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Latvia is set to join the euro, after the European Parliament voted in favor of its inclusion in the single currency zone.
The U.K.'s energy regulator proposed new rules to combat electricity theft, revealing that up to one-third of electricity stolen each year is used to power cannabis farms.
With the Tour de France underway, the 198 riders competing in this year’s bike race will have their sights firmly focused on the finish line in Paris. But getting there requires more than extraordinary endurance; it requires cash.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has launched a major inquiry into the way it lends money to small- and medium-sized businesses.
Private equity veteran Guy Hands has been forced to pull his 900 million euro ($1.2 billion) IPO for Deutsche Annington after volatile markets derailed investor demand.
European leaders gathered in Berlin to discuss the region's youth unemployment crisis, but politicians and business leaders were divided on where the responsibility for tackling the problem ultimately lay.
Greece expects to reach agreement with its foreign lenders by Monday's Eurogroup meeting on all issues except public sector reforms.
New software has been developed that aims to restrict the manufacture of 3-D-created firearms.
Standard & Poor's announced Tuesday it is cutting the credit ratings of three major European banks: Credit Suisse, Barclays and Deutsche Bank.
The universal banking model is under attack by regulators. Some new rules could potentially force Deutsche Bank to separate its investment banking activities from the business of taking consumer deposits and writing loans, the NYT reports.
The former head of Coca-Cola is the latest high-profile investor to bet on Ireland's recovery, spending 10 million euros on a retail development in Dublin, the Financial Times reports.
Turmoil in Egypt and a political crisis in Portugal are giving investors new reasons to avoid risky assets.
After growing 0.3 percent in the first quarter, the U.K. economic recovery gained further strength in the second quarter, according to a survey of businesses released on Tuesday.
If you want to see why Germans continue to support Chancellor Angela Merkel and the euro, you should visit Baden-Württemberg state, CNBC's Bob Pisani reports from Germany.
With tensions rising in Egypt, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal told CNBC on Tuesday that Mideast countries must find a way to foster peaceful evolution instead of violent revolution.
Portugal is facing a full-blown crisis after Paulo Portas, the foreign minister, became the second minister to resign from the center-right government in a 24-hour period.
European Union officials feel the U.S. had dealt Europe a "slap in the face", a member of the European Parliament said on Tuesday, following claims the U.S. bugged EU offices and hacked into its computer network.
President Francois Hollande may pay dearly for the spectacle of public figures grilled over scandals that highlight wealth swilling about the corridors of power while France at large suffers tax hikes and unemployment.
A Greek minister said he expected officials to "show solidarity" over the country's debt burden, as Greece attempts to convince lenders that it is on track to receive its next tranche of aid.
An improvement in macro-economic data for the euro zone's periphery has offered investors hope that the region is emerging from the crisis, but analysts warned that a political backlash could derail a return to growth.
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Emirates Airline - and the industry more broadly - is benefitting from lower oil prices, and will report "healthy profits" says Tim Clark, President of Emirates Airlines.
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