Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of their roles in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions.» Read More
The gridlock at the UN Security Council between the U.S.and Russia is dragging on, due to a gamut of competing interests in Syria.
Lunch is the most important meal of the day for 68 percent of Italians and 74.3 percent usually eat it at home, a figure which has grown as a long recession has hit spending on food.
It's not just Arsenal fans who have had a particularly good few days, as better-than-expected economic data also cheers U.K. Chancellor George Osborne.
Switzerland's banks on Tuesday issued an unusually direct apology for their role in helping tax cheats, following a landmark settlement with U.S. authorities.
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, was quick to stress on Tuesday that the decision to buy Nokia's mobile business opened up exciting possibilities in the tablet and PC space.
Vodafone shareholders set to receive one of the biggest ever payouts from a corporate asset sale on Tuesday cheered the $130 billion deal the group struck with Verizon, but for some, the agreement presents a conundrum.
Soccer clubs in the English Premier League splashed out a record £630 million ($980 million) in the summer transfer window as major signings were made in the final hours.
Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia's mobile phone business may be about one man—Stephen Elop—and whether he's being groomed to take over the top job.
Vodafone's priority following the $130 billion sale of its stake in Verizon Wireless will be to use the cash pile for accelerating investment in its own wireless networks.
Verizon agreed to buy out Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion, capping its effort to win control of the most profitable U.S. mobile provider.
Trade protectionism has continued to increase across the world over the last year, with over 150 new trade restrictions created and almost 700 introduced since October 2008.
Carl Icahn, the activist investor, has been building a stake in Swiss technology firm Nuance since April, and last week made a financial filing that signaled an intention to move from a passive to activist position in the company. The FT reports.
U.K. banks are probably still a high wire act. But there is definitely money to be made in this circus, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.
Dividend payments by U.K. homebuilders will nearly double this year, according to financial information provider Markit, as a buoyant housing market prompts better returns for shareholders.
The long-anticipated sale of Vodafone’s stake in its wireless joint venture with Verizon is expected to leave the European telecoms giant with tens of billions of dollars to spend. So what will be top of chief executive Vittorio Colao’s shopping list?
The gap in earnings between the U.S and Europe is at a 25 year high, according to UBS, which says profits in Europe will rebound to their pre-crisis peak within three years.
Thousands of retail businesses in the U.K.'s town centers are on the brink of collapse, a veteran retail analyst will warn this week, as data appears to confirm a rebound in sales.
Manufacturing activity in the euro zone rose to its highest level since June 2011 in August, as the sector expanded across the majority of countries in the region.
The global steel industry should prepare for slowing China growth, Alexey Kulichenko, the chief financial officer of Russia's second-largest steel producer Severstal, told CNBC on Monday.
Shares in Telecom Italia rose 3 percent in early trade on Monday, amid renewed speculation it may join a sector merger wave as Verizon Communications and Vodafone were set to announce a $130 billion deal.
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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.