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Marking his exit from his business empire, Norway's richest man, Olav Thon, gifted a charity a 71.9% stake of his company, valued at $1.3 billion.
There were mixed messages coming from Brussels, as finance ministers attempted to hammer out a deal on how to wind down failing banks.
A well-known portrait of Jane Austen will be auctioned by Sotheby's on Tuesday, the reproduction of which is set to grace U.K. banknotes.
A court ruling to restrict the sale of e-cigarettes in France this week could knock the nascent e-cigarette industry off course.
The majority of European employers anticipate increasing hiring in 2014, according to the latest employment outlook survey from human resources consultancy ManpowerGroup.
Greek Finance Minister Yannis Stournaras told CNBC he was still hopeful that Greece would receive its next 1 billion euro installment of aid.
Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before the G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis.
Insurance group Prudential laid out an "aggressive" growth plan, targeting at least £10 billion of cumulative cash generation by 2017.
Riot police encircled central Kiev on Monday night, raising fears the authorities were preparing a crackdown on anti-government protesters. The FT reports.
UK ministers are under growing pressure to intervene against plans by the island of Malta to sell EU passports, the Financial Times reports.
Former Goldman Sachs banker Elias Preko was sentenced to 4-1/2 years in prison by a London court on Monday for laundering.
European aerospace group EADS has announced plans to cut 5,800 jobs at its Airbus Defence and Space Unit by the end of 2016.
Concerns of a London property bubble are overblown, according to experts, who argue that price rises are understandable given the supply and demand in the city.
The mooted spin-off of HSBC's U.K. retail banking arm could be one of a number of U.K. bank fundraisings next year.
More working households are living in poverty in the U.K. than non-working ones for the first time, according to a new report.
Florence's mayor became the head of the country's most powerful political party this weekend, and the latest headache for Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
The battle between telecoms firms to attract and retain customers is heating up with more firms offering the 4G service for free.
Executive mobile use explained in one graphic.
HSBC has sounded out investors about a flotation of its U.K. arm, in a move that would realize value from its high street banking business.
The Ukrainian security services have launched a criminal investigation into "activities aimed at overthrowing the government" as protests intensify.
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Helen Chivers, meteorologist at the U.K.'s Met Office, explains when the European heatwave might end.
Vincent Juvyns, global market strategist at JP Morgan, discusses the situation in Greece ahead of this weekend's bailout referendum.
Philippe Gudin, chief European economist at Barclays, discusses whether international factors such as the Greek debt crisis will impact the timing of a rate rise by the Federal Reserve.