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  • European Stocks to Watch Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 9:49 AM ET

    Here some of Tuesday's big movers on European stock markets:Whitbread, Storebrand, Iberia, ABN Amro, Barclays, Friends Provident, Technical Olympic and Deutsche Post.

  • Celebrating the Grand Alliance Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 7:15 AM ET

    We are on the verge of marking the 50th anniversary of the European Union -- taking as its birth the Treaty of Rome -- and politicians will spend this weekend in Berlin toasting the treaty.

  • U.K. Media Regulator to Investigate Pay TV Market Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 4:44 AM ET

    Britain's media regulator Ofcom said on Tuesday it would investigate the pay TV industry, dominated by BSKyB, and decide whether the market should be referred for scrutiny by competition regulators.

  • Nokia Wants End to Qualcomm Patents Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 1:37 PM ET

    Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, said Monday that it filed complaints against wireless technology company Qualcomm in Germany and the Netherlands.

  • European Stocks to Watch Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 8:03 AM ET

    Here some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets: TUI, ABN Amro, Capitalia, AstraZeneca and Alcatel-Lucent.

  • Barclays to Confirm ABN Merger Talks: Papers Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 1:03 AM ET

    Britain's Barclays is expected to confirm on Monday it is in preliminary merger talks with ABN AMRO Holding, British newspapers reported.

  • Altria Reportedly Monitoring Imperial Bid for Altadis Sunday, 18 Mar 2007 | 10:23 AM ET

    Britain's Imperial Tobacco will continue to push for a deal to acquire Franco-Spanish tobacco company Altadis, which rejected an offer of 45 euros ($59) a share.

  • The Wall Street Journal  said a second group of investors comprising Bain Capital, Apollo Management and Vornado Realty Trust may be interested in the U.K. grocer.

  • U.S. drug maker Bristol-Myers Squibb is moving assets of up to $25 billion from an Irish holding company, it said on Friday, fanning worries in Ireland that it is growing less competitive.

  • Norway Central Bank Hikes Interest Rates Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 11:33 AM ET

    The central Bank of Norway will increase interest rates by a quarter of a percentage point for the sixth time since May in a bid to cool off Norway's oil-fired economy, the bank said Thursday.

  • European Stocks to Watch Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 10:34 AM ET

    Here some of Thurday's big movers on European stock markets: Altadis, Imperial Tobacco, Pirelli, Cap Gemini, Swedish Match, Omega Pharma and AstraZeneca.

  • Imperial Confirms $15.2 Billion Cash Bid for Altadis Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 6:51 AM ET

    Britain's Imperial Tobacco on Thursday confirmed it had made a bid approach to Altadis at 45 euros a share in cash valuing the Spanish firm at 11.5 billion euros ($15.2 billion).

  • Time Warner's AOL Withdraws TradeDoubler Bid Thursday, 15 Mar 2007 | 3:29 AM ET

    AOL Wednesday withdrew an estimated $900 million cash offer for Swedish online marketerTradeDoubler after failing to gain the approval of 90% of shareholders.

  • European Stocks to Watch Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 12:36 PM ET

    Here some of Wednesday's big movers on European stock markets: Kingfisher, Carrefour, J. Sainsbury, HBOS, RBS, Deutsche Bank, SEB, Skanska and Holcim.

  • European Stocks to Watch Tuesday, 13 Mar 2007 | 11:23 AM ET

    Here some of Tuesday's big movers on European stock markets: Cadbury Schweppes, Altana, Altadis, Alliance Boots, SABMiller, Lagardere and Swisscom.

  • Schering-Plough Buys Akzo's Organon for $14.5 Billion Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 10:59 AM ET

    Akzo Nobel said on Monday it was selling its drugs unit Organon BioSciences to Schering-Plough for 11 billion euros ($14.5 billion), dropping plans to float it in a public share offer.

  • Today's Agenda in the Markets Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 9:09 AM ET

    Stocks were set to start the week lower after concerns about sub-prime mortgage lending dented enthusiasm for a very busy Merger Monday.

  • Reasons to be Cheerful Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 7:39 AM ET

    The CEO of Akzo Nobel may be feeling like a lottery winner this morning after making a deal with Schering-Plough.

  • SCA to Buy P&G European Tissue Unit Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 5:13 AM ET

    Swedish hygiene and paper product maker SCA said on Monday it had signed a deal to buy all of Procter & Gamble's  European tissue operations for 512 million euros ($672 million) in cash.

  • European Stocks to Watch Friday, 9 Mar 2007 | 10:49 AM ET

    Here some of Wednesday's big movers on European stock markets: Alliance Boots, WM Morrison, Sainsbury, Tesco, Volkswagen, EADS, Xstrata and Deutsche Postbank.