Lloyds Banking Group will pay a dividend of 0.75p per share to investors, after reporting a better-than-expected rise in profit.» Read More
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party performed better than expected in Sunday's elections, almost certainly guaranteeing a third term for her, but conflicting projections put her just short of an absolute majority.
Ireland should not ease up on austerity in next month's budget but stick to targets for cuts and tax hikes, ECB official Joerg Asmussen said.
Vodafone won EU approval on Friday for its 7.7 billion euro ($10.43 billion) acquisition of Germany's largest cable company, Kabel Deutschland.
Telefonica is in talks with the Italian core shareholders in Telecom Italia to keep the same ownership structure for another six months, two sources told Reuters.
The speed at which shutters come down in central Athens at the first sign of protest highlights the tensions in a country that has been through a great deal of political and economic pain.
The U.K.'s antitrust watchdog has launched an investigation into whether some of the country's largest department stores had fixed the price of sports bras with a manufacturer.
Britain's Foxtons priced its London listing at the top of its range, valuing the estate agent at $1 billion, and defying concerns the property market is overheating.
Armenia's sovereign bond enjoyed strong demand when it came to market on Thursday - perhaps in part because of its celebrity nickname.
Legal tax dodging is a bugbear of Germany's finance minister, but one of the largest tech firms using such techniques is German, Reuters reports.
Eight men have been arrested over the alleged theft of $2.1 million by taking control of a Barclays branch computer system
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he may seek re-election in 2018 and charted a conservative course drawn from Orthodox Christian values, saying the West was not an example for Russia.
German sports apparel maker Adidas warned on 2013 profit, saying a distribution problem in Russia and poor trading at its golf business meant targets were no longer attainable.
Pope Francis plunged headlong on Thursday into some of the most divisive issues in Catholicism — speaking expansively about fighting abortion, contraception and gay marriage.
With just days to go until Germans head to the polls, Germany's establishment could still be in for a shock.
JPMorgan will settle with regulators for nearly $1 billion for the London Whale trading fiasco and other lapses, the Federal Reserve says.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and U.K. Finance Minister George Osborne are creating the conditions for the next global credit bubble, according to Societe Generale's Albert Edwards.
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa announced its largest-ever aircraft order on Thursday, worth 14 billion euros ($19.0 billion).
Asos, the online fashion retailer, enjoyed a good summer this year with sales soaring 47 percent in the past three months compared with the same time last year.
Google has offered an olive branch to France's newspaper industry and government with the launch of a €60m ($81m) fund to support the country's press online.
Economic differences between the euro zone's core and periphery look set to widen as the region's nascent recovery takes hold, according to a new report.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
If the U.S. Federal Reserve does raise rates in June, what does this mean for global markets? Geoff Dennis, head of GEM equity strategy at UBS, weighs in.
The FCC has voted yes to regulate net neutrality in the U.S. CNBC's Eamon Javers, files this report.
Ben Lichtenstein, president of TradersAudio.com, talks about the current state of the Nasdaq and his stock picks.