Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of their roles in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions.» Read More
Natural disasters caused more than $125 billion of damage in 2013, according to a report from European reinsurer Munich Re.
Workers at a Goodyear factory in France detained two of their bosses Monday by barricading a meeting room door with a large tire, their union said.
Amid growing signs that a recovery is taking hold, UK businesses say they are confident the country's economy is growing at a solid pace.
IntercontinentalExchange is looking to sell at least a quarter of Euronext ahead of an IPO that is expected this year.
Britain's financial regulator has launched an investigation into problems at the Co-operative Bank.
The familiar winter smell of wood burning in fireplaces has become a public health threat in Greece as cash-strapped households are turning to firewood for heat.
U.K. Finance Minister George Osborne warned his Conservative Party will seek a further £25 billion ($41 billion) in budget cuts if it is re-elected to govern next year.
Nissan has unveiled the NV200, the latest vehicle to be added to the famous line of London's black taxis.
Euro zone services and manufacturing activity expanded in December, offering hope that the region's recovery is becoming more entrenched.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident, her spokesman said.
Some advertisements on Yahoo Inc's European websites last week spread malicious software, Yahoo has said, potentially infecting thousands of users.
The co-founder and former head of Autonomy, the software company accused of massive accounting fraud by HP, has defended it against claims of alleged accounting irregularities by the U.S. Air Force.
U.K. corporates are ready to take risks, expand and hire, according to a Deloitte survey of CFOs, as business confidence improves.
British manufacturers expect the outlook to improve significantly in 2014, according to a new survey, as firms prepare to cash in on increased demand from emerging markets and boost exports.
U.K. finance minister George Osborne will on Monday reinforce his plans for lower spending to allow for the possibility of tax cuts.
Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin eased a sweeping ban on protests in Sochi, but demonstrations will require advance approval.
The European Central Bank is not expected to deploy any of its "powerful artillery" next week, but economists warned that calls for more action in 2014 would build.
Ex-soviet state Latvia - which became a fully-fledged member of the euro zone on Wednesday - has hit back at claims that it could become a haven for "dirty money".
U.K. house prices rose at their fastest rate in over four years in December, the latest jump in a long series.
Advanced economies are likely to require financial repression, debt restructuring, inflation and capital controls, economists Reinhart and Rogoff have warned.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.