The U.K.'s leading payday lender, Wonga, must pay over £2.6 million to its customers after it sent out bogus legal letters.
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Ghana's Black Stars will finally get paid after playing without "appearance fees" since the World Cup began, the Ghana Football Association said.
Underwear maker Hanesbrands said it will buy former sister company DBApparel, bringing back together two global lingerie brands.
Stock listings surged 60 percent in the first half of the year, with Europe grabbing the top spot for capital raised, a report showed.
Small business owners from Dublin to County Mayo complain Ireland is not going to get its economy back on track by letting bankers hoard cash.
The U.S. economy contracted at a steeper pace than previously estimated in the first quarter as durable goods fell sharply.
Japan PM Abe's revamped growth strategy fell short of its hype, failing to provide critical details on how the proposed reforms would be employed.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has apologized for arriving late at a dinner with advertisers after falling asleep.
A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.
Britain is to ban employment contracts that forbid workers from taking on extra work elsewhere but guarantee no minimum income.
Emerging market assets have had a volatile ride, but the boss of Aberdeen Asset Management told CNBC to stick with them.
The answer, in a nutshell, is exclusivity, materials and service, says luxury phone maker Vertu.
Etihad Airways said on Wednesday that it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 percent equity stake in Italy's Alitalia.
Nigeria’s future prosperity lies not in oil - but gas, the finance minister of the petroleum-rich country told CNBC.
A Spanish court has formalized charges against Cristina de Borbon, sister of King Felipe VI, and her husband in a corruption investigation.
Juicy Couture – famous for its velour tracksuits – has fallen off the fashion radar, but its new owner is confident it can restore the brand.
Brazil's economy has stumbled badly, but some say upcoming elections and polls showing rising dissatisfaction with the government may herald change.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday that he is committed to the process of forming a new government.
Moorad Choudhry believes the BoE is giving the impression it is making up policy as it goes along.
Military intervention by Saudi Arabia in the conflict in Yemen is ringing alarm bells around the Middle East and the world.
One community in Texas is changing the way we think about how we consume energy.
In a world where almost everything can be connected to the Internet, one company wants you to switch off … literally.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Russian tennis star and founder of candy company Sugarpova, Maria Sharapova.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to star tennis player, Maria Sharapova on her childhood and how she discovered her love for the sport.
In part two, Sharapova talks about how she overcame injury, her work with the United Nations and the launch of her candy business, "Sugarpova".
Silver rallied to a one-month high at the end of last week, but charts suggest that a sustainable trend is unlikely to develop.
Charts suggest a new long-term uptrend may be at hand for Chinese stocks despite worries about slowing economy growth killing momentum preciously.
Weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data lifted gold prices from a seven-week low, but charts suggest that investors shouldn't get too excited.