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Two of the euro zone's rescued countries are inching closer to the exit door after three years of scrutiny and austerity.
Alliance Boots has been accused of avoiding a tax bill of over £1 billion ($1.6 billion) since going private six years ago, becoming the latest multinational to come under fire for its tax affairs.
Christopher Bailey will take over from Angela Ahrendts at Burberry, following the latter's departure for Apple.
Italy's forthcoming 2014 budget could spark further political and economic turmoil for the country, analysts warned.
Shareholders in loss-making Italian airline Alitalia approved on Tuesday a capital increase for up to 300 million euros ($407.58 million).
Luxury down jacket maker Moncler said on Monday it had filed a request with the Italian stock market to list its shares in Milan.
Osborne welcomes Chinese banks looking to expand in London, offering to break down regulatory barriers in a bid to reinforce itself as a renminbi hub.
The euro zone debated over who should pay for a clean-up of bust banks, as Franco-German divisions cast clouds over efforts to seal a landmark reform.
Greece said it was looking into the technical matters of issuing a 50-year bond to further restructure its debt and make it more sustainable.
Britain must realize the "economic reality" of staying in the European Union (EU), the head of a manufacturers' group told CNBC on Monday.
Despite a rising tide of populism, the Netherlands' traditional culture of coalition and compromise is still working – just.
Squabbling U.S. politicians could learn from the Netherlands, where the government has just struck a budget agreement, European Commission Vice-President Olli Rehn told CNBC.
Norway has ordered a review of its wealth fund, one of the world's biggest investors whose largesse helps underpin Norway's social benefits.
With the pound trading near nine-month highs against a basket of other currencies, some strategists have been left with egg on their faces.
The two-week political stalemate in Washington might be dominating the headlines, but across the Atlantic, euro zone ministers have been debating a key piece of policy for months.
U.K. billionaire Richard Branson mounted a swift online defence of his decision to move to his private Caribbean island retreat.
The U.K. and China can give each other an economic leg up, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne indicated on a China trade mission.
Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to pick a new coalition partner this week before moving on to detailed negotiations that could produce a new German government within about two months.
Ireland's government is preparing to soften its line on austerity in its budget, despite warnings that it should stick to its targets.
Concerns that a new government program is helping fuel a dangerous rise in prices is "misguided", according to an economic forecasting group.
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HTC launches its new flagship handset. Cher Wang, chair of HTC, talks about HTC's new device and its developments in the virtual reality equipment space.
Roland Krueger, president of Infiniti, says that the success of the brand is down to its strong partnership with its dealers.
John Chen, CEO of Blackberry, talks about the company's new smartphone, the Blackberry Leap, and the company's confidence in its hardware business.