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Former England soccer star Michael Owen is invested in celebrity cryptocurrencies
Former England international player Michael Owen is moving into the world of cryptocurrency.
Facebook's auditors visited Cambridge Analytica’s offices but were told to stand down by UK authorities
Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham said Monday the ICO would apply to the court system to pursue a warrant to access Cambridge Analytica’s servers.
French ex-president Sarkozy reportedly in custody in campaign funding probe
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody on Tuesday morning, where he was to be questioned as part of an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said.
German prosecutors reportedly launch new enquiry into VW over market manipulation
German prosecutors said on Tuesday they had searched Volkswagen's headquarters as part of a new investigation.
Why Russia is unlikely to face severe punishment over UK nerve agent attack
Divided interests among EU states will likely impede a uniform response toward Russia over the nerve attack on Sergei Skripal in the UK.
Russia will target European elections in 2019, former NATO boss says
Anders Fogh Rasmussen wants the EU and the U.S. to issue fresh sanctions targeted directly at Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
Hungary blasts EU as 'very irresponsible' over its handling of migration
The European Union (EU) has been "very unbalanced and very irresponsible" in its handling of the continent's migration crisis, Hungary's foreign minister told CNBC on Monday.
'Congratulations, Mr President!' Praise for Putin's election victory pours in from (some) world leaders
CNBC takes a look at some of the praise, congratulations and other responses from around the world.
EU and the UK agree to a Brexit transition period of 21 months
The U.K. will remain in the EU until the end of 2020, but with restricted powers, officials announced Monday.
Lawmakers warn on Brexit cost to UK aerospace industry
Tougher border checks are priced at $2.1 billion extra a year.
Putin enjoys landslide victory for now, but he and Russia ‘will have to change’
Russian President Vladimir Putin won another landslide election victory on Sunday, as expected, but analysts expect Putin to face mounting pressure to enact reforms and win back the young generation.
Activist investor focused on 'turnaround' investments buys 5% stake in Barclays
Barclays CEO Jes Staley has been under pressure from shareholders to make the investment bank profitable.
Poison in nerve agent attack could be from UK lab, says Russia's EU ambassador: Report
The nerve agent used in an attack on a former spy and his daughter could have come from a research laboratory in the United Kingdom, Russia's EU ambassador said, the BBC reported on Sunday.
Russia will expel 23 British diplomats as relations worsen over nerve agent attack
Russia says it is expelling 23 British diplomats in retaliation for London's decision to kick out 23 Russians.
UK calls death of Russian businessman Glushkov a homicide
British police are treating the death of London-based Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov as a homicide, after a post-mortem revealed he died from compression to the neck.
Russia says it will investigate poisoning of Skripal's daughter
Yulia Skripal was a Russian citizen, the country's Investigative Committee in a statement.
Goldman Sachs reports gender pay gap of 55.5%
Goldman Sachs on Friday reported a mean gender pay gap in Britain for its international business of 55.5 percent.
Banks are optimistic on Russia's economy ahead of Sunday's election, but problems remain rife
As Russia prepares for its presidential election on Sunday, its economy remains a primary consideration for voters.
Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was discussing the striking down of a former Russian agent on English soil.
Russian cash parked abroad could start flowing back to the motherland amid UK threats
Russian individuals and enterprises have exported some $1 trillion from the country over the past 25 years. So far, little of this has returned for investment.
World leaders say ex-spy poisoning was first offensive use of nerve agent in Europe since WWII
The leaders of France, Germany, Britain and the United States issued a joint statement on Thursday condemning a chemical attack on a Russian former double agent in England and blaming Moscow for it.
Meet Olaf Sholz, the new finance minister of Germany trying to rescue its socialist party
Olaf Scholz was appointed Germany's finance minister — but his biggest challenge could be rescuing the SPD.
Russia to expel UK diplomats as row over spy attack escalates
Russia will soon expel diplomats in retaliation for the UK's decision to kick out 23 Russian envoys over a chemical attack.
Russian election could get an unexpected boost from the UK’s response to nerve agent attack
Britain's sanctions against Moscow could prompt more Russians to take part in the vote, something the Kremlin is anxious about, according to an analyst.
Unilever picks Rotterdam over London as corporate HQ
Unilever said last year that collapsing into a single entity would benefit the company and shareholders, partly by facilitating big-ticket M&A deals.
France's central banker is worried over 'stuck' euro zone reform
Plans to prepare the euro zone for the next financial crisis are not moving fast enough, the Governor of the Bank of France François Villeroy de Galhau told CNBC Wednesday.
Largest US radio company iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy
IHeartMedia Inc filed for bankruptcy as it reached an in-principle agreement with creditors to restructure its debt.
UK expels 23 Russian diplomats after poisoning of ex-spy
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a series of measures to punish Russia following a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in Salisbury in early March.
UK calls for urgent UN Security Council meeting over nerve attack
Russia, also a member of the Security Council, has denied any involvement in the attack.
Russia says the UK is 'misleading' the world over spy poisoning
Russia's foreign minister has accused the U.K. of behaving in a "high-handed" and "misleading" manner after Downing Street implicated Moscow in the attempted murder of a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil.
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