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Investors could be forgiven for thinking Italy couldn't get any worse in 2014 after a year of political and economic turbulence. They'd be wrong.
After a string of court cases and the advent of new technology, the music industry appears to be winning the battle against illegal downloads.
The CEO of engineering firm AMEC has warned of multiple barriers preventing the U.K. from creating a shale gas industry to rival that in the U.S.
Realtor.com has released its year-end list of craziest places to live, from a pirate-themed mansions to a missile silo.
The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research says China won't eclipse the U.S. economy until later than some analysts have suggested.
While there were plenty of big surprises in 2013, no story was more unique than bitcoin, the online currency that shook up the global monetary system.
If your marriage is over, you’re a member of the jet set and earn less than your partner, London seems to be the place to get a generous settlement.
"Downton Abbey" might spread the iconic image of the English manservant around the world but the modern-day "Jeeves" is just as likely to be female.
A growing number of trendy city-dwellers are taking lessons in archaic – and sometimes weird – skills to stand out from the crowd.
As investors chase a new love for developed market stocks, take a moment to pity managers of assets getting the cold shoulder from fickle markets.
In a mythical forest, a green monster is attacking a snake queen while millions of people cheer the fighters on. This is esports.
For North Carolina's High Country, 'cut n' stay' packages have become vital for the region's tourism industry.
The former head of the European Central Bank told CNBC that global growth is set to pick up in 2014.
Recent gains in the stock markets, which has seen the S&P 500 clock gains of 27 percent year-to-date, could push even higher, according to research firm TrimTabs.
Some presents just aren't a good idea and are primary candidates for regifting.
The investment bank predicts those markets will underperform and see lots of volatility in the next five to 10 years.
Nearly two centuries after Portuguese colonists legalized gambling on Macau, the island chain of Matsu wants a piece of China's gaming addiction.
Stock prices soared in Buenos Aires in 2013 but Argentina's policies make investing there treacherous, Wells Fargo's Paul Christopher says.
Social media site Whisper.sh has exploded in the 18 months since its inception, now boasting three billion page views a month.
Classic brick-building toymaker Lego, which has undergone somewhat of a renaissance in recent years, has told CNBC that its online offering will form an essential part of its future.