German business morale rose far more than expected in May, suggesting Europe's largest economy is picking up steam after posting anaemic growth in the first quarter.» Read More
Europe could face a decade of stagnation unless it makes big reforms and should heed the lessons of Japan, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he highlighted Japan's bold moves to bolster growth.
Austerity opera "El crepusculo del ladrillo," premiered on Sunday in la Tabacalera, a rundown tobacco factory in downtown Madrid, to rapturous applause.
EU regulators confirmed on Tuesday that they will cap bonuses of bankers earning more than 500,000 euros a year and added other conditions to make the pay ceiling harder to smash.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the top business stories from Europe, as investors worry the U.S. Federal Reserve may taper its bond purchase program.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, at a talk in Germany, defends the Fed's massive asset purchase program and recommends that the ECB adopt a similar stimulus policy.
Germany, the euro zone's largest economy, is on track for a recovery thanks to a pick-up in demand for its products from abroad, the Bundesbank said on Tuesday.
Stephen King, author of When the Money Runs Out argues that the things we expect for tomorrow, like pensions, may be larger than tomorrow's resources.
Falling corporation tax has been a key driver of profitability over the last two decades, increasing pressure on CEOs to reduce their company's tax bill, Markit's Will Duff-Gordon told CNBC on Tuesday.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower on Fed fears.
British consumer price inflation fell last month for the first time since September, giving incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney more leeway to support the economy should the recovery weaken. q
Two economists have decided to put their money where their mouth is, betting on whether inflation will rise once the U.K. economy recovers.
After last summer's Olympics fiasco and a warning that 2013 would yield lower-than-expected profits, security firm G4S announced on Tuesday that chief executive Nick Buckles would step down at the end of May.
The latest report from Europe's main statistics agency suggests that the European financial crisis has had an impact on birth rates across the continent since 2008.
Emeka Obiodu, principal industry, communication and broadcast analyst at Ovum, talks about Vodafone's earning, its European challenges and why emerging markets can no longer offset struggling Europe.
Paul Kavanagh, partner and senior market at Killik & Co, tells CNBC that Vodafone¿s business has been hit by its focus on Southern Europe.
European shares opened lower on Tuesday as investors in the U.K. await the latest inflation data.
Michael Van Dulken, head of research at Accendo Markets, discusses G4S following the announcement that its CEO is retiring and says the change of leadership could lead to restructuring.
Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.
Peter Chatwell, interest rate startegist at Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, explains why he expects bond yields to remain lower in Europe than in the U.S.
China and Brazil face opposite problems and should take tips from each other, according to Capital Economics.
News that the Swedish capital of Stockholm has been hit by three nights of rioting has come as a surprise.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move to lighten their tax burden.
Harry Tchilinguirian, head of commodities market strategy at BNP Paribas, tells CNBC that continued QE by the US Fed, a pickup in the Chinese economy and a continued squeeze on Iranian production will drive oil up.
Louisa Bojesen takes you through the European market close, where stocks have come in lower.
Carlos Caicedo, head of Latin America at Exclusive Analysis, tells CNBC that Brazil has already had one trillion of investment in preparation for the World Cup and Olympics.