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  • Luis de Guindos, Spain's finance minister, tells CNBC's Julia Chatterley that it is misleading to say that the reduction of the fiscal deficit is anti-growth.

  • Austerity Dosage Is Deadly: SDP's Steinbruck  Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    Peer Steinbruck, chancellor candidate for the Social Democrat Party, tells CNBC that there is excessive austerity in countries like Greece and Portugal.

  • How Sweden Became a Capitalist Model Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:22 AM ET

    As recently as the early 1990s, the idea that Sweden could be a model of anything except socialism gone awry would have been laughable. But economic reforms and market liberalization have lit a fire under the economy.

  • Swedish Fin Min: Some Progress on Banking Union  Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Anders Borg, the Swedish finance minister, tells CNBC what progress has been made so far on a European banking union.

  • Cyprus Offers Citizenship to Foreign Depositors Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Cyprus will relax requirements for citizenship, including for bank depositors who lost large amounts of money in the deal with the EU and IMF, the president said on Sunday.

  • Positive Outlook for European Equities  Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners thinks Europe offers more attractive opportunities compared to emerging markets and Asia.

  • Nearly 20% of UK Businesses Favor EU Exit Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 7:01 PM ET

    Nearly one-fifth of British businesses favor complete withdrawal from the European Union, a new survey has found.

  • French Gangster Escapes From Prison Using Explosives Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 12:28 PM ET
    Members of Eris, a regional intervention unit  of the French penitentiary administration are at work in front of a door opened with explosives by an inmate, Redoine Faid, who managed to escape after holding five wardens hostage.

    One of France's most notorious criminals escaped from prison using explosives to blast his way through five security doors.

  • Cyprus Finance Minister: We'll Do Everything It Takes Saturday, 13 Apr 2013 | 6:25 AM ET

    The new finance minister of Cyprus has told CNBC his country is in for a "rough ride" following the bailout agreement for his country.

  • Europe Stocks Close Down on US Data, Cyprus Fears Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Friday after the release of retail sales data in the U.S. which showed a fall in March consumer spending.

  • Recapitalize European Banks Now: Expert  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Dirk Schoenmaker, dean of the Duisenberg School of Finance, tells CNBC that European banks are weak and need to be recapitalized in order to kick-start the recovery.

  • European Markets Lower on US Data & Cyprus Fears  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on what moved Friday's markets. European shares extended losses after data in the U.S. showed a drop in March consumer spending.

  • European Market Closes Lower  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares extended their losses on Friday with the release of retail sales data in the U.S. which showed a fall in March consumer spending.

  • Why the Cyprus Crisis Is Far From Over  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:08 AM ET

    Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, tells CNBC that its difficult to assess the bailout costs for Cyprus and these costs could rise.

  • Ireland, Portugal Get 7-Year Bailout Loan Extension Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:03 AM ET
    EU Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

    European Union finance ministers agreed on Friday to extend the maturities of emergency loans extended to Ireland and Portugal by the European Union by seven years.

  • Cyprus Growth Uncertain: Olli Rehn  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Olli Rehn, vice president of the European Commission, explains why the Cyprus growth forecasts are being revised.

  • France to Probe Millionaire Politicians Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 10:07 AM ET
    French President Francois Hollande

    An inventory of French ministers' assets could set off a storm when it goes public on Monday, exposing a handful of millionaires in the Socialist government.

  • Silver Lining: Euro Zone Factory Output Grows Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 8:51 AM ET

    Output at euro zone factories rose greater than expected in the month of February on a jump in energy production, a sign of growing demand giving hope of a return to growth.

  • Global Markets: European Markets Pullback  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks slip lower ahead of the euro zone meeting.

  • Does Cyprus Need More Money?  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 6:06 AM ET

    Reports circulating in Europe say the president of Cyprus planned to ask the European Union for "extra assistance," but not an increase in bailout loans, says CNBC's Julia Chatterley.

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