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Feb 29, 2012
James Murdoch, son of Rupert, has stepped down as chairman of News International. The resignation distances him from the newspaper arm of the business, which is a major part of British media.
Feb 27, 2012
Some volunteer tax experts from Germany want to head to Greece for a series of tax collection workshops to help Greece increase its revenue, but Greek tax officials aren't happy with the idea.
Feb 24, 2012
Basketball star Michael Jordan is suing a Chinese company that makes sportswear. He says Qiodan is using his name without permission, and has filed suit in a Chinese court.
Feb 22, 2012
The word 'Mademoiselle' seems as French as the Eiffel Tower. But from now on, it will be banned from official government forms.
Feb 21, 2012
The government in Portugal said as part of belt tightening, it wouldn't give people the day off for Fat Tuesday celebrations. That didn't really work.
Feb 20, 2012
Just seven months after another paper shuttered its doors in scandal, Rupert Murdoch is launching a new tabloid in Britain.
Feb 17, 2012
The two European nations are set to strike a deal that will pave the way for new nuclear power plants in the U.K. But why now?
Feb 14, 2012
This winter has be harsh in many parts of Europe. And while in many places it is keeping people bundled up inside and businesses hurting, some areas are actually benefiting.
Feb 14, 2012
Greece today is trying to find another few hundred million dollars worth of budget cuts. Meanwhile, the rating agency Moody's has downgraded the credit ratings of six European countries, which is likely to make matters worse.
Feb 9, 2012
Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.