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  • EU Battle Heats Up: '50% Chance UK Out in 5 Years' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 8:01 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    As U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels this week to discuss EU tax policies, he knows there are far more taxing questions at home regarding whether his party want to remain within the Union.

  • Scotland Risks Cyprus-Style Bank Crisis: UK Report Monday, 20 May 2013 | 4:59 AM ET

    An independent Scotland is at risk of a Cyprus-style banking crisis, as its banking sector would be "exceptionally large" compared to the size of its economy.

  • Central Banks in Focus: Time to Risk It? Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:39 AM ET

    I was just at an interesting lunch with Garry Kasparov, the man who became the youngest world chess champion in history in 1985 at the age of 22. He held the title as the world's top player for 20 years before retiring to pursue other chess and non-chess related interests.

  • EU Bonus Cap 'Could Hit Many More Bankers' Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Tougher European Union curbs on bonuses will snare far more bankers than current pay limits, with banks having little time to prepare for the change, consultancy PwC said on Friday.

  • Europe's Labor Market Is 'Becoming Less Efficient' Friday, 17 May 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    The process of matching jobless workers to vacancies is deteriorating in the euro zone, according to Goldman Sachs.

  • Europe's Car Market Breaks 18 Month Losing Streak Friday, 17 May 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    New car registrations increased by 1.8 percent to 1.08 million vehicles last month, marking the first rise since September 2011.

  • UK Government Faces $13.7 Billion Budget Hole Friday, 17 May 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    George Osborne's attempt to slash £11.5bn off public spending in election year has run into cabinet trouble, after ministers identified only £2.5bn in cuts to their budgets.

  • Glencore Shareholders Dump Chairman in Coup Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 12:18 PM ET

    A shareholder coup at newly merged commodities group Glencore Xstrata ousted chairman Sir John Bond on Thursday, along with all other former directors from Xstrata.

  • Germany 'Crucial' for Eastern Europe's Recovery Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 9:06 AM ET

    First quarter gross domestic product data points towards a continued slowdown in Central and Eastern Europe unless the German economy improves, according to Lombard Street Research.

  • Swiss-Chinese Free Trade: And the Winners Are… Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    Watchmakers Swatch Group and Richemont as well as elevator maker Schindler are among Swiss stocks that stand to gain significantly from a potential free trade agreement between Switzerland and China, analysts told CNBC.

  • UK Jobless Claimant Count Falls Sharply in April Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 4:41 AM ET
    A job seeker (R) shakes hands with a recruiter.

    The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit fell much more than expected in April, official data showed on Wednesday.

  • Markets 'Glass Half Full' on Weak European GDP Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    European shares were mixed on Wednesday despite France's fall into recession and Germany's worse- than-forecast growth figure, with analysts seeing the data as a "glass half full" scenario for markets.

  • EasyJet First Half Improves as Britons Flee Cold Winter Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 3:20 AM ET

    Low-cost airline easyJet halved its losses in the first half, helped by Easter falling earlier and customers escaping cold weather in Britain and Northern Europe.

  • France Slips Into Recession, Germany Disappoints Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:32 AM ET

    France slipped into recession in the first quarter of 2013, figures showed on Wednesday, while data from Germany highlighted that the country is not immune to the economic crisis crippling the broader euro zone.

  • Slovenia Bank Restructuring to Begin Next Month Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The bailouts of the weakest banks in Slovenia should begin next month, the country's finance minister told CNBC on Tuesday, but he insisted that he is not concerned with the timeframe of the process.

  • EU Commission Says Visa Europe Offers Cut in Fees Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    Visa Europe, the European licensee of Visa Inc., has offered to cap its inter-bank credit card fees at 0.3 percent of transaction value for four years, the same level as the rival MasterCard network, to end a European Union competition investigation and stave off a possible fine.

  • Poland to Grow Ireland-Style as Crisis Heads East Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Poland is forecast to grow in line with crisis-mired Ireland this year, as euro zone woes hit Eastern Europe.

  • Commerzbank Offers Shares at Deep Discount Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 2:56 AM ET

    Commerzbank is offering shares at a deep discount in a 2.5 billion euro ($3.3 billion) capital increase aimed at repaying funds it owes to the German government and insurer Allianz.

  • Cameron to Publish EU Vote Bill to Defuse Party Revolt Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:13 AM ET
    Stickers supporting the UKIP party are seen on cars parked outside at the UKIP 2013 Spring Conference

    Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.

  • UK Government Split Over EU Membership Monday, 13 May 2013 | 7:47 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron

    As UK Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in Washington to press for a new EU-US trade deal, prominent members of his cabinet said Britain should no longer be a part of the European Union.

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