Helicopters dropping money in the streets: it's a vivid metaphor for a drastic form of central bank stimulus that is gaining attention as a possible way to help the global economy out of its malaise.
Staff at The Independent sent their final edition to the printing presses on Friday before the 30-year-old British newspaper becomes available only in digital format.
France put tighter reins on its public sector deficit last year than expected on the back of slightly better growth, data showed Friday, as the country struggles to meet eurozone rules.
The websites of several French media outlets joined together Monday requesting or requiring readers to disable ad blocking software to gain access to news content.
Leaving the European Union could cause a "serious shock" to the United Kingdom's economy, with the risk of losing almost 1 million jobs, according to a CBI business group study released Sunday.
The Czech glass-making industry, with a history dating to the 12th century, is embracing new technologies and marketing strategies to help it rebound from the recent years' global economic downturn.
This year was supposed to be a good one for Spanish builders but the lack of a government three months after an inconclusive general election has put the brakes on economic activity.
The European Central Bank's plan to buy corporate bonds to help the eurozone economy is boosting the private-sector debt market which promptly responded with a new record-sized company bond.
The president of Germany's Bundesbank on Saturday criticized the latest package of stimulus measures by the ECB including slashing rates still further, warning against "reckless" moves and unintended fallout.
French lawmakers have voted to slash a surtax on imported palm oil -- dubbed the Nutella tax because the commodity is used in the popular chocolate spread -- after protests from top growers Indonesia and Malaysia.