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Europe took a big step forward in its plan to create a single banking framework for the euro zone on Thursday after EU lawmakers granted new powers to the ECB to oversee the bloc's banks.
Bank England Governor Mark Carney said the central bank was ready to act if the U.K.'s fledgling recovery failed to materialize.
Europe could have another 25 million poor people by 2025 as the effects of austerity measures are felt, a leading poverty charity warned on Thursday.
The Royal Mail, Britain’s near-500 year old postal service, has launched an initial public offering, a historic privatization which is set to be bitterly opposed in the U.K.
Britain's Prince William, who became a father for the first time in July, is to step down from the military.
European plans to scrap mobile roaming charges leave telecoms companies facing the prospect of wafer-thin profit margins, analysts said.
Vodafone Germany said on Thursday it had been targeted in an attack on its data servers in which hackers gained access to the personal information of 2 million customers.
U.K. supermarket WM Morrison on Thursday posted first-half profit below expectations, but Trevor Strain, the chief financial officer told CNBC that it is only "mid-flight" on its journey into two new key growth areas.
U.K. royals Prince William and Prince Harry turned their hands to trading on Wednesday and closed a multi-billion dollar deal… all in the name of charity.
Pope Francis already has distinguished himself from his predecessor with a more down-to-earth style, and he is now delighting the faithful by spontaneously calling people, the NYT reports.
U.S. military intervention in Syria would result in "more innocent victims" and an escalation of tensions.
As attention now turns to the Dutch government's budget plans - due to be unveiled on September 17 – experts say guiding the country out of its recession will be a long and painful process.
The outlook for aluminium has stabilized, with consumption improving, according to the head of the world’s biggest aluminium company, Oleg Deripaska.
France cut its forecast for growth next year to 0.9 percent on Wednesday and said its public deficit would fall more slowly than previously expected as a result.
European politicians criticized the European Commission president on Wednesday, branding his leadership a "disaster" after he delivered an optimistic state of the union address.
Fast-approaching German elections are a bigger risk to Italy's stability than Silvio Berlusconi's potential expulsion from politics.
The U.K. economy might appear to be back on track but the recovery needs to be built on solid ground.
Britain's unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in July to its lowest since late last year.
Wimbledon tennis champion Andy Murray, whose attempt to defend his US Open crown ended in defeat this week, is setting up a business employing six people to further his entrepreneurial interests, the FT reports.
An apartment in one of the world's most prestigious buildings is on sale for £5.25 million ($8.3 million) after being repossessed.
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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.