From the NHS and the Queen, to fish and chips and binge drinking, Britain comes laden with stereotypes - and not all of them are positive.
Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.
Billionaire investor Paul Singer also warns of a scenario of "real class warfare."
CNBC's Fed Survey shows market pros aren't very confident the Fed can end its easy money polices without a market crash, a recession or bad inflation.
As an increasing number of Chinese consumers jet off around the globe, companies are looking to exploit a growing market: the high-street shopper.
An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.
The Lechal smartshoe has clocked 25,000 pre-orders, but will consumers want their feet to climb the technology ladder?
The word 'bubble' has been mentioned by the press 4,600 times this year, and if bubble talk continues, it could be signaling a worrying trend.
BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.
An influential consumer magazine called on Toyota to recall about 177,500 older Camry hybrid sedans to address potential power brake defects.
Europe needs a more integrated energy system if it is to achieve a better balance between competitiveness, sustainability and security of supply.
In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government said Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty.
UBS posted a second-quarter net profit of 792 million Swiss francs, as it booked a $280 million charge to help settle litigation in Germany.
Japanese company withdraws earnings guidance and works on a contingency plan after a major meat supplier in China was shut down by regulators.
The ties between Britain’s banks and its economy have always been close, but they seem to have become even tighter in the post-banking bailout era.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's largest beer market in value by 2017, according to a EuroMonitor International report.
After suffering an extended bout of bearishness, China shares in unloved sectors are climbing and analysts expect the rally can continue.
German bank results beat expectations but increases reserves for future litigation or settlements by to $2.95 billion.
The Fed meets for two days, starting Tuesday, and is widely expected to taper back its monthly bond buying program by another $10 billion to $25 billion - and do little else.
Oil rig counts in the U.S. rose for the first time since December 2014 last week, which could impact year-end price targets.
A pilot flying a solar-powered plane has broken the world record for the longest non-stop solo flight in history.
Uber has suspended its uberPOP service in France following riots by taxi drivers and the arrest of two of the company's executives.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
In Part Two, designer Diane von Furstenberg talks to Tania Bryant about starting again in the fashion business.
Designer Diane von Furstenberg said the launch of her iconic "wrap dress" design gave her a financial security she had never had before.