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The co-founder and former head of Autonomy has insisted that the Hewlett-Packard fiasco will not affect his new technology fund, which raised $1 billion from investors.
Angela Merkel received a boost this weekend when her allies won a key state election, but the vote could signal the end of her current conservative alliance.
Despite uncertainty over the future of the Italian government, the country's finance minister has dismissed fears of a major political crisis.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday that the euro zone's economy remained "fragile", unemployment was "still far too high" and reiterated that the euro zone's central bank would keep rates low.
Portugal's leaders have generally done what their international lenders have advised, setting a pattern of government compliance and official praise. This week's bailout inspection could be different.
This weekend's Bavarian elections in Germany – in which the "alpha male" governor of the state will seek re-election – will be closely watched ahead of the country's general elections.
Lufthansa is close to placing an order, split between Airbus and Boeing, for dozens of long-haul jets, two people familiar with the matter said.
British police smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
As some of the biggest names in fashion prepare to show off their collections at London Fashion Week, a less mainstream area of fashion is also looking to make a statement on the catwalk.
When those reliant on house sales start asking for there to be a lid on price rises, it's time to start wondering whether a bubble is forming.
Britain's economy is picking up at last but the country has a problem it didn't face after previous recessions.
When is a socialist not a socialist? Perhaps when he advocates cutting public spending rather than raising taxes -- as French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici has done.
A former ECB board member has dropped bombshells in a new book that reveals the secret machinations of European politics during the economic crisis.
Speculation about Russian President Vladimir Putin's net worth is rife, but getting a true estimate is very difficult. A look at why.
As the coffee and baked goods chain gets set to roll out stores across the U.K., it is the "right time" for the company, the CEO told CNBC.
Brussels is probing EU countries over their tax deals with multinationals paving the way for a formal investigation. The FT reports.
French President Francois Hollande has revealed his 10-year roadmap for the country, a plan focussed on new technologies – and robots in particular.
Europe took a big step forward in its plan to create a single banking framework for the euro zone on Thursday after EU lawmakers granted new powers to the ECB to oversee the bloc's banks.
Bank England Governor Mark Carney said the central bank was ready to act if the U.K.'s fledgling recovery failed to materialize.
Europe could have another 25 million poor people by 2025 as the effects of austerity measures are felt, a leading poverty charity warned on Thursday.
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Gilles Andrier, CEO of Givaudan, says the company has natural hedges against the appreciation of the Swiss franc because it is a global business.
Cathrin Petty, co-head of EMEA healthcare at JP Morgan, says the U.K. has the capacity to be a successful market for life sciences, and the year ahead for healthcare IPOs looks strong.
Dan Mahony, fund manager at Polar Capital, tells CNBC how to be a "smart healthcare investor".