The U.K. is facing its most uncertain political future for decades – some argue centuries.
Car sales in Europe are on the up, and earnings from Renault and Volkswagen have helped boost the outlook for the sector further.
European Commission President Barroso said he believed the EU had brokered a deal on gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine.
British lender reports slight rise in underlying pretax profit in the three months to the end of September of £1.59 billion.
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European stocks ended the day higher on Thursday, after moving into the red earlier in the afternoon.
CNBC's Phil Han finds out why London has become the most expensive city in the world to buy a new home.
Global Head of Forex Strategy at Nomura Securities International, Jens Nordvig, says the Fed's message was a "catalyst" for the rally to start again in some forex moves.