Thursday, May 15, 2014
A 100-carat yellow diamond sold for 14.5 million Swiss francs (US$16.3 million,11.9 million euros) at auction in Geneva on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A European court, in an important test of the “right to be forgotten,” ruled Tuesday that Google must amend some of its search results at the request of ordinary people when they show links to outdated, irrelevant information.
Monday, May 12, 2014
“The sun could be yours,” the Spanish government promised in 2007, encouraging citizens to invest in solar power. Many who did now wish they could give it back.
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Standard & Poor's upgraded the outlook for Portugal's creditworthiness on Friday, citing the bailed-out nation's unexpectedly strong economic and deficit-cutting performance.
Germany's trade surplus shrank in March from the February level after exports again fell, data showed Friday.
Industrial output across Britain surprisingly eased in March after a solid gain seen the previous month, official data showed on Friday.
Friday, May 9, 2014
Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in east Ukraine vowed Thursday to press on with disputed independence referendums, defying a call from President Vladimir Putin to postpone the vote in a bid to ease tensions.
ropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi says Europe's economic rebound is still on track and worrisome low inflation should eventually rise.
German industrial production eased in March, but not enough to derail recovery in Europe's biggest economy, data showed on Thursday.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
A group of 11 European Union nations will reach an agreement soon on introducing a financial transaction tax, Germany's finance minister said Monday.