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  • UPDATE 1-EU's Juncker offers Britain banking olive branch Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    LONDON, Sept 10- New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker unexpectedly handed Britain supervision of EU financial services on Wednesday, offering an olive branch to a country that is weighing its future in the bloc.

  • *Juncker unveils new 28- strong European Commission. BRUSSELS, Sept 10- The incoming head of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, unveiled an EU executive team on Wednesday that handed key economic responsibilities to French and British commissioners but overseen by others in a new-look hierarchy.

  • EU's Juncker offers Britain banking olive branch Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    LONDON, Sept 10- New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker handed Britain supervision of EU financial services on Wednesday, offering an olive branch to a country that is weighing its future in the bloc.

  • LONDON, Sept 10- Global shares struggled on Wednesday as markets added to bets on an early U.S. rate hike while nagging concerns over Scotland's future unnerved investors in Europe, hurting sterling and helping the dollar hold on to recent gains.

  • UK leader rushes to fend off Scottish independence Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    GLASGOW, Scotland— The British political establishment descended on Scotland on Wednesday to plead for a united United Kingdom, after polls suggested the once-fanciful notion of Scots voting to break from Britain has become a real possibility in next week's referendum.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Sept 10- The dollar rose to a new six-year high against the yen on Wednesday, as the Australian dollar nursed a second session of heavy losses after further gains in U.S. The rise in U.S. yields helped the greenback hit a fresh six-year high of 106.56 yen on the EBS trading platform.

  • As Scots eye independence, rest of UK gets nervous Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:06 AM ET

    BERWICK-UPON-TWEED, England— All Gavin Jones has to do is scan the shelves of his impossibly quaint shop on England's border with Scotland to know he'll have a big problem if the Scots declare independence next week. There are teddy bears in Campbell clan tartans and shelves of shortbread from Scotland— just above the red jams made in England.

  • *Sterling drops, shares fall, banks brace for Scotland vote. The survey prompted concern bordering on panic among Britain's ruling elite, with Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative-led government promising proposals this week to grant Scotland greater autonomy if it stays.

  • *Sterling drops, shares fall, banks brace for Scotland vote. The survey prompted concern bordering on panic among Britain's ruling elite, with Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative-led government promising proposals this week to grant Scotland greater autonomy if it stays.

  • Pound sinks as Scottish independence race tightens Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    LONDON— Britain's main political leaders scrambled Monday to offer Scotland greater autonomy in a last-minute bid to stave off independence, as the pound sank on opinion polls suggesting separatists are gaining ground— and may even be in the lead.

  • *Osborne insists no currency union with independent Scotland. LONDON, Sept 7- The British government is scrambling to respond to a lurch in the opinion polls towards a vote for Scottish independence this month by promising a range of new powers for Scotland if it chooses to stay within the United Kingdom.

  • NEWPORT, Wales/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4- U krainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine's east.

  • NATO: Russia 'attacking' Ukraine as chasm widens Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron (left to right) at the NATO summit, Sept. 4, 2014.

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen opens a crucial summit meeting by accusing Russia of "attacking" neighboring Ukraine.

  • Robin Simcox, research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, says a "broad" European strategy is needed to defeat Islamic State in Iraq.

  • *Ukrainian leader warns of all-out war with Russia. BRUSSELS, Aug 30- European Union leaders on Saturday chose Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk to chair their Council and named Italian Federica Mogherini to run the bloc's foreign relations, as the EU prepared to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine.

  • Ukrainian leader in Brussels seeking help against Russia. BRUSSELS, Aug 30- European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new economic sanctions over its action in Ukraine on Saturday but officials and diplomats said the bloc was not yet ready to order additional penalties.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 29- Treasuries were steady on Friday, pausing a week-long rally, as investors remained focused on next week's highly anticipated European Central Bank meeting.

  • Europe a risk for investors?     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Discussing economic concerns in Europe, and where investors should maintain their focus, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners, and Sam Wardwell, Pioneer Investments.

  • ISIS threat: What we know     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the now "severe" terror threat from ISIS, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera; and John Harwood provides insight to remarks from President Obama.

  • UK facing bigger threat than US: Chertoff     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET

    Former Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, explains why specific issues in the United Kingdom make them more of a target from ISIS than the United States.