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A key component of euro zone rescues is under threat after Germany's constitutional court decided it might violate European Union law.
ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, forecast higher profits in the year ahead due to increased steel and iron ore shipments.
As the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics get underway in Russia, a new report claims socio-economic data can help predict the winners and losers.
Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil has abandoned its 2020 production target and sharply reduced its capital expenditure plans.
The European Union will reportedly offer to lift tariffs on nearly all goods imported from the United States
As the Winter Olympics kick off in Sochi, groups ranging from Google to human rights organizations are turning to digital media to protest an anti-gay law in Russia.
The euro zone area will experience low inflation for a protracted period of time but it was not at risk of deflation, the ECB president said.
Societe Generale strategist Albert Edwards predicts a global recession with equity valuations dropping to their lowest levels in a generation.
London remains "open for business" insists Mayor Boris Johnson -- despite the 48-hour transport strike.
The CEO of Sanofi admitted the pharmaceutical giant underperformed in emerging markets last year, after reporting a decline in quarterly sales.
Credit Suisse reported net profit below analyst forecasts as provisions for litigation weighed on the group.
An attempt by France's government to placate taxi drivers angered by a threat to their monopoly has been thrown out by the country's highest administrative court. The FT reports.
France munched through a staggering 970m hamburgers last year, almost half of all sandwiches sold, according to a study published on Wednesday. The FT reports.
Vodafone, one of the world's biggest telecoms companies, suffered a 4.8 percent hit to organic service revenue after poorer European performance.
Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent posted a net loss of 1.3 billion euros last year hit by a writedown on its mobile business and restructuring costs.
Dutch paints and chemicals company AkzoNobel reported slightly higher-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday and said it was on track to meet its 2015 targets.
Deutsche Bank has fired a currency trader in Argentina amid investigations by global regulators into alleged manipulation of the FX market.
Google has reached a settlement to close a three-year European Union antitrust case after it offered further concessions.
Business activity in the euro zone expanded at its fastest pace since June 2011 in January, driven by the region's burgeoning manufacturing sector.
Greek bond yields fell sharply on Wednesday after a media report said European Union officials were weighing extending the maturity of loans to Athens to 50 years.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.