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The Russian government banned an exhibit by Louis Vuitton for being too over-the-top on Wednesday, the Financial Times Reports.
There are increasing calls for a certain type of gaming machine – the "crack cocaine of gambling" – to be banned.
The European Central Bank on Wednesday issued a stark warning over the threat posed by the scaling back of U.S. monetary stimulus, the FT reports.
Three-time former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was expelled from parliament Wednesday, following a vote in the Italian Senate.
Pope Francis criticises crude and naive trust in the goodness of those wielding economic power
Germany’s two most popular parties formed a “grand coalition”, in a move that could determine how quickly the euro zone’s problems will be solved.
Financial "stress" in the euro zone has fallen and is now near levels last seen before the economic crisis in 2007, the ECB said on Wednesday.
The European Union's executive body has decided to ax its investigation into the allegations that the U.S. spied on EU citizens.
The European Central Bank is considering a new long-term liquidity operation for banks agreeing to use funding to lend to businesses, a report said.
Danièle Nouy will take the helm at the Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM), due to come into force next November.
Greece formally lost its developed market status on Wednesday, but many analysts argue that the outlook for Greek stocks is now a lot rosier.
The U.K.'s recently privatized Royal Mail reported a hike in first-half profit on Wednesday, amid concerns that it was sold off too cheaply.
Italian leader Berlusconi faces one of the heaviest blows of his political career when the Senate votes on stripping him of his seat in parliament.
German Chancellor Merkel's conservatives and the Social Democrats made a breakthrough early Wednesday in talks about a "grand coalition" government.
Prime Minister Letta won a confidence vote, reinforcing his coalition government before the Senate is expected to ban Berlusconi from parliament.
Stocks in weaker euro zone countries like Spain and Italy look set to outperform their stronger peers this year, analysts say.
Former Spanish PM Jose Zapatero has said the problem with the euro zone is that its monetary policy was designed to aid Germany.
Scotland’s campaign to break ties with the rest of the U.K. kicks off in earnest this week – but the economic implications are fiercely debated.
The latest deal with China over Greece's largest container shipping port signals strong confidence in the country, the Greek shipping minister said.
U.S. tech companies could lose their exemption from privacy rules unless the U.S. changes the way it treats EU citizens' online data, the FT reports.
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Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company has natural hedges against the appreciation of the Swiss franc because it is a global business.
Cathrin Petty, co-head of EMEA healthcare at JP Morgan, says the U.K. has the capacity to be a successful market for life sciences, and the year ahead for healthcare IPOs looks strong.
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