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German Chancellor Angela Merkel received a ringing endorsement in elections on Sunday, removing uncertainty in the market.
Business activity in the euro zone grew faster than forecast in September, helped by improved performances by both Germany and France, boosting hopes that the region's economic recovery is becoming more broad based.
Finland's prime minister and finance minister joined in criticism of Stephen Elop's proposed 18.8 million euro pay-off from Nokia, the Financial Times reports.
The Greek finance ministry is looking at a plan that could see state owned property assets used as collateral for loans that could help it avoid a third bailout by the EU and IMF.
French police made one of the biggest cocaine busts in history earlier this month when 1.3 tonnes of the drug was found aboard an Air France cargo flight in Paris.
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.
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CNBC's Phil Han reports on Samsung's new product launches at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the new Samsung line of products unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress.
CNBC's Phil Han reports from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where smart phone makers HTC and Huawei made big announcement.s