Deflation in the euro zone is a bigger risk to credit ratings across the world than the fall in the price of oil, Fitch Ratings reported Monday.» Read More
A pro-efficiency movement contends that Spain can become more productive, more in sync with the rest of Europe, if it adopts a more regular schedule. The New York Times reports.
Britain's fraud agency has started criminal proceedings against three former bankers of Barclays for the alleged manipulation of Libor interest rates.
Iran's largest private bank is suing the British government for almost $4 billion in damages over the sanctions imposed in 2009.
Asking prices for U.K. houses jumped above £250,000 ($419,050) in February, up 6.9 percent on the same time last year, a new study finds.
Stopping an independent Scotland from using the pound will hurt business in the rest of the UK, warned the country's 's first minister.
Netflix saw a bumper number of U.S. subscribers tune in to Web-only TV show "House of Cards" as the second series of the drama came out on Friday.
Heavy storms that have flooded around 6,000 U.K. homes could knock more than 1 percent off economic growth, a U.K. economist told CNBC on Monday.
Italy is expected to face days of political horse trading for key posts as Matteo Renzi begins talks to form a coalition government.
As he bides his time preparing a possible comeback, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has a winning asset - his wife.
Swiss authorities detained the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was forced to land at Geneva's international airport on Monday.
Spain will probably begin the privatization of bailed-out Bankia with the sale of a 5 to 10 percent stake to institutional investors.
Center-left leader Matteo Renzi was set to be nominated as Italy's prime minister in a matter of days after a party coup forced Enrico Letta to resign.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said states breaking away from existing EU countries would struggle to gain EU membership, further complicating Scottish nationalists' already uncertain plans for independence.
Moody's raised its outlook on Italy's Baa2 sovereign debt rating, citing the country's financial strength and reduced balance sheet risks.
The euro hits its highest level against the dollar in almost three weeks on Friday, following better-than-expected growth data.
The Bank of England will only start to increase interest rates when a range of measures suggest the economy is operating at closer to full capacity, central bank governor Mark Carney said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.
In the revolving door that is Italian politics, the country is set to get its third prime minister in a year with Enrico Letta officially resigning.
The euro zone economy grew faster than expected amid signs of a narrowing gap between the region's strongest and weakest countries.
The current state of the U.K. pension system is leaving consumers short-changed, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Investors have plowed into Europe, making it the consensus positive call, but some analysts are starting to think it's time to curb the enthusiasm.
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As the UK elections draw closer, the competition and propaganda is heating up. CNBC's Peter Ruddick files this report.
European equities closed sharply higher on Monday, extending gains throughout the session, as investors looked ahead to forthcoming U.S. jobs data.
As results for the elections in Nigeria start to come out, Anna Rosenberg, sub-Saharan Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, says the most recent results are "encouraging," and discusses the likely scenarios depending on who wins.