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The Bank of England kept borrowing costs on hold on Thursday, but the tides could be shifting towards further monetary easing.
The U.K. government's forecasting unit has slashed its oil income expectations for the next five years, predicting negative sector tax revenues.
GlaxoSmithKline said its CEO Andrew Witty would retire in 12 months, prompting Britain's biggest drugmaker to start a formal search for his successor.
A copy of "Grimm's Fairy Tales," owned by Anne Frank and her older sister is to be auctioned in May.
The trend of releasing white doves at weddings and funerals in the U.K. could lead to shifts in the country's ecosystem, according to a report.
Uncertainty over the wider economic outlook could affect the semiconductor industry, the chief financial officer of STMicroelectronics told CNBC.
Russian bank VTB made 12.6 billion roubles ($182 million) of net profit in the fourth quarter, it said on Thursday, better than analysts had forecast.
The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) militant group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital Ankara that killed 37 people.
Norway's central bank on Thursday cut its key interest rate to an all-time low of 0.5 percent from 0.75 percent and raised the specter of negative interest rates.
Some countries are unhappy with draft proposals on the table aimed at stemming the flow of migrants into the EU.
The European Union warned on Wednesday that a deal with Turkey to curb mass migration to Europe hinges on Ankara acting to support peace talks in Cyprus.
The Switzerland-based commodities producer and trader hopes to fetch as much as $1.1 billion for its GRail business.
German cities will see housing prices spike over the next 15 years as a growing refugee influx helps raise demand for urban housing.
Sweet-toothed doughnut fans might just have a new purpose in life this Easter with another tantalizing treat hitting the streets of London.
Economists have warned about bubbles in several key property markets, but it appears investors are now expecting just one to burst in the near future.
French anti-terrorism police arrested four Islamist radicals on suspicion they were planning an imminent attack in central Paris, TF1 television said.
U.K's fiscal watchdog has slashed growth and productivity forecasts for the country as the outlook for the world economy now appears to be "materially weaker".
France's "big five" banks make a third of their international profits in tax havens, according to an Oxfam report
The gunman shot dead in Brussels following a raid linked to investigations into the Paris attacks was 35-year-old Algerian Mohamed Belkaid.
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