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The U.S. is showing signs of recovery but the uncertain outlook could affect Unilever's business in the country, the group's chief executive told CNBC on Thursday.
A combination of additional flights on routes where rivals have cut back and the introduction of allocated seating helped boost easyJet's earnings forecast and send shares in the low-cost carrier (LCC) soaring.
U.K. economic growth is expected to have doubled in the second quarter of the year from the first according to analysts - but some warned against cracking open the champagne just yet.
Euro zone purchasing managers index (PMI) data showed a rebound in July, but analysts warned that the region faced severe headwinds that could impede, and even reverse, the region's return to growth.
Spanish police carried out 31 simultaneous dawn raids on houses and arrested a total of 25 Hells Angels motorcycle club members.
The chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline said the allegations of bribery and corruption in China were "deeply disappointing," as the company reported second-quarter results.
As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.
Economic activity in the euro zone expanded in July, purchasing managers index (PMI) readings showed on Wednesday, marking the first uptick for business activity since January this year.
U.K.-based chip designer ARM holdings reported better than expected earnings on Wednesday, but the company's new CEO Simon warned about the rising cost of production.
Seeds and pesticides maker Syngenta reported sales for the second half of 2013 below analysts' forecasts, but the CEO told CNBC it could still achieve its ambitious long-term sales target.
On the day the Prince of Cambridge emerged into the world, economists question if the royal baby would help boost the economy. The Financial Times reports.
The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William share a first look of their newborn son at St. Mary's Hospital in London, with the "Street Signs" crew. Prince William says he "will remind his son of his tardiness when he is older."
Upbeat growth and unemployment reports from Spain led the country's stocks and bond prices to rally on Tuesday, but some economists warned that hopes of an imminent recovery remained unrealistic.
Consumer morale in the euro zone improved by more than expected in July, rising to its highest level in almost two years, the European Commission said on Tuesday.
One in two people feel "the worst is still to come" for the job crisis in the European Union (EU), according to a survey released today.
Europe has plenty of big divides. But one divide transcends all of those and has worsened as a result of the crisis: the divide between the youth and the older generation.
Swisscom said its Chief Executive Carsten Schloter was found dead at his home in Freiburg on Tuesday morning in an apparent suicide.
The U.K. housing market recovery is gathering speed according to the latest data and is set to be further supported by government funding schemes, but some are warning the measures could spur a housing bubble.
The Netherlands - home to the most indebted households in the euro zone - is undergoing a severe housing correction which will further dampen consumer spending and extend the country's recession, according to Michael Taylor, an economist at Lombard Street Research.
On the anniversary of Mario Draghi's promise the ECB would do "whatever it takes" to support the euro, how should one assess its performance the past year?
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U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron's speech on EU immigration was a "political speech" to shut down the threat of immigration dominating the upcoming general election, says Ben Southwood, head of policy at the Adam Smith Institute.
European shares closed flat to lower on Friday, with oil majors falling sharply after OPEC (the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) decided not to cut its production of the commodity.
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