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  • Italy's 'Clown' Grillo Wants Vote on the Euro Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
    Beppe Grillo

    The leader of the 5-Star Movement has said he wants an online vote on Italy's membership of the euro, in an interview with a German magazine published on Sunday.

  • Risks Too High to Focus on Middle East: CEO Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    Egyptian anti-Morsi protesters hold up their shoes near a burning police vehicle in Tahrir Square during a march against a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

    One of the world's largest contractors is actively diversifying away from its home turf in the Middle East in light of rising political risks, opting instead to win exposure to territories such as Africa, former Soviet Republics and Australia.

  • George Soros, founder of Soros Fund Management LLC

    "Germany did the minimum that was necessary to preserve the euro... And that is what maintained the crisis conditions," business magnate George Soros said.

  • Europeans Want to See Gain Before More Pain: Blair Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    There's anxiety across Europe that the mix of economic-stabilization policies are not getting the job done, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC.

  • The Threat to Wall Street From Europe’s Bonus Cap Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    Bankers working on Wall Street for European banks could have their bonuses capped under new rules agreed by the European Parliament this week. U.S. banks operating in Europe will also be affected.

  • Pound Tumbles as UK Eyes More Money Printing Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    The pound fell below a key level against the dollar on Friday as worse-than-expected U.K. manufacturing data increased the likelihood of further quantitative easing by the Bank of England.

  • Before the fall of communism, Vaclav Sloup trained the soldiers who caught thousands trying to flee across Czechoslovakia's fortified border to West Germany. Today, he helps power a Czech communist party that has surged to second place in polls, tapping anger over poverty and graft.

  • European Shares Lower on Weak Economic Data     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports manufacturing data for the euro zone continued to show contraction, and billions of dollars of automatic spending cuts due in the U.S. weighed on investor sentiment.

  • Britain Heads for Third Recession in Four Years Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:38 AM ET
    London Underground

    The risk that Britain is entering its third recession in four years grew with manufacturing shrank unexpectedly last month and mortgage approvals for home buyers dropped in January.

  • Italian Unemployment Rate Hits 21-Year Record High Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:57 AM ET

    Italy's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 11.7 percent in January from 11.3 percent the month before to hit its highest level for at least 21 years, data showed on Friday.

  • What's Poland's Problem?     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:45 AM ET

    Bartosz Pawlowski, head of CEEMEA strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that the Polish bond market is running out of steam and why he suggest shorting the zloty.

  • European Markets Open Lower     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Cho takes you through the European market open, where stocks have come in lower due to the US sequester.

  • UBM: Reshaping Business Towards Events     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    David Levin, CEO of UBM, tells CNBC that they have reshaped their business to focus on events.

  • Italian Election 'A Big Mess': Expert     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Roberto D'Alimonte, professor of government at Luiss Guido Carli, tells CNBC that the situation in Italy is a big mess and the most likely outcome is a Bersani minority government.

  • Lloyds Hit by Further PPI Charges, Reports Loss Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:15 AM ET

    British bank Lloyds made a loss last year after setting aside a further 1.9 billion pounds ($2.9 billion) to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection products and planned to give its chief executive a 1.5 million pound bonus.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation on suspicion of bribing a senator to change sides in parliament, deepening the legal troubles of one of the key players in the country's post-election deadlock.

  • Europe Banks Are Cheap     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN shares his investment strategy for the European banking sector.

  • Spain Suffers Worst Corporate Earnings Slide Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 10:38 PM ET

    Spain's largest companies suffered the worst drop in quarterly earnings as new data showed the Spanish economy was shrinking at a faster rate than expected. The FT reports.

  • Five Essential Questions on the Bank Bonus Cap Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Here are five questions on the bank bonus cap: how it works, how you can avoid it, whether it will pass and what it means for Britain.

  • European Markets Close Higher As Sequester Looms     Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on Thursday's top business headlines from Europe.

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  • A yes vote in the upcoming Scottish independence referendum could lead some insurers to move their headquarters to London, says Mark Nicholson, associate director at Standard & Poor's Rating Services.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve remains data dependent and will not bow to hawks, says Mark Haefele, global chief investment officer at UBS, as Janet Yellen continues to make the argument that there is slack in the labor market.

  • European shares closed lower on Friday as tensions in Ukraine flared up once again. It comes after stocks fluctuated as U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen spoke about the labor market in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.