Thursday, August 13, 2015
Britain's government urged shops at airports to lower the prices of tax-free items Wednesday as a campaign for passengers to refuse to show their boarding cards over the issue gathered pace.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
British farmers declared a "crisis" on Monday after days of protests over falling prices that saw milk removed from shop shelves and cows walked up supermarkets aisles.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
A heat wave in Poland, with temperatures that have reached 38 Celsius, is forcing the national supplier to cut electricity to factories and other large power consumers for several hours on Monday to take pressure off the power grid.
Russian gas giant Gazprom said Monday its net profit surged 71 percent in the first quarter as a weak ruble compensated for declining sales and lower energy prices.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Oleksandr Verzhykhovskiy slips a crisp stalk of wheat through his fingers and surveys the sun-drenched fields that once made war-torn Ukraine the "breadbasket of Europe" -- and now embody its economic hopes.
With reputations tarnished by the financial crisis and a string of scandals, the UK's top banks are trying to adapt and move ahead by embracing mobile technology.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Russian officials on Thursday steamrolled tonnes of cheese, fruit and vegetables, defying public outrage to begin a controversial drive to destroy Western food smuggled into the crisis-hit country.
Millions of Londoners were forced to walk, cycle or take packed buses to and from work Thursday as London Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night
Friday, August 7, 2015
Kyrgyzstan became Thursday the fifth member of a Moscow-backed economic bloc of former Soviet countries, a move firmly linking the Central Asian state to Russia at the risk of disrupting trade with China.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Stricter catch quotas proposed to protect decreasing Atlantic fish populations have the fishing industry in Portugal irate as the restrictions would apply to sardines, virtually the national dish.