Gold prices have fallen sharply and quickly, slumping 15 percent within the space of a few days as bearish sentiment towards the precious metal grows. The question now is just how far can gold prices slide?
The market often falls more rapidly than it rises. Gold's fall towards $1,260 may happen in several weeks.
Business confidence among chief financial officers rose for the third straight quarter, according to a survey by Deloitte.
The recent birth of a daughter to Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend helps explain why the Russian billionaire has kept his mega-yacht docked on Manhattan's West Side.
Lebanon's energy demand has jumped as hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees have fled into Lebanon to escape the war in their country. But Lebanon may have found a fix.
After Hugo Chavez's anointed heir secured a razor-thin victory in Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday, one analyst questioned how much longer Chavez's socialist policies will survive.
CNBC's Robert Frank provides a look at which parts of the country house the most tax cheats.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.