The global economy is divided at the moment into the good, the bad and the ugly. Two of the most populous nations can claim to be good.
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The government has rebutted accusations that a vast free trade deal being negotiated between the EU and the US will act as a cover to privatise the NHS while also watering down food standards and banking regulations.
François Hollande leading the French government to political meltdown last week was two years in the making.
David Cameron has been told in private by Tory Eurosceptics that the Conservative party will split in half after the general election if he fails to renegotiate Britain's EU membership terms to a Common Market-style trade-only deal.
Fears that the eurozone could tip into outright deflation have been fanned as the inflation rate in the currency bloc hit a new five-year low of 0.3%.
Former Conservative MP for Clacton Douglas Carswell may realise UKIP will bow to electoral realities in 2015, and hence lose its all-important radicalism.
Licking ice-creams in the late August sun as the waves lapped in, locals and day-trippers at Clacton-on-Sea's historic seafront were blissfully indifferent on Thursday to the political and media frenzy surrounding the defection to Ukip of the constituency's Tory MP, Douglas Carswell.
Which? tells consumers to buy now as Best Buy cleaners fall foul of EU energy label that prohibits motors above 1,600w
Britain's economy powered on in the second quarter, recording its strongest growth since before the financial crisis, but economists warned the pressure was on UK consumers and businesses to sustain the recovery amid the threat of a triple-dip recession in the eurozone.
Want to understand what's happening in the eurozone? Then think back a couple of years to the early years of the UK's coalition government.
The decision by the euro zone to force bank depositors in Cyprus to contribute towards a bailout, a first in the euro zone debt crisis, could hurt other peripheral nations, the euro and the global stock market rally, analysts warned.
RBS reached a settlement with the European Commission, in relation to competition law breaches concerning certain interest rate derivatives referenced to the London Interbank Offered Rate based on Japanese Yen (Yen LIBOR) and the Euro Interbank Offered Rate ('EURIBOR').
The right man won the EU presidency but Cameron's failure has shoved Britain towards EU exit.
With party conferences approaching, and manifestos just around the corner, I have a look at one of Britain’s growing political forces: the Green party.
A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won a 100,000 euro ($140,000) cash prize for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after its potential exit from the European Union.
The European Commission has opened two antitrust investigations concerning the Credit Default Swaps market. CDS are financial instruments meant to protect investors in the event a company or State they have invested in default on their payments. They are also used as speculative tools.
The perennial debate concerning Britain and the European Union is not quite reaching its denouement, but this Friday's long awaited speech from Prime Minister David Cameron on desired future relations between the two parties is certainly concentrating the issue.
Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua reports on Thursday's 'Top Headlines'.
EU antitrust regulators are set to fine six global banks including Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC for suspected rigging of benchmark euro zone interest rates, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
A day after Cyprus struck an 11th hour bailout deal with international creditors, economists warned of the devastating impact it would have on the Cypriot economy as ordinary Cypriots attempted to come to terms with a new reality.
A new report puts an independent Scotland higher up the human development index table than the rest of the UK.
Severing ties with the ECHR will only serve to remove the political independence of our rights framework and open the system to abuse and political tactics
In Edinburgh, Gordon Brown, David Steel, Sir Paul Nurse and other notable academics made the case for Scotland staying within the UK.