A "toxic combination" of poor wage growth and higher food prices has led to the return of Victorian-era diseases to the U.K., according to an industry body.» Read More
A leading think tank in the U.K. has said it will not just be the 2015 election that hinges on austerity measures but the 2020 one too.
Germany's Bundesbank cut its growth outlook for Germany, as it sees exports rising slower than imports, but added that the country could see strong growth in the second quarter of this year.
Market concerns over Federal Reserve tapering, a weak patch in global economic data and a slower than expected recovery are not the start of a major "pull down", Goldman Sachs told CNBC.
A highly critical report by U.K. lawmakers has shone a light on deficiencies in the government's ability to spot national security risks after a deal struck between BT and Chinese mobile giant Huawei in 2005.
Eastern European frontier markets like Romania offer the best value around, according to industry stalwart Mark Mobius.
Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk said his country would have to tighten spending because revenues had been lower than expected.
The latest unemployment report from the government, issued on Tuesday, was held up by Mr. Rajoy as a sign that maybe, just maybe, the economy is getting better. The New York Times reports.
Greeks reacted with outrage at the International Monetary Fund's admission it erred in its handling of the country's bailout, berating it as too little too late.
John McFall, who described bank bosses as being "asleep at the wheel", has warned that proposals for the break-up of Royal Bank of Scotland could be swept aside by the chancellor.
Turkish stocks tumbled more than 5 percent on Thursday afternoon after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan refused to back down in the face of protests.
If car sales are any sign, Britain's economy is doing just fine. These numbers, plus a raft of other positive data on Thursday, helped spur a rally in the pound.
Wednesday's sharp selloff in U.S. stocks should be a wake-up call for investors, Societe Generale's notoriously bearish strategist Albert Edwards said.
The Bank of England voted to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent, at Mervyn King's final policy meeting as Governor.
As political leaders arrive for the 61st annual Bilderberg conference in London, police have implemented a no-fly zone and used anti-terror laws to close-off streets to traffic.
France's unemployment rate rose to 10.8 percent in the first quarter of 2013, casting fresh doubt on President Francois Hollande's goal of reversing the rising jobless trend by year-end.
The European Central Bank left its interest rate and deposit rate unchanged on the back of improving economic data, following May's 25-basis-point reduction in the base rate to a record low of 0.5 percent.
Stock market operator NYSE Euronext on Thursday delayed the opening of its stock market indexes, attributing the late start of trade to technical issues which caused "aggravation" and "angst" among traders.
The path to happiness is an elusive one for many and even more so for Germans it would seem. But Germany's leader Angela Merkel had some handy advice for her compatriots.
Despite cooling of talks between Austria and Poland about a possible merger of their two stock exchanges, CEO of the Warsaw index has given his strongest hint yet that a deal is drawing closer.
An International Monetary Fund study is highly critical of its own and the EU's handling of Greece's first $144 billion bailout.
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Gio Valiante, author of Fearless Golf, says there are "enormous" parallels between being a professional golfer and being a trader.
Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, says the group is shifting its focus from fossil fuel to biofuel, and says the new venture is "very important" for the group's financials going forward.
Professor Nat Puri, founder of Purico, argues that Scotland's economy should benefit from independence and that denying the use of the British pound would be detrimental to the rest of the U.K.