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Google has named its latest Android software KitKat after the popular chocolate bar, in a move seen as a "coup" for Nestle.
Four of Europe's largest car manufacturers are expected to lose a combined five billion euros ($6.6 billion) in the region this year, according to Moody's Investors Service, as demand falls to its lowest level in two decades.
Developers of the London skyscraper that melted part of a Jaguar car have erected a quick fix to the problem, but analysts said the debacle may actually boost the building's global profile.
Ryanair's stock price tumbled on Wednesday after it announced that it may miss its full year profit guidance and will cut its winter capacity.
European markets have enjoyed an uptick in economic momentum over the past few months but two risk events could change all of that in October, according to Nomura.
Spain's service sector grew in August for the first time since June 2011, a survey showed on Wednesday, in the latest sign the beleaguered economy may emerge from a two-year recession.
Euro zone business activity in August was at its strongest level since June 2011, figures released on Wednesday showed, offering hope that the region is on its way to a sustainable recovery.
Eight years ago Angela Merkel stared at the election results with disbelief when her party crashed to 35.2 percent of the German vote. She is hoping results do not repeat themselves.
The Greek edition of the Mickey Mouse magazine has become the latest victim of the country's economic crisis after its publisher announced that it would halt the publication after 47 years.
Whenever Germany thrived, so did the rest of Europe. But that long-held belief is being questioned by its neighbors, which see evidence that the country is taking off without them, the New York Times reports.
Angela Merkel urged Germans on Tuesday to re-elect her "clever" government, saying it would shield their businesses and jobs from tax hikes by the center-left.
The gridlock at the UN Security Council between the U.S.and Russia is dragging on, due to a gamut of competing interests in Syria.
Lunch is the most important meal of the day for 68 percent of Italians and 74.3 percent usually eat it at home, a figure which has grown as a long recession has hit spending on food.
It's not just Arsenal fans who have had a particularly good few days, as better-than-expected economic data also cheers U.K. Chancellor George Osborne.
Switzerland's banks on Tuesday issued an unusually direct apology for their role in helping tax cheats, following a landmark settlement with U.S. authorities.
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, was quick to stress on Tuesday that the decision to buy Nokia's mobile business opened up exciting possibilities in the tablet and PC space.
Vodafone shareholders set to receive one of the biggest ever payouts from a corporate asset sale on Tuesday cheered the $130 billion deal the group struck with Verizon, but for some, the agreement presents a conundrum.
Soccer clubs in the English Premier League splashed out a record £630 million ($980 million) in the summer transfer window as major signings were made in the final hours.
Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia's mobile phone business may be about one man—Stephen Elop—and whether he's being groomed to take over the top job.
Vodafone's priority following the $130 billion sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless will be to use the cash pile for accelerating investment in its own wireless networks.
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Heathrow has been dethroned by Dubai International as the busiest international air hub. Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, says that "long term vision" is the key to Dubai's city growth and therefore its air traffic.
Crispin Hawes, managing director at Teneo Intelligence talks about the tensions that have been rising in Yemen, saying that this will be a "painful headache" for the new Saudi Arabian king.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks about the disappointing data about durable goods and how the U.S. Federal Reserve is involved.