Sterling has boomed since mid-April and some analysts say the rally could run way beyond next month’s national election.» Read More
Verizon is near a $130 billion deal to buy out the stake in Verizon Wireless it doesn't already own, sources said.
Top investors in Vodafone are set to clash over what it should do with perhaps as much as $130 billion in proceeds from the sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless.
Zurich Insurance will investigate whether excessive pressure was put on the company's finance chief ahead of his apparent suicide.
The co-CEO of Hermes said that volatility in the currency markets, particularly the yen, could lead the French luxury goods maker to price hikes next year.
But there is more at stake in the Champions League than a shiny trophy. The tournament is critical for a club's financial success and poor performance could have a big impact on a team's economic health, according to analysts.
Musician Meat Loaf, actress Judi Dench and Queen guitarist Brian May have joined forces in an unusual alliance in the U.K. to protest against a pilot scheme to cull badgers.
President Francois Hollande has said he believes French economic growth in 2014 will be stronger than expected in official forecasts, as he fended off criticism of his economic reforms.
Business confidence and economic sentiment in the euro zone saw a sharp improvement in August, but unemployment remained at a record high across the 17-nation bloc, putting a dampener on expectations for the region's economic recovery.
The U.K. Parliament's rejection of military action over Syria is a major turning point away from the U.S., according to one U.K. lawmaker.
America Movil said it remained committed to its 7.2 billion-euro ($9.52-billion) takeover bid for Dutch group KPN but would withdraw it if a foundation prepared to block the deal kept its current stance.
L'Oreal's rumored buyback of Nestle's 29.5 percent stake in the French cosmetics giant looked far from a done deal on Friday, with Jean-Paul Agon, chairman and CEO of L'Oreal, telling CNBC that the ball was in the Swiss food giant's court.
"[T]he British Parliament, reflecting the views of the British people, does not want to see British military action," UK Prime Minister Cameron said.
He broke the mold with forward guidance - now, new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is setting trends with his clothing.
Britain's government has published internal legal advice which it said showed it was legally entitled to take military action against Syria, even if the UN blocked such action.
Germany's youth apprentice schemes have been hailed as the country's biggest weapon against youth unemployment, and some argue they boost the economy too.
Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.
The pressure on Italy's fragile Italian coalition government may have eased after ministers agreed to abolish an unpopular real estate tax, but some analysts warned that this political stability would come at a cost.
Josef Ackermann, the chairman of Zurich Insurance Group, has resigned after indicating that he felt pressured to take part of the responsibility for the death of Chief Financial Officer Pierre Wauthier, the firm announced on Thursday.
Carrefour reported a 4.9 percent rise in first-half recurring operating profit as a sharp improvement in the profitability of its core French business offset weakness in Spain and Italy, and in Asia.
The world's oldest international film festival, which kicked off on Wednesday, is becoming an increasingly important launch pad for small-budget films, according to industry experts.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
If there's more dovish comment from the Federal Reserve tomorrow, will there be a big reaction in euro-dollar? Michael Sneyd, FX analyst at BNP Paribas, weighs in.
Daniel Ives, managing director at FBR Capital Markets, discusses the growth in iPhone sales, saying Apple scored a "home run", with bigger screens "selling like hot cakes" in places like China.
Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS, says that the British economy looks "meaningfully weaker" than the Bank of England's indicates.