Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Tuesday its revenues leapt 54 percent year-on-year for the quarter ended in December, spurred by rapid growth in Chinese online shopping.
The Turkish central bank on Tuesday hiked its main interest rate by 75 basis points in a bid to boost the ailing lira but failed to impress markets looking for even sharper action.
France on Tuesday took a key step towards shutting down its oldest nuclear power station, a campaign promise of Socialist President Francois Hollande, just months before he leaves office.
An emergency response helicopter crashed in the mountains of central Italy Tuesday with six people aboard, local media reported.
The Supreme Court ruling Tuesday that parliament must approve the start of Brexit is in many ways a victory for one woman, Gina Miller, who has endured death threats and racial abuse for bringing the case.
Four decades on, award-winning film director Roman Polanski is still dogged by the greatest stain on his reputation: the rape of a 13-year-old girl.
China’s State Grid has concluded a deal to buy a majority stake of Brazil’s electricity giant CPFL for 14.19 billion reals ($4.5 billion), the company announced Tuesday.
Shares in BT Group dived Tuesday after the telecoms and TV group warned that its profits would take a much larger hit than expected on accounting irregularities in Italy.
A contested EU-Canada free trade deal cleared a key hurdle on Tuesday as EU lawmakers defied rising anti-globalisation sentiment to back one of Europe’s most ambitious accords.
Britain is set to become the first European Union member to leave the bloc following a referendum last year in which a majority voted for Brexit.
Eurozone business activity remained stable in January as a robust outlook defied political uncertainty with employment on the rise, a closely watched survey showed Tuesday.