There were strong signals Tuesday that the European Union is preparing to step up its economic sanctions against Russia.» Read More
South Africa's Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, has accused the UK of trying to "pass the buck entirely onto the South African side" following the fallout from the UK government's withdrawal of aid.
Asian stocks fell on worries over rising inflationary pressure in China, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.
The world of tabloid journalism, London-style, will be showcased in a new television series executive-produced by CNN host Piers Morgan, who is also a former editor of two of Britain's popular newspapers.
The Bank of England left its benchmark rate unchanged at 0.5 percent, a record low, on Thursday. Policymakers also kept the size of the asset purchase program unchanged at 375 billion pounds ($584 billion).
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has said the debate over the role of the European Union (EU) wasn't surprising given the "stratospheric" levels of unemployment in countries like Spain.
Neil Atkinson, director of energy research and analysis at Datamonitor, expects oil prices to lower as global oil production continues to increase despite "sluggish" demand.
Nokia unveiled a new mid-range Asha phone priced at $99, aiming to prevent consumers, particularly in emerging markets, from switching to Google's Android as they upgrade from basic phones.
Despite an Italian court ruling that Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi should go to prison, the leader of the center-right bloc could once again dodge Italy's legal system.
Andrew Sentance, a former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, told CNBC that he doesn't expect more stimulus from the central bank on Thursday.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in mixed.
Andrew Sentance, senior economic advisor for PwC, tells CNBC that the French economy is not going to grow very much this year and the country needs to halt unemployment.
Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said the ECB is still able to take policy action to address the euro zone crisis, a German newspaper reported on Thursday.
A Milan appeals court upheld a four-year sentence for tax fraud against former prime minister and center-right leader Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as the risk-on rally continues.
The risk-on rally continued on Wednesday, with European shares extending gains to close higher, boosted by upbeat Chinese export data.
Peter Schoenfeld, P. Schoenfeld Asset Management CEO, shares his thoughts on shareholder involvement; and where he is finding investment opportunities in Europe.
Tom Elliott, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, says "very low bond yields" are driven the markets' rally.
Rick Santelli tells investors why they need to carefully watch European developments early next week. (2:52)
Investments in Europe is picking up, says William Vrattos, York Capital Management, providing an outlook on fixed income assets.
Germany's road infrastructure is crippled by mishandling more common in a communist state than a free-market one, according to German economist Hans-Werner Sinn.
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European shares closed higher on Tuesday with investors shrugging off concerns surrounding events in both Gaza and Ukraine.
Scott Kessler, information technology group director and senior equity analyst at S&P Capital IQ, discusses Apple ahead of the group's quarterly results and says expectations are now ahead of reality.
Shari Olefson, real estate attorney and author of "Foreclosure Nation", says there are still "two major headwinds" for U.S. home sales ahead of the release of the latest existing home sales data.