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  • Clashes in Egypt, but investors remain upbeat Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Supporters of Mohammed Morsi gather in Cairo

    Scuffles broke out in Cairo on Tuesday as supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi clashed with security forces.

  • Bruni-Sarkozy on Bettencourt : Truth will come Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 7:17 AM ET
    Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy said the truth will come out regarding the Bettencourt affair, and she is in no doubt of her husband's innocence.

  • UK inflation eases as house prices rise Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:58 AM ET
    Shoppers in London

    Inflation in Britain slipped in July, according to the U.K.'s Office of National Statistics (ONS) on Tuesday, while house prices rose rapidly, causing some to fear the beginnings of a housing bubble.

  • German sentiment brightens as Euro downturn eases Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 6:04 AM ET

    German economic sentiment bounced back to a four-month high on Tuesday, as data released by think tank ZEW showed that the euro zone could be easing its was out of recession.

  • Germany's Merkel moonlights as history teacher Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:03 AM ET

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew on her Communist-era experiences to teach a history class at a school in east Berlin on Tuesday - the 52nd anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall.

  • Ryanair safety concerns: Genuine or joke? Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    The storm brewing around budget airline Ryanair continued on Tuesday, with the airline’s chief executive branding a pilots’ group which raised concerns a “joke”.

  • Europe's lower tax rates lure US groups Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:59 AM ET

    A growing number of US companies are set to save hundreds of millions of dollars in tax by relocating to Europe after completing takeovers on the continent, the FT reports.

  • A European FBI would save 'hundreds of millions’ Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 1:27 AM ET

    A so-called "European FBI" could save the region hundreds of millions of euros, a Member of European Parliament (MEP) told CNBC, but a "lack of trust" between governments is stopping the idea becoming reality.

  • London Whale boss's prestigious pad appears empty Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Javier Martin-Artajo, the former JPMorgan executive reported to be under threat of arrest over the "London Whale" trading losses, escaped the City to a prestigious country address — which appeared empty on Monday.

  • Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney's new unemployment mandate will face its first test on Wednesday.

  • Cameron’s fracking backing gets warm welcome Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    A hydraulic fracturing site

    British Prime Minister David Cameron's explicit backing of fracking – the controversial process of recovering gas and oil from rock – was welcomed by analysts on Monday.

  • Buy Europe; Sell Emerging Markets: JPMorgan Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Construction workers in Mexico City, Mexico: JPMorgan says it is underweight emerging markets against developed markets

    Weak emerging market data released over the past few weeks has prompted JPMorgan to reaffirm its view that it is too early for investors to pile back into the region.

  • European equities looking cheap as recession eases Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:38 AM ET

    An expected improvement in the euro zone's fortunes could mean now is a good time to get into European equities, with the asset class attractively priced.

  • 'Life is harder' for UK workers as wages slide Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    Clouds over the City of London

    Despite a spate of upbeat economic data for the U.K. over recent weeks, wages in the country have seen one of the steepest falls in Europe.

  • Bruni-Sarkozy: The UK royals make you feel at ease Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:08 AM ET
    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy shares a joke with Britain's Prince Philip in Windsor, west of London, in March, 2008

    Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has told CNBC that one of her most cherished memories during her time as France's first lady was her state visit to the U.K.

  • Prudential hikes dividend, profit jumps 22% Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:36 AM ET

    A slowdown in emerging markets is not affecting Prudential's insurance business, the group's CEO said on Monday, remaining bullish on the region and arguing it would be the key driver of world growth over the next 20 years.

  • Greek economy improves, bailout questions remain Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 5:19 AM ET
    Athens

    Greece's latest output data showed the country's economy contracted at a slower rate than the previous quarter, exceeding analyst estimates.

  • Is euro zone's lengthy recession finally over? Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 9:01 PM ET
    Rome, Italy

    Global economy is emerging from its lull could harden into conventional wisdom by the end of this week if, as expected, data show the euro zone's lengthy recession has ended.

  • UK economy in good shape, more positive news Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    Hot on the heels of a week of upbeat data for the U.K. economy, a new report shows business conditions in the country rose for the sixth consecutive month in July to a high not seen since May 2011.

  • RBS reprivatization 'unrealistic' in next 5 years Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 6:47 AM ET

    Britain's largely state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland is unlikely to be reprivatized before 2018, Business Secretary Vince Cable said in an interview published on The Telegraph newspaper website.

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