Catherine Boyle reports regularly on CNBC's Capital Connection, Squawk Box, Worldwide Exchange and Closing Bell Europe, and writes for CNBC.com, focusing on the London market. She has covered stories like Pfizer's attempted takeover of AstraZeneca and the News Corp phone hacking trial. Catherine joined CNBC in 2011 after spending most of her career at The Times (of London), where she worked as a business correspondent and edited the City Diary. Her work has also been published in The Guardian, City AM and The Business. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and City University. Follow her on Twitter: @cboylecnbc
Ukrainian soldiers may have laid down their weapons – but Western leaders do not appear to hold out much hope for a permanent end to hostilities.
Companies in the peripheral euro zone countries which caused the near-disaster of the euro zone debt crisis are borrowing big again.
The situation in Ukraine looks ever further from the peaceful, or at least contained, solution Western leaders were hoping for.
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