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David Beckham is retiring from soccer after the season, ending a career in which he become a global superstar since starting his career at Manchester United.
France's fall back into recession is likely to pile more pressure on the country's finance ministry, at a time when infighting has already led one senior politician to fuel rumors that Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici could be replaced.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras headed to China on Wednesday, amid hopes that the world's second largest economy can revive one of the euro zone's most debt laden countries.
Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann financial, joined CNBC for a technical look at Dollar/Yen, and Euro/Swiss Franc.
Justin Scheck, global energy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, talks to CNBC about an EU commission investigation into whether BP, Shell and Statoil have manipulated oil prices.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have ended higher.
The chief executive of French bank Societe Generale's Russian unit, Rosbank, has been detained on suspicion of receiving illegal payments, Russia's Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.
Germany's economic data are concerning because they show "de-facto stagnation," one of Angela Merkel's top economic advisors and one of the country's five "wise men" has warned.
The man who coined the term "Grexit" said the risks of a Greek exit from the euro zone have not gone away, despite the country having its credit rating upgraded on Tuesday.
Geoff Wilkinson, head of Technical Strategy at Whitman Howard, joins CNBC for a technical look at the markets.
Anders Borg the Swedish Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are going to start negotiations with Switzerland and Lichtenstein and others based on anti-tax haven legislation.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close where stocks have finished slightly higher.
Uros Cufer, the Slovenian Finance Minister, tells CNBC that they are planning the first bad bank asset transfer in June.
David Bailin, global head of managed investments at Citi Private Bank, tells CNBC that the faster banking union comes, the more confidence there will be in the banking system.
France's finance minister told CNBC on Monday he is serious about France's economy, but stressed that he and the French people "refuse" austerity.
New research shows the French public now have less faith in their economy and the European Union than the Spanish or the Italians.
Ross Westgate takes you through the European market open where stocks have closed slightly lower.
Peter Spiegel, Brussels Bureau Chief at the Financial Times, tells CNBC that if Germany is unwilling to move on banking union, Brussels will be left without any progress.
Pierre Moscovici, French finance minister, tells CNBC that Europe needs to move fast on banking union and can move very far with the existing treaty.
Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Management, tells CNBC that the good news for Italy is that their yields are heading lower.