There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.» Read More
Orange CEO Stephane Richard was held for questioning on Monday over his role in a 2008 arbitration process that resulted in a large pay-out to businessman Bernard Tapie.
Turkey faced fresh turmoil on Monday, as the lira weakened against the dollar and trading in the Istanbul stock market was delayed following a glitch.
The ECB's bond-buying program, widely credited with drawing a line under the region's crisis, is to undergo scrutiny in Germany's top court this week, prompting fears that the judges could put restrictions on the plan.
Some of the most famous tax havens in the world are in the heart of Europe, where a history of banking secrecy has created opportunities for large savings. But these havens are under increasing pressure to unlock their secrets.
Europeans are increasingly learning Chinese to boost their career prospects, but recruitment firms warn difficulties mastering the language, plus the insularity of European business, means those efforts may be misdirected.
Despite record unemployment in the continent, anemic growth at best and a manufacturing sector in contraction territory, French President Francois Hollande said the euro zone crisis is over.
One of the bitterest fights in monetary policy lands in court this week: did the European Central Bank's pledge to save the euro last year undermined the constitution? The Financial Times reports.
Chancellor Angela Merkel urged European Union countries to carry out further structural reforms, saying Germany could only remain in good shape if the European economy recovers.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party ruled out early elections as tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators defied his call for an immediate end to protests.
South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela's recovery on Sunday as the 94-year-old former president spent a second day in hospital.
Princess Madeleine of Sweden will marry New York banker Christopher O'Neill this weekend in a lavish ceremony expected to draw royalty from around the world.
A leading think tank in the U.K. has said it will not just be the 2015 election that hinges on austerity measures but the 2020 one too.
Germany's Bundesbank cut its growth outlook for Germany, as it sees exports rising slower than imports, but added that the country could see strong growth in the second quarter of this year.
Market concerns over Federal Reserve tapering, a weak patch in global economic data and a slower than expected recovery are not the start of a major "pull down", Goldman Sachs told CNBC.
A highly critical report by U.K. lawmakers has shone a light on deficiencies in the government's ability to spot national security risks after a deal struck between BT and Chinese mobile giant Huawei in 2005.
Eastern European frontier markets like Romania offer the best value around, according to industry stalwart Mark Mobius.
Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk said his country would have to tighten spending because revenues had been lower than expected.
The latest unemployment report from the government, issued on Tuesday, was held up by Mr. Rajoy as a sign that maybe, just maybe, the economy is getting better. The New York Times reports.
Greeks reacted with outrage at the International Monetary Fund's admission it erred in its handling of the country's bailout, berating it as too little too late.
John McFall, who described bank bosses as being "asleep at the wheel", has warned that proposals for the break-up of Royal Bank of Scotland could be swept aside by the chancellor.
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European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.
Scott Kessler, information technology group director and senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple ahead of the group's quarterly results and says expectations are now ahead of reality.
Shari Olefson, real estate attorney and author of "Foreclosure Nation", says there are still "two major headwinds" for U.S. home sales ahead of the release of the latest existing home sales data.