European Central Bank Vice President expects the euro zone inflation rate to turn negative but he did not see a risk of deflation.» Read More
All the usual caveats still apply, but there is consistent evidence that the worst may be over for Europe's economy. The NYT reports.
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Euro zone bank shares tumbled Wednesday, after the ECB revealed tough new stress tests for the region's financial institutions.
Chevron halted fracking on a Romanian well after a protest. The EU said it is committed to less dependency on fossil fuels. The Oilprice.com reports.
The mistakes made by Europe's banks must never be repeated, Mario Dragi, President of European Central Bank told CNBC on Wednesday.
Credit Suisse said it would restructure its interest rate trading activities following a third-quarter slide in revenue at its investment bank.
Switzerland's first drive-in "sex boxes", which opened in Zurich to tackle illegal prostitution, are being hailed a success by officials.
Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered to stand trial for corruption on Wednesday, in a fresh legal blow to the centre-right leader.
In an effort to boost their relationship with customers, a growing number of companies are putting their executives up for Q&As. All too often, however, they backfire.
Euro zone banks look set to raise funds to meet stricter capital limits, as the European Central Bank prepares to become the region’s bank watchdog.
The $60 billion initial public offering (IPO) of Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba may have a London element to it.
Asos will look to other global economies after launching a Chinese-language website, Nick Robertson, CEO of the online retailer told CNBC.
British unemployment appears to be falling slightly faster than forecast against a backdrop of stronger-than-expected growth, according to Bank of England policymakers.
Ignazio Angeloni has the difficult and laborious task of determining which of the eurozone banks are sound and which are not.
Heineken, the world's third largest brewer, reduced its full-year profit guidance on Wednesday after beer sales in eastern European dropped sharply and slipped in Brazil and some African countries.
PSA Peugeot Citroen said its alliance with General Motors may be scaled back, as the troubled French carmaker posted a 3.7 percent quarterly revenue decline.
Russia doesn't have the most positive reputation abroad. It's trying hard to change that.
France’s industry minister has said he wants the European Central Bank to adjust the euro to make struggling European companies more competitive.
Both Nokia and Microsoft - soon to be part of the same smartphone brand - have each released tablet devices on Tuesday.
The Bank of England governor is pushing ahead with a strategic review of the central bank's resources, appointing McKinsey and Deloitte.
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The FBI have stated that North Korea's government is responsible for the Sony attack. Neil Ashdown, deputy head of Asia analysis at IHS, weighs in, saying that it's difficult to "definitively attribute" a hacking attack to a particular group or state.
What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.
Carnival Cruises earnings have beaten expectations in its fourth quarter, with lower fuel prices being a great help, says David Dingle, UK chairman of Carnival Cruises.