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European shares may be a consensus pick for 2014, but Morgan Stanley downgraded the region's equities to Neutral, expecting them to run out of steam.
At least seven people died and three were injured when a Chinese-owned clothing factory in the Italian town of Prato burned down on Sunday.
Better-than-expected inflation data from the euro zone did little to dispel fears of deflation, with analysts still expecting the ECB to introduce new policy measures.
The U.K. city of Birmingham is the fastest growing destination for Brits over the Christmas and New Year period, according to travel website Expedia.
A protest by about 300,000 Ukrainians angered by their government's decision to freeze integration with the West turned violent Sunday. NBC reports.
A police helicopter crashed into a pub in Scotland on Friday, causing multiple injuries.
The Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has told CNBC he takes the downgrade of his country's credit rating by Standard & Poor's seriously.
The amount of banking staff earning over 1 million euros ($1.36 million) soared last year in the United Kingdom, dwarfing that in other European Union member states.
EU and IMF lenders backing Greece have called off a planned visit to Athens next week, a move that may delay the payment of further loans to the country, officials told Reuters.
Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating for the Netherlands to AA plus from AAA.
Ukraine's President failed to salvage an ambitious free-trade pact with the EU, despite a warning that Ukraine was risking its future by turning its back on the deal.
Improved sentiment towards the U.K. economy is driving a boom in champagne consumption, as the bubbly beverage fast becomes an "everyday" drink.
As December approaches, so do the Christmas adverts. And usually, the bigger the budget, the bigger the impact... but maybe not this year.
Britain has been accused of softening its stance on human rights in China to attract foreign investment. The FT reports.
Despite cultural misstep that was quickly corrected, the tension between Ikea and its far-flung outposts remains. The FT reports.
Veteran investor Mark Mobius said he would consider investing in Greece since its downgrade to emerging market status.
The outgoing chief executive of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen said he would forego his pension package.
The Arctic is about to get a lot busier as shipping lines and energy companies look to exploit new trade routes and uncovered natural resources there.
The euro zone could face its third recession in six years in 2014 if emerging market growth slows more than forecast, a senior economist from Standard & Poor's said.
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Eleni Marouli, senior analyst at IHS, explains what has driven the growth in online advertising and spending.
European equities closed lower on Friday as investors looked ahead to Sunday, when a referendum that could affect Greece's future in the euro zone will take place.
Stephen Macklow-Smith, European equities portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, discusses European stocks after the market's worst week this year.