More spending cuts could tip Greece over the edge and out of the euro zone, economist and business analyst Vicky Pryce told CNBC on Tuesday.
Italy's forthcoming 2014 budget could spark further political and economic turmoil for the country, analysts warned.
U.K. billionaire Richard Branson mounted a swift online defence of his decision to move to his private Caribbean island retreat.
As Hollywood stars hit the red carpet in London for the capital's annual film festival, one British filmmaker told CNBC the film industry was undergoing a transformation that will allow it to survive.
The central bank of Brazil faces a tough task getting its economy back on an even keel, experts told CNBC.
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CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
As Jessye Norman tells CNBC that she once considered running for Congress, CNBC looks at some celebrities who've dabbled in politics.