U.K. retail sales fell more than expected in September when compared with the previous month as unseasonably warm weather hit clothing and shoe sales.» Read More
Frank Gill, senior director of European sovereign ratings at Standard & Poor, tells CNBC why peripheral economies' route to better competitiveness could be through increasing exports.
Angela Merkel told Spain's Mariano Rajoy she had full confidence in his government's ability to push through reforms, brushing aside a growing corruption scandal.
Erik Nielsen, Global Chief Economist at UniCredit, tells CNBC that the corruption allegations engulfing the Spanish government won't have much of an effect on the markets.
Criminal organizations have infiltrated the highest levels of soccer, threatening the integrity of the sport, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Spanish and Italian stocks led markets lower Monday as investors started fretting about the political situation in both countries, with some indexes suffering one of their worst days in months.
Risks to Spain's economy and financial sector remain elevated as it undergoes a difficult process of fiscal and external adjustment, the IMF reported Monday.
Commerzbank, Germany's No. 2 bank, posted a larger-than-expected quarterly loss after a cut in its medium-term profit forecasts had a damaging effect on its tax accounting.
British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.
A French-owned Luxembourg-flagged tanker with 17 crew members that went missing off Ivory Coast over the weekend is believed to have been hijacked by Nigerian pirates, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.
Euro zone factory prices fell for the second month in a row in December, mirroring the trend in consumer inflation and leaving room for a possible European Central Bank interest rate cut to revive the weak economy.
The fight for control of London-listed Bumi heated up on Monday, with the company's Chairman Samin Tan and co-founder Nat Rothschild taking to the airwaves ahead of a key extra-ordinary general meeting (EGM) due on Feb 21.
U.K. Chancellor George Osborne said on Monday that banks in Britain will have to separate retail banking from riskier investment banking activities.
Steve Sedgwick takes you through the European market open, where stocks are edging higher.
UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti warned on Tuesday that risk appetite remained low among clients after reporting weak client inflows.
Daniel Harden, Senior Commercial Dealer at Global Reach Partners says the euro zone looks healthier as banks have stopped borrowing emergency funds and have started paying back their loans.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments discusses his calls in the European market.
Mikio Kumada, Executive Director & Global Strategist at LGT Capital Partners tells CNBC's Cash Flow which global markets he thinks are hot right now.
British banks that fail to guard their day-to-day banking from risky investment activities will face being dismantled, finance minister George Osborne is set to say later on Monday.
Kingsley Jones, Founder and CIO, Jevons Global says countries with high levels of sovereign debt is an ongoing story. He says Argentina may not be the only country trying to find ways to lessen its debt burden.
Italy's former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi announced his "last great electoral and political battle" on Sunday.
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Andrew Wilson, CEO of Goldman Sachs Asset Management International, says that "calm" has returned to asset markets and adds that central bank policy will continue to be easy.
Annika Falkengren, CEO of SEB, says there is an "exceptional economic climate" in Europe and calls for caution.
Matthew Kupfer, reporter at CBC News, says Canadians are trying to process the events of the shooting in Ottawa.