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  • Rome, Italy

    The first round of voting in Italy's presidential elections was inconclusive, Reuters reported at midday on Thursday, making a two third majority for the presidential front runner impossible.

  • IMF's Lagarde to Be Questioned in French Payments Case Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:48 AM ET
    Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde will be questioned by a French magistrate in May over an arbitration payment made to a wealthy supporter of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, her lawyer said on Thursday.

  • German Parliament Backs Cyprus Bailout Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 7:28 AM ET

    Germany's lower house of parliament voted overwhelmingly to grant Cyprus a 10 billion euro bailout that is designed to avert bankruptcy.

  • Euro Split Is Needed: Former Czech President Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    A break-up of the euro zone is necessary for Europe's future, the Czech Republic's former president told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Spanish Bond Yields Fall to 3-Year Low Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:33 AM ET

    Spain's borrowing costs fell after a successful bond auction on Thursday, with the yield for its benchmark 10-year bond at its lowest in three years.

  • Barclays Investment Bank Boss Ricci to Leave Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:20 AM ET

    Barclays said its investment banking boss, Rich Ricci, will step down this month and retire from the UK bank in June.

  • Asset Manager to Hollande: ‘Time Is Running Out’ Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:07 AM ET

    “Time is running out“ for Francois Hollande to save France, says the country’s largest independent asset manager. But will he listen?

  • Is the Euro a 'Tragic Mistake'?  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Vaclav Klaus, former president of the Czech Republic, says that the euro was a "tragic mistake" and that current politicians will stick to the same policies whatever the cost.

  • Equities Attractive After Gold Crash: Pro  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:15 AM ET

    Bruno Verstraete, partner at Lakefield Partners, tells CNBC that equities are more attractive after the gold crash.

  • Romania Moves to Compensate Communism's Victims Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:10 AM ET
    Romania, Maramures, Dacia car loaded with hay

    Romania expects to pass legislation this week to compensate all owners of property seized under communism, seeking to draw a line under a haunting past more than 20 years after the overthrow of Nicolae Ceausescu.

  • Putin’s Popularity Wanes as Russia’s Boom Ends Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:04 AM ET

    Cracks are showing in Russia's leadership as a slowdown in the economy is beginning to cause rifts at the heart of the government, with one academic telling CNBC on Thursday that the economy poses the biggest threat to the country's leadership.

  • Cyprus Crisis Very Typical of Euro Zone: S&P's Six  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Jean-Michel Six, MD and Chief EMEA Economist, tells CNBC that the handling of the Cyprus crisis is very typical European process.

  • European Markets Open Higher  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Karen Tso takes you through the European market open where stocks have come in higher.

  • EU Budget Fraud Could Top $6.5 Billion: Study Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 2:53 AM ET

    The European Union could be losing more than 5 billion euros ($6.5 billion) a year from its budget due to fraud, according to a damning new report by the U.K.'s upper house of parliament.

  • Nestle Sales Growth Hit by Middle East Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:57 AM ET

    Sales growth at food group Nestle slowed to 4.3 percent in the first quarter, as demand in emerging markets slowed further and cold spring weather hit bottled water and ice-cream sales.

  • Europe On the Brink: CNBC's Exclusive Coverage  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:29 AM ET

    Watch a snapshot of CNBC's exclusive coverage of the meeting of European finance ministers in Dublin.

  • Cyprus Bailout in Danger as Opposition Grows Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.

  • Euro Way Too Strong: Pro  Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN believes the European currency is currently stronger than it needs to be. He thinks the only country benefiting from it is Germany.

  • Reinhart-Rogoff Error Sparks Austerity Smackdown Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff have admitted that they made a wrong calculation with their influential economic research paper in 2010.

  • Europe Closes Lower on Renewed China Fears Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    European shares closed lower on Wednesday on worries about slowing growth and rumors of a credit downgrade for Germany curbing investor sentiment.

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