Telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim offers $2.1bn for a third of the company
As the pound rises to a three-year high against the euro, experts predict it could strengthen further
Established parties are feeling the heat as economies falter and voters react. Could Italy be next?
After Hollande's victory in France, radical Greeks give a resounding no to austerity
Socialist is 'not necessary a darling of the financial markets', says analyst
If Spain tips over the edge, even the eurozone's blinkered elite must see that change is needed
Spanish and Italian bonds, US unemployment and Greek elections are making investors nervous
Plucky German tabloid makes a (futile) stand against Greek bailout 'sham'
Increasingly bullish European leaders prepare for Greece to default and leave the euro
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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