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The ECB on Thursday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 0.25 percent after surprising markets with a rate cut last month.
The U.K. government is to introduce a new levy on foreign homebuyers, raising concerns that this could put the brakes on London's property market.
Is the European economy on the mend? The ECB's Mario Draghi revises his forecast for the euro zone, while the U.K. looks set to post a surplus.
U.S. and European officials told CNBC on Thursday there was still a chance of a WTO deal, despite India's firm stance on its food security policies.
A Dutch program helps the homeless, drug addicts and alcoholics get back on their feet by paying them in cans of beer.
Companies splashing out on Christmas parties for their staff shouldn't bother, according to new research, as most employees would prefer the cash.
The Bank of England left its main interest rate and monetary stimulus program unchanged.
Tokyo police arrested a Deutsche Securities employee for suspected bribery after the Deutsche official spent thousands of dollars on entertainment.
Despite Europe's troubled economy, its equities are a "sleeping beauty," just waiting to be awakened, said Amundi's investment chief Pascal Blanque.
Britain will clear Huawei to run a UK-based cyber security center if it agrees to tighter rules to allay spying and hacking fears.
Deutsche Bank is committing about $2.3 billion to prove it's sorry that some of its employees rigged interest rates.
Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades talks about his country's faster-than-expected rebound.
France must increase its investment in Africa, the country's finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, told CNBC ahead of a summit in Paris.
British farmers are to begin exporting pig semen to China next year in a deal said to be worth $73.6 million.
Spotify has gone on a charm offensive to win back major artists who have criticized the way the company pays out royalties.
Ratings agency S&P said on Wednesday that more countries were likely to be downgraded than upgraded in 2014, with the EMEA most at risk.
Some of the world's biggest banks have been hit with a 1.71 billion euros ($2.3 billion) fine for interest rate-rigging by traders.
Instead of deep across-the-board wage and pension cuts, the 2014 Greek budget targets its cuts on specific parts of the welfare state.
Finance Minister George Osborne is unlikely to make concessions when he presents his annual "Autumn Statement" on Thursday.
German brewers are pushing to have their beer protected by the same UN agency that has safeguarded the Great Wall of China and Egypt's pyramids.
Bitcoin fans learnt that one of the virtual currency's exchanges will enforce customer verification checks from Thursday.
Google is challanging Apple's iPhone with MotoX, the FT reports.
The recent move by the Swiss government to allow banks to sidestep secrecy laws won't prevent them from depositing money in the country.
Alex Donohue, spokesman for Ladbrokes, tells football fans how he thinks they should place their bets for Next Year's World Cup.
Nick Stone, co-founder of FIXR, says his new clubbing app could revolutionize nights out in London.
Alec Young, global equity strategist at S&P Capital IQ, says markets are taking the Federal Reserve taper threat in their stride, and focusing more on the improving economy.