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The European Commission told Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena to beef up a restructuring plan before it can be given approval for a $5.3 billion bailout.
Abercrombie & Fitch, famous for its shirtless male models, should brace itself for more discrimination challenges in Europe related to its recruitment practices, lawyers told CNBC.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal warned that the Gulf Arab kingdom needed to reduce its reliance on crude oil and diversify its revenues.
One of the largest magazine retailers in the U.K. has ordered magazines with overt sexual imagery to cover up their front covers with "modesty bags" or risk being withdrawn from sale.
Congress is poised to increase the economic pressure on Iran and its nuclear program in a vote expected to take place late next week.
The number of investors who think a country will leave the euro zone soon has dropped by two thirds in the year since the head of the bloc's central bank promised to safeguard the currency.
Siemens CEO Peter Löscher will fight the group's plans to oust him, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported on Monday, saying the chief of the industrial group will only step down if the company's chairman also quits.
A 30-year bull run for bonds has finally come an end, according to Martin Gilbert, CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, who told CNBC that the outflows seen in the market presents a buying opportunity.
Dutch telecom group KPN's main shareholder America Movil has ended an agreement to limit its holding to below 30 percent, a sign it may bid for the whole company.
The multi-billion dollar merger between advertising giants Publicis and Omnicom will create the world's largest ad agency but their competitors brushed off concerns about a more powerful rival on Monday.
Barclays said it would give an update on its capital plans alongside its first-half results on Tuesday, responding to weekend media reports the bank is considering selling new shares.
U.S. generic drugmaker Perrigo agreed to buy fellow drug company Elan for $8.6 billion on Monday in a deal that will hand it royalty rights from a blockbuster treatment and tax savings from being domiciled in Ireland.
The final verdict in Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial, expected on Tuesday, could see the billionaire politician and media mogul banned from holding public office for five years.
A robber carrying an automatic pistol stole jewelry and watches worth millions of euros from the luxury Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Sunday.
Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.
The driver of a Spanish high-speed train that derailed and killed 79 people was released pending trial on charges of reckless homicide, a judge ruled on Sunday night.
Investors on Egypt's Stock Exchange appeared unfazed by violence across the country over the weekend, with the benchmark EGX30 index easing only 0.7 percent in Sunday trade.
Thousands of supporters of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood stood their ground outside a Cairo mosque a day after at least 72 were gunned down by security forces.
The United States urged Egypt to pull "back from the brink" after security forces killed dozens of supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi and opened a dangerous new phase in the army's confrontation with his Muslim Brotherhood.
Libya has posted an online advertisement seeking a candidate to run its central bank, although it is not quite clear whether that means the man who has been doing the job has been fired.
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The FBI have stated that North Korea's government is responsible for the Sony attack. Neil Ashdown, deputy head of Asia analysis at IHS, weighs in, saying that it's difficult to "definitively attribute" a hacking attack to a particular group or state.
What were the main highlights of the EU Summit in Brussels? CNBC's Hadley Gamble gives you the lowdown.
Carnival Cruises earnings have beaten expectations in its fourth quarter, with lower fuel prices being a great help, says David Dingle, UK chairman of Carnival Cruises.