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British police arrested two men on a Pakistan International Airlines flight on Friday on suspicion of "endangerment of an aircraft".
Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the company.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including
U.K. banks are still lending too little to the real economy, according to Andrew Haldane, the BoE's executive director for financial stability.
A plane travelling from London to Oslo was forced to make an emergency landing after a fault in one of the engines.
German business morale rose far more than expected in May, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.
One thing the world's central bankers can take away from this week's market volatility: They need to do a better job of communicating.
European shares opened higher on Friday, following a volatile session in Asia.
David Mackie, chief European economist at JPMorgan and Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC, explain why the U.K should remain a member of the EU.
A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck Russia'a Far East in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank (ECB) insisted that the euro zone was more stable than a year ago but that the region needed more integration - and the U.K should be a part of that.
Holger Schmieding, chief economist at Berenberg Bank, says the overall global economic picture is improving with Europe slowly pulling out of recession and the U.S. private sector looking more solid.
European shares closed sharply lower on Thursday, after a huge 7.3 percent drop in Japan's Nikkei index. The sell-off was sparked by weak China data and fears the Federal Reserve may end its asset-purchasing program sooner than expected.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks are sharply lower.
Two British men of Nigerian descent accused of hacking a soldier to death on a London street in revenge for wars in Muslim countries were known to security services.
A poll of 26,000 people across 25 countries has revealed the world's most popular nation—and given the ongoing euro zone crisis, the result might come as somewhat of a surprise.
An international study on recessions and governments' responses to them has found that cuts to healthcare systems prompted by fiscal austerity are making matters far worse - for both governments and society.
Japan is in the middle of a "big monetary experiment," from which market volatility should be expected, Ben Broadbent, a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, told CNBC.
The downturn across euro zone businesses eased slightly this month, although a dearth of new orders means the bloc's economy is likely to contract again in the second quarter, business surveys showed on Thursday.
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Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie, founder of Mallow and Marsh, explains how her business grew from making marshmallows in her kitchen to a recent deal with supermarket chain Sainsbury's.
Jeffery Rothfeder, author of "Driving Honda", says that Honda's strategy of setting up localized operations in every market it goes into means the group gets the best margins in the auto industry.
Ian Cheshire, Kingfisher's chief executive, discusses the French business environment and says that he agrees with the French prime minister's call for monetary policy easing from the ECB.