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The upswing in German business sentiment continued in August, according to data from Germany's Ifo Institute released on Tuesday.
The U.K.'s service sector grew to its highest level seen since before the financial crash of 2008, according to a new report released on Tuesday.
The company reported a 12.5 percent fall in first half revenue and said its profit would be heavily weighted to the second half of the year.
Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney will make his first public speech on Wednesday and analysts expect him to try and persuade businesses that interest rates will remain low for the foreseeable future.
Falling demand from China will likely cause an oversupply in the copper market by the end of this year and could weigh on prices for the metal until 2016, the CEO of copper miner Antofagasta told CNBC on Tuesday.
Zurich Insurance's chief financial officer, Pierre Wauthier, was found dead at his home Monday, the company announced in a release.
Head of Ford European operations, Stephen Odell, said new vehicles sales in Western Europe are stabilizing and and "running along the bottom," Dow Jones reported Monday.
Switzerland's first ever drive-in "sex boxes" were opened in the city of Zurich on Monday in an attempt to force illegal prostitution out of the inner city.
French actor Gerard Depardieu threw a housewarming party this week end for over 200 guests after being made honorary citizen of the Belgian village he inhabits.
Italy's FTSE MIB traded down 2.5 percent on Monday after members of Berlusconi's center-right People of Freedom (PDL) party threatened over the weekend to bring down Prime Minister Enrico Letta's government.
Spain's telecom giant Telefonica agreed to improved terms for KPN's German unit E-Plus in a deal that won support from the Dutch telecom group's biggest shareholder, América Móvil.
German business leaders have warned that the country's next government must maintain political stability, as pressure mounts on Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of elections.
Members of Silvio Berlusconi's center-right party on Sunday openly warned they would bring down the government if their center-left coalition allies voted next month to expel the former prime minister from parliament.
Consumer morale in the euro zone jumped to its highest level in two years in August, the European Commission said on Friday, adding to encouraging signs that the bloc has started to recover.
A housing crash, rising unemployment and weak growth leaves the AAA-rated Netherlands teetering on the brink of a credit downgrade. But analysts said more is at risk than the country's perfect credit rating.
Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter, benefiting from a broad-based pick-up in activity that looked to have put the country's recovery on a firmer footing.
As European leaders openly disagree over whether Greece will get further financial aid, the country's prime minister has turned to Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal for investment.
Relations between the partners in Italy's coalition government seemed close to breaking point on Thursday over whether to evict Silvio Berlusconi from parliament over a tax fraud conviction.
The need for a new rescue program for Greece promises a drawn-out drama of late-night negotiations but is unlikely to trigger the sort of crisis that has threatened the breakup of the euro.
Rob Aspin, Head of Equity Investment Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank Wealth Management Group, sees a lot of value in Europe in terms of stock picking.
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European equities closed mixed on Thursday as oil prices and a slightly hawkish tone from the U.S. Federal Reserve managed to dent investor sentiment.
Discussing U.S. markets, Todd Horwitz, author & founder at Averagejoeoptions.com says he expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to hike rates sooner than expected.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on the new and upgraded Air Force One which will replace the current Boeing 747-200.