Saturday, September 13, 2014
France's annual inflation rate slowed in August, official statistics showed on Thursday, adding to concerns about the weak outlook for the eurozone's second-largest economy.
Friday, September 12, 2014
San Francisco-based Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin wallet to Europe with an aim of enticing more people there to use the digital currency.
Graham Joyce, one of Britain's best known fantasy writers, has died from complications of lymphoma cancer, an illness he had blogged about extensively. He was 59.
The wall of fame of Manchester United managers still informs Old Trafford visitors that a “new chapter has begun” under David Moyes. In reality, it was a short, painful chapter in United history that will cost around US$90 million, the club disclosed on Wednesday.
Russian gas giant Gazprom on Thursday posted a 41-percent year-on-year plunge in net profit in the first quarter of 2014 partly due to Ukraine's gas debt, the company said.
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.