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The United States National Security Agency's wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility, a prominent EU lawmaker has told CNBC.
BBVA, Spain's second-biggest bank, said on Friday it was cutting its 2013 dividend and capping payouts as of next year to a maximum of 40 percent of profits paid solely in cash.
Italian actress Sophia Loren, 79, won a tax dispute from 1974 that said she should have paid 60 percent rather than 70 percent of her earnings then.
A week before UBS announced a major restructuring last year, one journalist at the Financial Times reported lots of details about the changes.
Businesses have warned that the impact of a UK exit from the EU could be significant, says Sacha Zackariya.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said reports of alleged US spying on the Allies shattered trust in the nation and undermined trade relationships.
Germany has summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to answer questions over whether America may have tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's phone.
Growth in euro zone business activity unexpectedly slowed in October, surveys showed Thursday, raising questions about the strength of the region's economic recovery.
With Spain's economy showing signs of growing and Bill Gates making a big investment, is Spain rebounding; even, back in fashion?
Primark has extended its compensation for the victims of the Bangladesh factory fire – which killed over 1,000 garment workers six months ago.
The European currencies, including the sterling and the euro, offer the best foreign-exchange opportunities on rising growth expectations.
Advertising group's CEO believes the reputation of the US has been damaged by spying scandals and extreme politics.
Brady Dougan, the chief executive of Credit Suisse, has told CNBC the bank had a “solid performance” – despite missing analysts’ profit forecasts.
Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson - the world number one mobile network equipment maker - posted third-quarter operating profit below expectations on Thursday.
All the usual caveats still apply, but there is consistent evidence that the worst may be over for Europe's economy. The NYT reports.
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Euro zone bank shares tumbled Wednesday, after the ECB revealed tough new stress tests for the region's financial institutions.
Chevron halted fracking on a Romanian well after a protest. The EU said it is committed to less dependency on fossil fuels. The Oilprice.com reports.
The mistakes made by Europe's banks must never be repeated, Mario Dragi, President of European Central Bank told CNBC on Wednesday.
Credit Suisse said it would restructure its interest rate trading activities following a third-quarter slide in revenue at its investment bank.
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Vincenzo Scarpetta, political analyst at Open Europe, discusses what you need to know about this weekend's Spanish regional elections.
Christoph Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, discusses Germany in relation to the ECB's monetary policy.
European equities closed mixed on Friday as investors focused on a central bank meeting in Portugal and a speech from U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.