Monday, October 6, 2014
Perched on top of a hill overlooking the Irish city of Cork, surrounded by a dated industrial estate, Apple's European headquarters is an unlikely base for the world tech giant — now under growing scrutiny over its local tax arrangements.
A much-anticipated facelift of the Eiffel Tower will be unveiled Monday with a new glass floor to dizzy the millions of tourists who flock to Paris's best-known landmark every year.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
Once seen as the promised land for major car sales, emerging markets such as Russia and Brazil have hit the skids in recent months, analysts said as the Paris motor show opened Thursday.
Friday, October 3, 2014
European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi underlined the bank's willingness to ramp up its stimulus efforts with large-scale bond purchases if needed — but otherwise offered no new economic help at the bank's meeting Thursday.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Crisis-hit France admitted it would suffer from slow growth and high budget deficits for the next three years at least, as it unveiled a gloomy annual budget on Wednesday.
Spain's public debt ratio will top the symbolic level of 100 percent of national output next year before it starts dropping in 2017, the government's 2015 budget proposal showed Tuesday.
Britain's economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter to become 2.7 percent larger than its peak before the 2008 financial crisis, revised official data showed Tuesday.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped further toward zero in September, piling pressure on the European Central Bank (ECB) to pull the trigger on its biggest stimulus weapon — a large-scale program to create new money.
Monday, September 29, 2014
The European Central Bank will this week unveil details of its plans to inject cash into the moribund eurozone economy, even as analysts express doubt about the effectiveness of the measures.
Ireland is mounting a spirited fightback from economic collapse but as recovery takes hold, a housing shortage has sparked talk of another dangerous property bubble.