An armed soldier stand guards as pupils go to school at the French lycee in Brussels on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Emanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.

Students in Brussels have begun returning to class after a two-day shutdown over fears that a series of simultaneous attacks could be launched around (...)

The struggling Spanish Seat nameplate,  owned by VW, fell 11 per cent, but premium badge Audi rose 4.1 per cent. Photograph:   Scott Olson/Getty Images

Slowing sales at Europe’s biggest carmakers, including scandal-hit Volkswagen, took the pace off growth in the market last month, as registrations inc(...)

 Paris after the attacks. Unlike January’s Charlie Hebdo attacks, which mostly targeted the journalists at the satirical newspaper, Friday’s assaults felt entirely random, indiscriminately killing Parisians and visitors at cafes, restaurants and a concert hall. (Photograph: Adrien Morlent/AFP/Getty Images)

Corporate events planned for Paris are going dark as Europe’s worst terror attack in a decade spurs foreign companies to scrap visits because of conc(...)

Kingspan shares increased nearly 5% to €23.35 on the back of positive quarterly numbers and a full-year profit forecast of €250m

World equity indexes fell and oil prices weakened on yesterday as disappointing trade data in China stoked further concerns over weakening global grow(...)

German airline Lufthansa fell 2.3 after the company announced hundred of flight cancellations due to a strike action.

European shares fell on Monday, led lower by a sharp drop in Portuguese shares, with investors unnerved by an agreement between leftist parties to wor(...)

Ryanair rose by 3.2 per cent after a strong set of results in the six months to the end of September. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Iseq rose by 1.1 per cent as European shares had a positive start to the week after business surveys from around the euro zone beat expectations.(...)

Gains at Airbus  and Renault  helped European stocks record their best month in more than six years yesterday.  Photographs: Pascal Rossignol.

European stocks recorded their best month in more than six years yesterday, buoyed by gains at carmaker Renault and aircraft maker Airbus while inves(...)

Nearly all manufacturers sold more cars in September compared with the same month last year

Strong demand for German cars helped lift European sales in September, industry data showed on Friday, contributing to the 25th consecutive month of g(...)

Volkswagen cars at the Frankfurt Show yesterday: the car manufacturer has been ordered to recall nearly half a million of its vehicles in the US. Photograph: Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

The European car industry was shaken yesterday after Volkswagen’s share price fell almost 20 per cent over its admission that it cheated on US emissi(...)

Volkswagen tempered gains, tumbling 19 per cent after admitting to systematically cheating on US air pollution tests for years. 

European stocks rebounded from their worst drop in two weeks, led by advances in health-care and utility shares. Volkswagen tempered gains, tumbling (...)