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  • Romania Moves to Compensate Communism's Victims Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Romania, Maramures, Dacia car loaded with hay

    Romania expects to pass legislation this week to compensate all owners of property seized under communism, seeking to draw a line under a haunting past more than 20 years after the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu.

  • Putin’s Popularity Wanes as Russia’s Boom Ends Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    Cracks are showing in Russia's leadership as a slowdown in the economy is beginning to cause rifts at the heart of the government, with one academic telling CNBC on Thursday that the economy poses the biggest threat to the country's leadership.

  • Jean-Michel Six, MD and Chief EMEA Economist, tells CNBC that the handling of the Cyprus crisis is very typical European process.

  • European Markets Open Higher     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.

  • EU Budget Fraud Could Top $6.5 Billion: Study Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    The European Union could be losing more than 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) a year from its budget due to fraud, according to a damning new report by the U.K.'s upper house of parliament.

  • Nestle Sales Growth Hit by Middle East Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:57 AM ET

    Sales growth at food group Nestle slowed to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, as demand in emerging markets slowed further and cold spring weather hit bottled water and ice-cream sales.

  • Europe On the Brink: CNBC's Exclusive Coverage     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:29 AM ET

    Watch a snapshot of CNBC's exclusive coverage of the meeting of European finance ministers in Dublin.

  • Cyprus Bailout in Danger as Opposition Grows Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.

  • Euro Way Too Strong: Pro     Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN believes the European currency is currently stronger than it needs to be. He thinks the only country benefiting from it is Germany.

  • Reinhart-Rogoff Error Sparks Austerity Smackdown Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have admitted that they made a wrong calculation with their influential economic research paper in 2010.

  • Europe Closes Lower on Renewed China Fears Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday on worries about slowing growth and rumors of a credit downgrade for Germany curbing investor sentiment.

  • European Market Closes Lower     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares were lower on Wednesday with worries about slowing growth and rumors of a credit downgrade for Germany curbing investor sentiment.

  • European Markets Close Lower on China Fears     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares moved lower on slowing growth worries and rumors of a credit downgrade for German.

  • Can European Real Estate Offer 'Comfort'?     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Scott Evans, head of equity sales at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, explains why European real estate is his "comfort blanket" and how central banks' stimulus has helped equity yields in the sector.

  • Could Thatcherism Save Europe's Economy?     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Matthew Lynn, founder of Strategy Economics, explains why Thatcherism might have resolved European economic problems faster.

  • Santell's Three Wishes For Europe     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    Rick Santelli criticizes Europe for moving away from greater austerity. (2:43)

  • Liberty Global is looking to expand its European footprint by acquiring Germany's largest cable television operator, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  • 'Moderate Growth' For Economy: Blitzer     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    David Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the S&P 500 Index Committee, discusses China's slow economic growth and the outlook on the U.S. economy and markets.

  • Slovenia Buys More Time With Strong Bond Sale Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 7:56 AM ET
    View over Lublijana, Slovenia.

    Slovenia bought itself more time to avert an impending funding crisis on Wednesday as it sold more than twice the amount of government bonds it had hoped to on Wednesday

  • Not So Easy...Tesco Pulls Out of US Stores Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Tesco wrote down the value of its global operations by $3.5 billion and announced plans to exit the U.S., after a year in which profit fell for the first time in two decades.

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