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Unemployment will likely soar further in the group of 20 major economic powers without immediate action, the Director General of the International Labor Organization told CNBC on Friday, comparing the jobs crisis to the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) found inspiration for its gadgets from the fictional "James Bond" series, according to new research by a U.K. university.
Rory Scott, U.K. public relations manager at Paddy Power, discusses betting odds on cricket and golf ahead of the week end's events as well as on the awaited royal baby.
Portugal's government survived a vote of no confidence on Thursday, but a self-imposed deadline to come to an agreement over the country's bailout looms on Sunday.
Vodafone posted an as expected first-quarter 3.5 percent drop in its key organic service revenue as increasing competition in Germany and Italy wiped out improvements in India.
Analysts at Citi on Friday released a note to warn of their "neutral" rating on top-performing banking stock, offering alternative investing advice and telling investors to stay away from the "love-in".
British aviation investigators identified an emergency beacon made by Honeywell International as a likely source of last week's blaze on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner and called for it to be turned off, spurring a rally in Boeing shares.
As London becomes more accustomed to American quality fast-food, the Brits can't help but add a bit of class: champagne goes really well with hot dogs.
Russia's top ten billionaires are all self-made businessmen who made their fortunes in the chaotic business world that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
SoftBank proposed an $8.5 billion bid for Universal Music about three months ago but was turned down, according to several people familiar with the proposal. The FT reports.
Dubai has once again outdone the world in flashy extravagance by tantalizing dieters with a one-time offer: a gram of gold for every kilogram (2.2 pounds) lost over the course of a one-month challenge.
At a G20 meeting, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has told Europe it is time to focus on boosting growth as President Obama has done since the 2008 financial crisis.
Petros Doukas, Greece's former deputy finance minister, has said the country needs a "sizable haircut" of 40 percent on its current debts.
Finnish mobile maker Nokia shipped fewer phones than forecast in the second quarter, despite a 32 percent rise in sales of its flagship Lumia smartphone.
Dissent is growing within the ranks of Spain's ruling center-right People's Party over a corruption scandal, but there are few signs of any rebellion strong enough to topple Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Germany offered Greece further aid to establish a growth fund on Thursday, but a German member of the European Parliament (MEP) told CNBC the amount was too small, and came two years too late.
Growing political tensions in a number of euro zone countries could lead to a renewed bout of instability on the continent.
A Russian judge sentenced protest leader Alexei Navalny to five years in prison on Thursday after convicting him of large-scale theft.
In the first big day of earnings in Europe there was one word on every CEO's lips: China.
Nasdaq OMX chairman Borje Ekholm warned of "bubbly valuations" in financial markets as a result of ultra-loose monetary policy from the world's largest central banks.
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Speaking to CNBC, Cypriot Finance Minister, Harris Georgiades, says he believes the ECB's QE program is a step in the right direction.
Caroline Neville, president of CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women), says that consumers want specialist products catered to their individual beauty regimes.
Sarah Brown, founder of Pai Skincare, talks about her business and how it's developed.