Friday, September 12, 2014
Ana Patricia Botin on Wednesday was named the new chairman of Spanish bank Santander, replacing her father who died suddenly of a heart attack after nearly 30 years at its helm.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Queen Elizabeth will not enter the debate on next week's Scottish independence referendum, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday, as polls showed the campaign on a knife edge.
France and Britain secured top positions on Wednesday in incoming European Commission President Jean Claude-Juncker's new team, which must tackle a stagnant economy, rising euroskepticism and the Ukraine crisis on its borders.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pledged Wednesday to give separatist regions in eastern Ukraine more autonomy but said he would not allow the country to be ripped apart.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
A Malaysian passenger jet which blew up over rebel-held east Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board was hit by numerous “high-energy objects,” according to a report Tuesday which could back up claims it was downed by a missile.
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday announced a last-minute trip to Scotland to campaign against independence as supporters of the United Kingdom rallied to counter a surge in separatist support ahead of next week's referendum.
The European Union on Monday shied away from slapping new economic sanctions on Russia right away over its actions in eastern Ukraine.
Italian soprano Magda Olivero, one of the most prominent interpreters of the Italian verismo operatic tradition whose career spanned 50 years, has died at 104.
A set of homoerotic Finnish stamps featuring images by gay icon and artist Tom of Finland that went on sale Monday are a worldwide success, Finland's postal service company said.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Supporters of the United Kingdom began planning its comeback on Monday to stop Scotland voting for independence in next week's referendum after an opinion poll put the separatists ahead for the first time.