By catapulting to power an improbable alliance of the hard left and nationalist far right, Greece has shaken up Europe's political kaleidoscope.» Read More
The union representing German journalists advised its members on Thursday to stop using Google and Yahoo because of reported snooping by U.S. and British intelligence.
The euro saw its steepest one-day decline in 16 months Thursday - a move some analysts say suggests recovery hopes could have been premature.
Anti-corruption groups are praising a new initiative by Britain to unmask the owners of shell companies, and they are calling on other countries to follow suit.
The strong euro has weighed on Lufthansa's earnings this year, but its chief executive said the ECB should not intervene to weaken the currency.
The jury in the News Of The World phone-hacking trial have heard how the two highest-profile defendants had had a six-year affair.
Unemployment in the euro zone was 12.2 percent in September, stuck at a record high, signalling that the region's economic recovery is yet to be felt in the job market.
Cyprus' embattled banking industry will have to undergo "major structural reforms," according to a report into the sector's viability.
The euro dropped sharply against the dollar on Thursday, with analysts citing concerns over "tapering" and weak data released for the euro zone.
The European Union has long had a reputation for micro-managing. Now the EU has found another pressing matter: toilet flushing.
Hammered by their role in the 2008 crisis and the rigging of the LIBOR, the global banking sector looks set to take another battering.
The European Central Bank will provide more liquidity to avoid a "cliff" effect once long-term refinancing operations (LTROs) – the bank's cheap loans to euro zone banks - come to an end, Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny told CNBC.
BNP Paribas third-quarter net profit beat forecasts on Thursday, up 2.4 percent from the same period a year earlier.
Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecoms giant, just needs “a few additional quarters to really turnaround,” its chief executive told CNBC as it announced reduced losses in the third quarter.
Profits miss forecasts as a weak refining environment and production losses due to disruption in Nigeria weighed on its performance.
Prosecution reveals three ex-members of News International staff have pleaded guilty to phone-hacking as trial gets underway
The United States reprimanded Germany, saying its exporting prowess was hampering economic stability in Europe and hurting the global economy.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said Ireland's attractive tax regime was "one element" behind tech giants like Google and Facebook locating there.
Like the Tea Party in the U.S. and the U.K. Independence Party in Britain, France's National Front is giving the country's government a massive right-wing headache.
Spain's economy emerged from a two-year recession in the third quarter, according to preliminary data released on Wednesday, signalling that the country's economy is finally in recovery mode.
Barclays on Wednesday reported a 26 percent drop in third-quarter net profit to £1.385 billion ($2.22 billion) as earnings at its investment banking arm dropped sharply.
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