As Italy's prime minister heads home from his visit to Russia, one analyst warned he should be careful of making a "pact with the devil."» Read More
European Union diplomats approved new anti-tobacco legislation on Wednesday, including larger health warnings on cigarette packets and the bloc's first ever rules on electronic cigarettes.
Euro zone ministers reached an agreement that would create a backstop to the EU's new bank rescue system in case it runs out of money. The FT reports.
The Bank of England (BoE) announced it will ditch paper banknotes in favor of plastic ones on Wednesday morning.
The first sale of state-owned shares in Lloyds Banking Group resulted in a £230 million loss for taxpayers. The FT reports.
To help avert a financial crisis, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Russia's gas supply prices to Ukraine will be cut by one-third.
Angela Merkel will lead an unlikely alliance of conservatives and socialists in her third term as the German Chancellor.
The dangerous link between fragile banks and governments in the euro zone has been detailed in a new transparency report by the European Banking Authority (EBA).
The announcement that GSK will stop paying doctors and remove sales incentives is a sea-change in an industry struggling with faltering sales.
A former UBS and Citigroup trader pleaded "not guilty" in a London court to charges that he had sought to manipulate Libor benchmark interest rates.
It’s the season for 2014 predictions – and one of the most popular calls among analysts is a record-breaking performance by the FTSE 100 next year.
As we clear away the party poppers, perhaps someone should remember that the crisis that enveloped Ireland and Europe is still very much with us, writes CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.
Ukraine's president could secure loans from Russia on Tuesday when he meets Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin.
Renault, Toyota and Volkswagen led a 0.9 percent November gain in European car sales, according to industry data published on Tuesday.
President Giorgio Napolitano warned on Monday that Italy could be plunged into violent social unrest unless the government introduced reforms.
British lawmakers approved banking reforms aimed at retail and investment activities which led to the near collapse of the country's financial sector.
Business activity in the euro zone's largest and second-largest economies continues to move in opposite directions.
The declining cost of repaying debt for the weaker euro zone economies in the past 2 years is one of the key reasons for a partial euro zone recovery.
City authorities in France and Germany are preparing to clamp down on people renting out their houses and apartments to vacationers.
Google is embroiled in a legal fight with UK internet users who are suing the internet giant for allegedly breaching their privacy.
The pool of spread-betters in the U.K has shrunk 8 percent this year, as investors' appetite for owning stocks grows.
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Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf says significant progress has been made in regards to women's treatment, but there is still a long way to go.
CNBC explores whether efforts to diversify Saudi Arabia's economy will be enough to offset falling crude prices.
Saudi Arabia's Finance Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf outlines current investments and plays down the call for the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund.