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The leader of Germany's new euro-sceptic party, Alternative for Germany (AfD), says the southern countries of Europe should be forced out of the single currency and that it should be possible for every European citizen to sue its government if it pays the debts of neighboring countries.
Euro zone officials have approved the transfer of 4 billion euros ($5.3 billion) of funding to Greece and euro zone governments are expected to approve disbursement by Monday.
U.K. businesses in close proximity to 2012's Olympic Games have given a damning verdict on the economic impact of the Games, branding them "rubbish" and "worthless".
One year on from his "whatever it takes" speech European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, has won over some of the harshest critics of his controversial methods to fight the euro crisis. Not least in Germany.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has accomplished a considerable conjuring trick over the last 12 months - but how long it lasts cannot be answered with certainty.
To mark the “one-year” anniversary of ECB President Mario Draghi's promise to do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro, CNBC takes a look at Draghi’s other memorable moments.
The European Central Bank may have to cut interest rates and launch a fresh round of unconventional monetary easing to help boost the euro zone economy, which is still weighed down by spending cuts, the IMF said on Thursday.
Positive unemployment data and bank earnings from Spain bode well for next week's growth data, but analysts warned that more needed to be done to cement economic recovery.
With U.K. GDP doubling in the second quarter of 2013, how much should UK Chancellor George Osborne be credited with the turnaround?
A strengthening services sector helped Britain's economy expand by 0.6 percent in the second quarter of the year on the first, according to preliminary estimates.
German business morale improved in July, figures from the German Ifo institute released on Thursday showed.
A trio of Spanish banks, including bailed out lender Bankia, posted big jumps in first-half profits as trading gains and lower writedowns on property assets helped a partial recovery.
A train derailed outside the ancient northwestern Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela on Wednesday evening, killing at least 77 people and injuring up to 131 in one of Europe's worst rail disasters.
Daniel O'Day, the CEO of Roche's pharmaceuticals unit declined to comment on market rumors that the Swiss drug maker is about to bid for Alexion, but told CNBC that the company continues to look for new innovations.
Bernard Charles, CEO of Dassault Systemes, reiterates full year guidance on improving margins and new licences growth and explains why a slowdown in China has not effect on the group.
Credit Suisse CEO Brady Dougan on Thursday tried to reassure investors that a transition to higher interest rates will be positive for the group.
While Prince William and Kate Middleton have yet to give their newborn son a name, the tiny Prince of Cambridge did get his first taste of luxury on the drive home.
The wait was welcomed by UK bookmakers, who have taken in more than £1.5 million in baby-name bets and reported a frenzy in demand since the birth.
Jane Austen, the 19th century author of classics including "Pride and Prejudice" and "Emma" will be the face of the new U.K. £10 banknote, the Bank of England governor announced today.
Analysts are starting to see value in Spanish banks for the first time in years, despite anticipating further earnings downgrades and heavy regulatory headwinds later on this year.
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Credit Suisse CEO, Brady Dougan, tells CNBC that fixed income markets are looking toppy, but money flows remain strong in equities.
South Africa's Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, says the country's energy challenge presents an opportunity for investors.
Miguel Azevedo, Citi's head of investment banking, says Nigeria is currently more interesting than South Africa in terms of investment potential