Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of their roles in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions.» Read More
Italy has claimed Standard & Poor acted illegally when downgrading the country, partly by failing to consider its rich cultural history. The FT reports.
Poland and Romania were some of the world's "rising stars" over the past decade, according to a new ranking which measures economic and social progress of countries.
U.K. fashion retailer Topshop is looking to gain a greater share stateside, Philip Green, the owner of parent company Arcadia Group, told CNBC.
Chinese consumers with a penchant for watches and jewelry are "buying like hell," the CEO of Swatch Group told CNBC.
Syngenta, the world's largest maker of agricultural chemicals, reported full-year earnings below analysts' expectations.
British insurer RSA has appointed former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Stephen Hester as its new chief executive with immediate effect.
Two severed heads were dumped in front of a bank in the western Mexican state of Michoacán, days before a visit by President Enrique Peña Nieto.
British construction activity unexpectedly picked up more speed in January, with growth reaching its highest level since the financial crisis.
Switzerland agreed to share information on Greek accounts held in Swiss banks, but declined to compensate Greece for tax income lost in the past from undisclosed accounts.
Swiss banking group UBS said on Tuesday fourth quarter net profit came in well above analysts' expectations, helped by a tax benefit.
U.K.-based chip designer ARM Holdings reported a large drop in fourth-quarter profits.
Oil giant BP reported a drop in fourth-quarter profit due to lower profits in its refining and production business.
Jason Gissing, one of the ex-Goldman Sachs bankers who founded Ocado, is leaving the company as it prepares to spar with the biggest U.K. retailers.
Autonomy, the U.K. software company, massively overstated its revenues and profits before its acquisition by HP. The FT reports.
Investors bet Hungary and Russia will be the next emerging economies forced to defend their currencies after India, Turkey and South Africa.
Turkey's finance minister acknowledged to CNBC on Monday that when it comes to rule of law, his country's reputation is in need of repair.
One in 12 Europeans have experienced or witnessed a case of corruption in the past 12 months, a new report reveals.
Yet another inflation shock ups the pressure on the ECB to act, with some arguing that a rate cut could be announced as soon as Thursday.
As the euro plunged to a ten-week low, analysts say the single currency could fall further.
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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.