Iraq's Kurdistan region will sell its oil independently of Baghdad if the national government does not pay the money it owes, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government told CNBC.» Read More
Activists in kayaks have protested against plans by Shell to resume oil exploration in the U.S. Arctic. For analysts, the news means Shell's "problem child" is getting some attention.
Welcome to KidZania – a theme park-cum-real-world-role-play center equipped with its own banking system and town center built to scale.
Jitters about austerity and potential exit from the European Union mean a feel-good factor that lifted sterling after this month's election has faded.
As Greece enters a new week with no imminent signs of a a deal with creditors to unlock much-needed aid, talk that a debt default is inevitable grows.
Danish clothing retailers, restaurants and gas stations could go cashless by January 2016.
The sharp moves in currencies and turmoil in bonds over recent days may be followed by heightened volatility in stocks, one strategist says.
Despite a drop in luxury spending by Chinese consumers, the chief executive of Ferragamo believed China was still the main source of growth.
Wall Street escorts say business is booming again—bonuses were very good this year. Plus, you won't believe how much they make per hour.
At least one Wall Street firm is acknowledging that prices in some areas are getting overblown.
Unemployment might be low, but poor productivity proves the economy is far from full health, Nobel prize-winning economist Krugman argues.
A country’s cultural identity is rooted by its national flag, but one country has opened up the design its next ensign to a public competition.
Venezuela’s black market exchange rate weakened below a key level on Thursday, as the bolivar’s decline steepened in the face of hyperinflation and a rapidly shrinking economy.
Fund managers invested in U.S. markets are still expecting the dollar to return to strength, with euro dollar parity still very much on the cards.
Gold demand continued to fall amid weaker economic growth, higher bullion prices in local currency terms and rallying stock markets.
Fans are seizing the opportunity to get the New England Patriots back on its feet, after the team was served a $1 million fine.
It dates back to the seventh century, but today Byfleet Manor is better known as the home of the Dowager Duchess in “Downton Abbey.” It's gone on sale for $6.12 million.
As the list of drug-resistant bacteria grows, more research into new antibiotics is needed, according to ex-Goldman Sachs economist Jim O’Neill, who was also made U.K. Commercial Secretary on Thursday.
Tequila fans might be fond of an occasional tasting flight—but now one company is offering something a little different for high-flyers.
The long-running TV cartoon series could be saying goodbye to a key member of its voice cast, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
A tumble in the dollar means central banks in Europe and Japan may have to maintain monetary stimulus for longer than anticipated, analysts say.