Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier says it is cutting another 7,500 jobs - 10 percent of its workforce - over the next two years.
Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months up to August but it seems the Brexit vote has not yet undermined the labour market.
Carmaker Peugeot Citroen reportedly plans to cut more than 2,000 jobs in France next year through early retirements and voluntary buyouts.
US employers hired 156,000 people in September against a forecast of 175,000.
Tough times in the telecoms industry mean Swedish mobile phone exchange equipment maker Ericsson is cutting 3,900 jobs - a fifth of its workforce.
The number of people in Spain registering as unemployed rose in September as the jobs boost of a strong tourist seasons wears off.
ING, the Netherlands' largest financial services company, is getting rid of 7,000 positions and will invest 800 million euros in its technology platform.
Commerzbank has confirmed it will reduce its workforce by more than a fifth - cutting 9,600 jobs as it faces a slump in earnings.
Alstom has begun crisis talks over plans to stop making trains at its plant in Belfort. The French government is insisting the facility remains open.
US employment growth slowed more than expected in August to 151,000, probably ruling out an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve this month.
Spanish unemployment rose for the first time in five months in August as a bumper tourism season ends.
German unemployment was down again in August for the 12th straight month. Retail sales grew month-on-month in July, but declined from a year earlier.
Unemployment in the eurozone was unchanged in July at 10.1 percent of the workforce - the lowest in five years.
US employment rose by 255,000 in July, more than expected, and wages also picked up, bolstering expectations of an acceleration in economic growth.
The number of people registered as out of work in Spain fell by 2.23 percent in July from a month earlier, fuelled by a bumper tourist season.
Spain goes to the polls on Sunday barely six months since the last election.
The European Commission has launched an programme to improve people's skills to avoid jobs disappearing from the region.
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US employers created the fewest number of jobs in more than five years in May, just 38,000, making it difficult for the Federal Reserve to justify raising interest rates in the near future.
Spain just saw its biggest fall in unemployment ever recorded in the month of May with the total dipping below four million for the first time in six years.
The unemployment rate in mainland France has edged below 10 percent for the first time since early 2014 offering some evidence that the labour market may be turning a corner.
The US economy added the fewest number of jobs in seven months in April but it's not clear what effect that will have on the Federal Reserve's rate hike plans this year.
Seasonal factors meant the number of people registered as unemployed in Spain fell in April by 83,599, but remains above four million where it has been for since 2010.