Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of their roles in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions.» Read More
France will pull out all the stops for the Chinese President’s visit, and wine-makers want a slice of the pie.
Russia's economy is barely growing, inflation is rising fast, and capital is pouring out of the country, the Economy Ministry said on Monday.
Britain's newly-privatized postal operator Royal Mail said on Tuesday it would cut around 1,300 operational and head office jobs.
A Russian billionaire said he planned to relocate the company that runs the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Russia to help combat new US sanctions.
Russian stocks could be in for a bumpy ride this week as tensions in Crimea escalate and investors respond to growing fears about sanctions.
The total amount of hedge fund money managed in the U.K. has doubled in the last decade, leading the U.K.'s financial services regulator to call on the sector to act with "integrity".
The euro zone continue to enjoy its strongest spell of growth since the first half of 2011, with business activity in the area only slightly lower than February's 32-month high, marking the ninth consecutive month of growth.
Nokia has delayed completing the sale of its phone business to Microsoft as the company continues to face regulatory hurdles in Asia.
Britain's Co-operative Bank said it planned to raise $660 million of extra funds via new shares.
Eurozone governments are taking advantage of unexpectedly low borrowing costs to push ahead with debt issuance, the FT reports.
G-7 nations are to hold talks on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit on Monday to consider their response to Russia annexing Crimea.
An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, hit by U.S. sanctions, suggested on Sunday the move had backfired.
NATO's top military commander said on Sunday that Russia had a large force on Ukraine's eastern border and said he was worried it could pose a threat to Moldova's separatist Transdniestria region.
The Twitter ban by Turkey's prime minister is "not acceptable," the EU's digital commissioner Neelie Kroes told CNBC.
Russia's foreign ministry said on Saturday that Moscow has the right of a tit-for-tat response to the second wave of sanctions imposed by the European Union over Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea.
Voting got underway in France on Sunday in the first round of mid-term local elections that could hit the ruling Socialist party with potentially heavy mid-term losses.
Italians in Venice and the surrounding region have voted in favor of breaking away from Italy, albeit in a referendum not recognized by Rome or regional authorities.
President Vladimir Putin signed legislation on Friday that completed the process of absorbing Crimea into Russia.
The world's most famous secret agent's gadgets are coming to the London Film Museum. But if looking is not enough, all you need money—lots of it!
The number of regions striving for independence is growing: this week Venetians have been voting on breaking away from Italy, albeit in a referendum not recognized by the authorities.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.