BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.» Read More
Russia's Channel One ran a package last week claiming that the crash of MH17 was orchestrated by the United States.
Growing pressure will soon force Russian President Vladimir Putin to assist the MH17 probe, says Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador to Russia.
Top designer Christophe Lemaire is leaving Hermes in the fall to focus on developing his eponymous fashion label, the French luxury group said.
Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi and one of the world's richest people, has died in the western German city of Essen.
House prices in the U.K. fell for the first time this year in July, but 2014 still remains the "year to move", according to Rightmove.
The euro has remained stubbornly strong amid a slew of obstacles, and some analysts said the European Central Bank has kept it higher.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to ratchet up sanctions against Russia.
A new report by U.K. lawmakers has found that a currency union is neither "feasible nor desirable" for Scotland or the country it leaves behind.
Britain published new rules for private pensions on Monday which give retirees greater freedom to spend their savings as they like.
Tesco said its CEO Philip Clarke would quit, to be replaced by Unilever executive Dave Lewis, after it issued a profit warning.
The U.K. is set to be the fastest growing economy among the world's seven leading industrialized nations this year, according to a leading economic think tank.
Electrical goods producer Philips reported a drop in second-quarter earnings but expects to see an improvement in the second half of the year.
With global markets shrugging off geopolitical tensions following the downing of MH17, analysts are warning that investors are becoming complacent.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called evidence of Russian complicity in MH17 as horror deepened over victims' remains.
As militants continued to keep international monitors away from wreckage Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin urged pro-Moscow rebels to cooperate.
Portugal's Espirito Santo International, holding company of Banco Espirito Santo, said it has filed for creditor protection.
The West could hit Russia with even tougher sanctions if the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was shot down by separatist rebels.
Stocks markets in Russia slumped further on Friday morning as investors shunned riskier assets on the news of the jetliner crashing in eastern Ukraine.
Microsoft has joined Google and launched its own version of the “right to be forgotten” request form for its serach engine bing.
Markets might be too optimistic on the euro zone's prospects, according to the Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund,
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European shares opened higher on Tuesday, after a fairly directionless start to the trading week, with investors reacting to fresh sanctions against Russia and looking ahead to the Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision on Wednesday.
Edmund Salvesen, banks analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says investors in European banks need to weigh up the risks of an "endless bag" of litigation costs.
Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS, says the company will have to "respect" any sanctions imposed on Russia but the Swiss bank is "committed" to the country's clients.