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May 28, 2010
A lot of the biggest soccer clubs in Europe are in debt and facing bankruptcy. So the organization that governs Euro soccer has agreed on some new rules designed to stop clubs from spending more than they take in.
May 27, 2010
Donald Trump's attempts to build a golf club on Scotland's Northeast coast are being thwarted by local property owners.
May 13, 2010
The 500-euro note is a favorite for criminals in Europe, as it makes it easier to transport dirty money. So the U.K. is taking the note out of circulation.
May 11, 2010
The World Cup kicks off in a month, and South Africa's built five new stadiums, a new airport and brand new roads. But even a $6 billion budget wasn't enough to ensure the soccer World Cup began on schedule.
May 10, 2010
After the E.U. approved Europe's near-$1 trillion bailout, the Federal Reserve and Bank of England also pledged their support.
May 6, 2010
There had been speculation the European Central Bank would announce emergency aid plans in case the Greek debt crisis spread. But that hasn't happened.
May 5, 2010
While the U.S. and European economies are still struggling, many countries in Africa appear to be recovering. Business and political leaders will check in on the situation at the World Economic Forum in Africa.