Monday, November 18, 2013
Czech gold deposits are whetting the appetites of foreign prospectors hoping to see the new government lift a mining moratorium in the aftermath of snap elections.
Plans to dot France with wind farms are facing fierce opposition from critics worried they will blight a landscape that has helped make the country the world's top tourist destination.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The eurozone economy all but stagnated in the third quarter with France's recovery fizzling out and slower expansion in Germany.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
A spectacular and rare orange diamond, the largest known gem of its kind, was on Tuesday auctioned for a record US$35.54 million in Geneva.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
European Union institutions have reached agreement on the 2014 budget after tough overnight negotiations, the bloc said in a statement on Tuesday.
The rate of inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, slowed to its lowest level in more than three years last month on falling oil prices, official data showed on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The French government said Sunday it would borrow 4.5 billion euros by the end of 2013 to settle debts left by the collapse of the Credit Lyonnais bank two decades ago.
British businesses are reluctant to ramp up hiring quickly even as their confidence levels hit record highs, a survey showed on Monday, bolstering the Bank of England's (BoE) argument that unemployment is to fall only slowly.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Russia's failure to significantly change its energy-dependent economic model under President Vladimir Putin is consigning the country to potentially decades of low growth and eroding its status as a top emerging economy.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
The Standard and Poor's agency on Friday downgraded France's credit rating by one notch to “AA,” with outlook stable, dealing a further blow to President Francois Hollande's embattled Socialist government.