Manufacturing will grow faster than the overall UK economy next year but much-needed business from overseas markets is looking shakier, according to an industry report published on Monday.
Unilever's first profit warning in years is more a wake-up call for investors than a cause for strategic soul-searching in the boardroom.
New Landsbanki, the state-owned Icelandic bank forged in the midst of the 2008 Icesave scandal, has asked for more time to repay a £1.5bn bond that is threatening to destabilise Iceland's recovering economy.
Slumping car sales across the EU in August have underlined the fragility of the eurozone economy, with the cumulative figures for the year to date at a record low.
The head of the European Central Bank has ruled out handing Greece a debt relief lifeline, hours after the head of the eurozone finance ministers admitted that Athens will need additional aid next year.
September is a dangerous month.
Youth unemployment in Spain has reached a new high of 56.1%, a quarter of the 3.5 million under-25s jobless across the eurozone, according to the latest Eurostat figures.
The European commission is to unveil controversial draft legislation on a European resolution authority charged with deciding the fate of troubled eurozone banks.
Britain will grow faster this year than previously expected according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in the first major upgrade of the UK's economic outlook for almost three years.
Angela Merkel has expressed "contempt" for the disgraced Anglo Irish Bank executives caught on tape mocking Germany's involvement in the institution's €30bn (£25.7bn) bailout.
European leaders reached an agreement with Cyprus early on Monday morning that closes down the island's second-biggest bank and inflicts huge losses on wealthy savers.
Cyprus has become the fifth eurozone nation to seek help from international lenders, but the rescue package includes a hugely unpopular levy on savers at Cypriot banks – and as yet it remains unclear whether the country's MPs will accept it.
The age of austerity caught up with the European Union on Friday when a gruelling nonstop 26-hour negotiation resulted in agreement to slash the new seven-year EU budget by 3.3%, or €32bn, the first reduced budget in the union's history.