A British executive has put up the money for an economics prize to be given to whoever can figure out the best way to break up the eurozone with minimal complications.
Finance ministers from the G20 and U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met in Paris over the weekend, crafting a plan to solve the problems in Europe in as soon as one week.
As Occupy Wall Street in New York scores a victory this morning, plans are in the works for similar protests in London.
A disruption to the Research in Motion hub in London has had BlackBerry users in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East without service.
Posted In: Airlines
The competing aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus rely on a lot of the same companies to get them everything from wings to warning lights. With a record number of orders for new airplanes, that could be a problem.
Catalonia recently voted to ban bullfighting; it's the first Spanish region to do so. Some agree the practice is outdated, others argue about the loss of jobs.
Ireland is still rolling in tough economic times. Many citizens may want an exit from their crippling debts, but the country's brutal bankruptcy laws prevent them from filing.
Posted In: Environment
It has been a big year for natural disasters, from the tsunami in Japan to floods in Australia. And that means a year of big losses for insurance companies.
Workers across Britain are struggling to find work in any number of industries. Unemployment has made its biggest jump since 2009, and experts say the new austerity plan could make things worse.
The value of the Swiss franc has been soaring in recent months, as investors saw it as a safer bet than the euro. But that isn't necessarily a good thing for Switzerland.