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  • Europe Woes Ease But Euro Zone Growth 'Some Way Off' Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:29 AM ET

    Europe's economic woes eased slightly last month, but a chronic shortage of new orders means an economic recovery in the euro zone still looks some way off.

  • Wine vs. Solar Panels: China Hits Back at EU Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:29 AM ET

    China launched an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probe in European wine on Wednesday in response to the European Union's decision to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels.

  • Spain's Parliament Calls Time on Subsidized Cocktails Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    Parliament's subsidised cocktails stirred up outrage amongst the Spanish public. So the heads of political parties agreed to take them off the menu.

  • Horsemeat Scandal Pushes Tesco Into Quarterly UK Fall Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:52 AM ET

    Tesco, the world's third-biggest retailer, slipped back to an underlying sales decline in the U.K. in the first quarter, raising doubts about a costly recovery plan for its home market.

  • A pedestrian walks pass stickers applied to the windows of a former butcher’s shop in Belcoo, Northern Ireland, outside Enniskillen on June 1, 2013.

    Local councils in Northern Ireland have painted fake shop fronts and covered derelict buildings with huge billboards to hide the economic hardship being felt.

  • EU Gives China Two Months to Resolve Solar Row Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 9:54 PM ET

    The European Union is to impose duties on imports of Chinese solar panels from Thursday, but announced a dramatically reduced initial rate after pressure from some large member states.

  • Europe Faces Mass 'Employee Exodus': Report Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    European firms face a "mass employee exodus" over the next three years as the economy in the euro zone recovers and workers search for better opportunities, new research has found.

  • Caution Urged Over UK Shale Gas Estimates Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 7:10 AM ET
    Drill pipe at a shale gas exploration site in Singleton, U.K.

    Following UK firm IGas' news that a larger amount of shale gas than previously thought may be available in the north of England, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has urged caution.

  • Euro Zone Factory Prices Slide on Energy Costs Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:40 AM ET
    A worker at a factory operated by Alcoa.

    Euro zone producer prices fell further in April on a sharp decline in energy costs figures released on Tuesday showed.

  • Europe's Black Market Economy Is Booming Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:37 AM ET

    Punitive tax regimes, increased labor market regulation and a growing lack of trust in governments are causing many Europeans to enter into the murky, illicit world of shadow economies.

  • Bravo! IMF Contradicts EU as It Praises France Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    The International Monetary Fund has praised France's reform efforts in a review of the country which appears to be in stark contrast with the European Commission's comments last week.

  • France Hits Out at 'Destroyer of Bookshops' Amazon Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 5:06 AM ET

    France's culture minister has attacked Amazon, the online retailer, for deliberately undercutting traditional rivals to create a "quasi-monopoly", the FT reports.

  • Grocer Ahold Ups Share Buyback as Recovery Beckons Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Dutch grocery chain Ahold quadrupled a share buyback to 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) on Tuesday to redistribute excess cash following the sale of a stake in Swedish retailer ICA.

  • Russia's Leadership 'Could Hinge on Economy' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 3:37 AM ET

    As Russia's economic growth slows, analysts and business leaders have warned of deep and wide-reaching political consequences if the situation deteriorates further.

  • Despite experiencing the coldest spring in 50 years, U.K. consumers beat the weather by posting a rise in retail sales, according to a new survey released Tuesday.

  • And Then There Were 18: Latvia to Join Euro Zone Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 1:27 AM ET
    A post worker shows the first Latvian stamps denominated in both lats and euros in Riga on January 30, 2013.

    The European Commission will give Latvia on Wednesday the go-ahead to become the 18th member of the euro zone from the start of next year.

  • What Riots? Now May Be Time to Buy Swedish Krona Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Riots have shattered the calm in Sweden, but some analysts say now is the time to buy the country's currency.

  • Goldman Career Path: 'God Particle' to 'God's Work' Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 1:16 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs has become the latest investment bank to recruit a CERN researcher, highlighting a trend of career moves from physics to finance.

  • Turkish Deputy Leader Apologizes As Protests Continue Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 12:19 AM ET

    Turkey's deputy prime minister sought to mollify anti-government demonstrators on Tuesday by apologizing for a police crackdown on a peaceful protest that triggered five days of rioting.

  • The European Central Bank is backing away from any "big bazooka" style intervention to revive lending within the euro zone, delivering a blow to some market hopes. The Financial Times reports.

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