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With Switzerland edging toward an important referendum on its gold holdings, high-profile critics and advocates have added their voices to the argument.
French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron has placed the blame for the sustained weakness in his country's economy with previous administrations.
Britain's membership of the EU is contingent upon it being allowed to stop migrants tapping into its welfare system, Prime Minister David Cameron will warn Friday.
An experimental Ebola vaccine made by GlaxoSmithKline caused no serious side effects, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Credit Suisse has reached a confidential settlement with Assured Guaranty.
Euronext said on Thursday its cash and derivatives market indices were not trading due to a technical incident, and that the opening was delayed until further notice.
European lawmakers approved separating Google's search engine from its other commercial activities on Thursday.
Europe's recovery faces three risks – unemployment and a lack of productivity and structural reforms, according to the European Central Bank's President, Mario Draghi.
Bond yields across Europe continued to slide Thursday as weak inflation data boosted hopes of a full-blown sovereign bond-buying program.
Heavily indebted Spanish construction company FCC has announced a refinancing deal with company owned by Carlos Slim.
Vincent Tchenguiz has filed a $3.5 billion lawsuit against accountancy firm Grant Thornton, Icelandic bank Kaupthing and three individuals.
French and German economists proposed a package of reforms and investment initiatives to revive growth in their economies.
The UK's political parties struck a deal to grant Scotland greater autonomy to satisfy disappointed separatists who lost the independence vote.
The European Commission President easily survived a confidence vote in the European Parliament brought over revelations that Luxembourg attracted multinationals with super low tax rates.
Greek labour unions staged a 24-hour strike on Thursday that cancelled hundreds of flights, shut public offices and severely disrupted transport.
France's 35-hour work week could be under threat as politicians battle over how to make the economy more competitive, the NYT reports.
Several market-watchers have placed bets on whether Mario Draghi, president of the ECB, will announce more stimulus next week and push stocks higher.
Hundreds of watches containing Napoléon Bonaparte's DNA are being sold by Swiss luxury company De Witt.
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A law has been drafted that will make Germany's top companies give women 30 percent of seats on non-executive boards.
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Russian billionaire, Alisher Usmanov, talks about his love of fencing and how it helped him in the investment and business world.
If Switzerland votes "yes" in the Swiss gold referendum, this could compromise the central bank's credibility and its ability to maintain its currency cap, says Nitesh Shah, gold analyst at ETF Securities.
Tony Hicks, chief international officer at LeapFrog, says toy sales escalate in November and December.