Defying Ukrainian protests and Western sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty in Moscow on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia.
U.K. prime minister, David Cameron, says should it go forward, the Crimean referendum would be viewed as illegal and that there would be consequences for Russia if it continued to intervene.
Germany and the U.K. have a lot of "common ground" and goals for the E.U. says German chancellor, Angela Merkel adding that to reach these goals, some countries will have to do their "homework."
U.K. prime minister, David Cameron highlights the strong trading relationship with Germany and says that the European Union faces an "existential economic challenge."
Rebekah Brooks denied having a six-year affair with fellow editor Andy Coulson but said they did have periods of physical intimacy.
The jury trying Rebekah Brooks over phone-hacking charges should not hold her role as a former Rupert Murdoch editor against her, her lawyer said.
Xavier Rolet, CEO of the London Stock Exchange, says he will be joining U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on a trade trip to China and sees an opportunity to 'sell Britain' to Chinese businesses.
Dubai flag carrier Emirates will buy more Airbus A380 superjumbos, the airline's chairman said at the opening of the Dubai Airshow.
"It's clear that our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee, al-Qaeda is lapping it up,'' says the chief of Britain's MI6.
Anti-corruption groups are praising a new initiative by Britain to unmask the owners of shell companies, and they are calling on other countries to follow suit.
President Barack Obama has been bumped off the top spot of Forbes' ranking of the world's most powerful people.
Britain is set to become the first non-Muslim country to issue an Islamic bond, under plans unveiled by Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.
Politicians like Chancellor George Osborne are off to China to try and drum up business. Will it work?
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron took to social media to defend his country on Friday, after reports that Russia had mocked Britain as a small island of no significance.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne unveiled his plans for another round of government spending cuts on Wednesday as he tried to keep his deficit reduction drive on track despite stiff opposition to his policies.
Steve Sedgwick reports from the G8 summit on a potential bilateral trade deal between Europe and the United States.
President Barack Obama called the targeting of conservative groups by U.S. tax officials "outrageous" and said that any Internal Revenue Service employees involved would be held accountable.
Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP), tells CNBC's Steve Sedgwick that David Cameron needs to have a proper, sincere negotiation about getting powers back from the EU.
Britain's ruling Conservatives will unveil a draft bill on Tuesday that could make Prime Minister David Cameron's promise of a referendum on Britain's European Union membership legally binding.