Holly Ellyatt, CNBC

Up to 50% of Greek workforce strikes; tipping point nears


News agencies, public transport, and workplaces throughout Greece are on strike.

Russian government privatization reforms open up attractive investment opportunities


European equity surge worries analysts


Strip clubs, bars feel the pain of London banking cuts


Is Berlusconi getting a poll bounce from tax evaders?


UK homebuilders report increase in profits

The UK’s biggest homebuilders have defied the gloomy outlook for the economy by reporting sharp increases in profits.

Pound tumbles as UK heads for further quantitative easing


The pound fell below a key level against the dollar on Friday as worse-than-expected U.K. manufacturing data increased the likelihood of further quantitative easing (QE) by the Bank of England.

French economy stalls as budget deficit grows

France is the only euro country where the trade deficit has consistently continued to widen over the past three months.

The euro zone crisis is back — on multiple fronts


European finance ministers will be meeting in Dublin today to examine the results of the euro zone’s current fiscal policies.

Europe’s austerity era could be coming to an end

Recent EU concessions could be a sign of changing times as Europe’s austerity measures grow more lenient.