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Jul 5, 2012
Europe's tallest skyscraper is opening today on the south bank of the Thames River. It's called the Shard -- as in a shard of glass -- and it's more than a thousand feet tall. But the real challenge wasn't just…
Feb 16, 2011
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis will pay more than $20.1 billion for U.S. biotech firm Genzyme. Sanofi will pay $74 per Genzyme share once the deal closes in the second quarter of 2011.
Feb 14, 2011
After Hosni Mubarak's resignation, Switzerland froze the deposed leader's assets in the country. Now, as experts prepare to assess Mubarak's purported hidden wealth, Switzerland and the U.K. are encouraging other countries to do the same.
Dec 8, 2010
They are the most British of British institutions -- but pub owners say they are being hit from two directions: the global economic slowdown means people are buying fewer drinks -- and the housing collapse has reduced property values.
Dec 7, 2010
The company that owned the oil rig which exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, leading to the BP oil disaster, had a near miss in Europe just four months before.