British retailer Marks & Spencer declared it would stop playing background music in its shops on Wednesday in a move hailed as a victory by anti-noise campaigners.
The world's longest tunnel officially opened on Wednesday, with the trailblazing rail passage under the Swiss Alps aiming to ease transit through the heart of Europe.
Top officials in Brussels and Berlin oppose a Chinese takeover bid of German industrial robotics supplier Kuka, a newspaper reported Monday.
Consumer prices across the 19-country eurozone fell in May for the third month in the last four, official figures showed Tuesday, a development that's unlikely to alter expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from announcing more stimulus measures this week.
FRANKFURT - Inflation in Germany was back in positive territory in May, as rising prices for rents and services outweighed falling energy prices, a preliminary estimate showed on Monday.
Already suffering from the impact of last year's jihadist attacks, tourism in Paris faces a fresh challenge from the recent wave of violent strikes and protests, tourism bosses warned on Monday.
With sunny days getting longer and lazier, sparkling beaches warming up and terrorism fears driving customers away from other Mediterranean destinations, Spain and Portugal are reaping an economic bonanza from tourism.
The mainland China authorities have launched a renminbi-denominated sovereign bond in London, the first of its kind outside of the world's second biggest economy, Britain's Treasury said on Thursday.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin warned Wednesday that Russia will have to find "new sources of growth" to pull itself out of a lingering economic crisis.
What exactly do we agree to when we download a smartphone app? To prove the "absurdity" of lengthy terms and conditions, some Norwegians are reading those of 33 apps, from Tinder to iTunes, in a live two-day readathon.