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Aside from basking in their Eurovision success, the people of Denmark have something else to celebrate: they are the world's happiest people.
The Bank of England is moving closer to ditching paper pounds and following Australia and Canada into switching to plastic banknotes instead.
McDonald's reported a better-than-expected 1.9 percent increase in global sales in August, helped by stronger sales in Europe.
Tougher sanctions against insider dealing and market manipulation, such as interest rate fixing, were voted for by European politicians on Tuesday.
The U.S. and the U.K. once again dominated the world's top-ranked universities, with American institutions comprising over half of the top 20.
Luxury U.S. automaker Infiniti launched a premium compact car on Tuesday.
Repsol has sounded out banking advisers about the sale of its €4.4bn stake in Gas Natural. The FT reports.
A plan to tax financial transactions in 11 European Union member states from 2014 is illegal, the bloc's lawyers have concluded.
A previously unknown oil painting by Vincent Van Gogh that was abandoned in an attic has been found and confirmed by experts as authentic.
There is plenty of temptation to crack open the champagne and celebrate the U.K.’s return to economic health.
Europe's auto industry may not return to growth until it undergoes heavier restructuring similar to that undertaken in the U.S.
France's planned 75-percent tax on salaries exceeding 1 million euros ($1.3 million) per year will be levied on firms in 2013 and 2014 only, French business daily les Echos reported.
Jaguar Land Rover unveiled plans to create 1,700 new jobs in the U.K. on Tuesday, as its CEO heralded strong global demand, in marked contrast to other, more cautious carmakers.
Glencore Xstrata promised investors on Tuesday it would slash costs, shelve risky projects and squeeze more benefits from its $46 billion takeover of mining group Xstrata, lifting its target to at least $2 billion of synergies by next year.
Brands as diverse as BMW, Volkswagen and Porsche are introducing hybrids, plug-ins and battery electric vehicles at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
As Norwegians headed to the polling stations in a national election on Monday, analysts warned the country's economy risked overheating.
The dynamics of the car industry and the global economy have started to shift, according to the head of sales for BMW.
It has become something of a cliché to argue that no real decisions in the euro zone debt crisis will be taken until after the German election in September, but this may be a red herring.
Euro zone sentiment turned positive for the first time in more than two years.
Europe remains difficult terrain, according to Pirelli, with the company focussed on the premium sector.
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Russian billionaire, Alisher Usmanov, talks about his love of fencing and how it helped him in the investment and business world.
If Switzerland votes "yes" in the Swiss gold referendum, this could compromise the central bank's credibility and its ability to maintain its currency cap, says Nitesh Shah, gold analyst at ETF Securities.
Tony Hicks, chief international officer at LeapFrog, says toy sales escalate in November and December.