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      CK Hutchison in second Brussels battle

      CK Hutchison will fight to win over Brussels antitrust regulators on two fronts after submitting plans to merge its...

    2. February 6, 2016

      EU governments call on Brussels to tackle China over steel

      A group of governments including the UK and Germany have urged the EU to step up its fight against cheap steel from...

    3. February 5, 2016

      Portuguese budget narrowly avoids rejection by Brussels

      Portugal narrowly avoided becoming the first eurozone country to have its budget rejected by Brussels after it made an...

    4. February 5, 2016

      Intesa Sanpaolo profits hit by rescue of smaller banks

      Profits at Intesa Sanpaolo dropped sharply in the fourth quarter because of its contribution to the rescue of four...

    5. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Portugal's "anti-austerity" budget just passes test

      The new Portuguese government narrowly avoided having its first “anti-austerity” budget rejected by the European...

    6. February 4, 2016

      EU pushes China to cut back steel sector

      The EU’s top trade official has called on Beijing to cut overcapacity in its steel industry, promising new measures to...

    7. FT Data

      February 4, 2016

      The day in 4 charts: Shell earnings, Eurozone forecast, US recession?, Nintendo market share

      February 4: the day in 4 charts Today’s top stories: Shell’s chief executive remains bullish despite an 80 per cent...

    8. February 4, 2016

      The benefits of scrapping cash

      John Cryan, co-head of Deutsche Bank, is not a man given to hyperbole. A couple of weeks ago, however, he made a...

    9. February 4, 2016

      Portugal’s anti-austerity budget provokes Brussels showdown

      Portugal’s new Socialist government faces an embarrassing rejection of its first “anti-austerity” budget by the...

    10. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      European Commission: growth risks on downside

      The eurozone has been able to weather the economic upheaval in China and other emerging markets so far, but its...

    11. February 4, 2016

      New European border controls could hit growth, EU warns

      The eurozone has so far been able to weather the economic upheaval in China and other emerging markets, but its...

    12. February 3, 2016

      EU parliament backs emissions testing rules

      Europe’s car industry won a crucial victory in the European Parliament as lawmakers backed emissions-testing rules that...

    13. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Opening Quote: Hargreaves shrugs off difficult markets

      Hargreaves Lansdown’s assets under management have risen to a record despite difficult markets for investors,...

    14. FT Alphaville

      February 3, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Hargreaves Lansdown’s assets under management have risen to a record despite difficult markets for investors, ChemChina...

    15. February 2, 2016

      US lawmakers slam ‘hostile’ EU tax climate

      The top Republican tax writers in Congress have waded into a brewing tax war between the US and the European Union,...

    16. February 2, 2016

      Transatlantic privacy shield could yet be pierced by regulators

      Silicon Valley can breathe a little easier today. On Tuesday the European Commission said it had reached a deal with...

    17. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Europe and US reach 'safe harbour' data deal

      Brussels and Washington have reached a deal on “safe harbour” — the crucial transatlantic data sharing deal that was...

    18. February 2, 2016

      France vows to tax Google more than UK

      France has ruled out striking a deal with Google over back taxes, raising the likelihood of a bigger tax bill for the...

    19. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Russian budget buster

      Welcome to Tuesday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    20. February 2, 2016

      EU referendum: Donald Tusk’s letter on the UK outline deal

      Letter by President Donald Tusk to the members of the European Council on his proposal for a new settlement for the...

    21. February 2, 2016

      EU regulations blamed for ‘swamping’ businesses

      Europe’s biggest companies, banks and investment groups have launched a scathing attack blaming mounting regulations...

    22. Brussels Blog

      February 1, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Safe harbour day

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    23. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Opening Quote: Smith & Nephew, BT, EU/sardines

      Smith & Nephew says its CEO has a “highly treatable” form of cancer, BT is reshaping itself following its EE...

    24. FT Alphaville

      February 1, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Smith & Nephew says its CEO has a “highly treatable” form of cancer, BT is reshaping itself following its EE...

    25. January 31, 2016

      Athens and Rome expose Europe’s greatest faultlines

      How should we think about systemic risk in Europe today? The EU has been moderately successful at crisis management....

    26. January 31, 2016

      UK regulator calls for blocking of O2 and Three

      The British telecoms regulator has urged Brussels to block the proposed merger of telecoms operators O2 and Three,...

    27. January 31, 2016

      A UK mobile merger that threatens healthy competition

      What would Herbert Hoover, the pioneering US president who excelled at engineering and economics, make of today’s...

    28. January 31, 2016

      ‘Seismic’ shock awaits bond liquidity

      Fund managers have made a last-ditch attempt to convince European regulators to water down proposed trading rules...

    29. January 29, 2016

      US blasts Brussels over tax probe bias

      The US has unleashed an unusually forthright attack on the European Commission, saying it was unfairly targeting...

    30. January 29, 2016

      Progress but ‘not enough’ on Brexit talks, says Cameron

      David Cameron on Friday said he had made progress, but “not enough”, after talks in Brussels aimed at brokering a deal...

    31. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Cameron may be open to 'brake' on migrant benefits

      David Cameron may be willing to consider a plan for an “emergency brake” on migrant benefits in spite of heavy...

    32. Brussels Blog

      January 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron’s countdown

      Welcome to the Friday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    33. January 28, 2016

      Europe sets out plans to curb corporate tax avoidance

      Europe has launched an assault on tax avoidance by multinational companies, pledging on Thursday to close regulatory...

    34. Tech blog

      January 28, 2016

      #techFT - Taking tech to task on taxes

      Alphabet’s tax troubles could look insignificant next to Apple’s in Europe, Facebook is storming ahead on mobile,...

    35. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Germany, UK back delay in enforcing Mifid overhaul

      Europe’s most powerful finance ministries have backed a delay to a landmark set of EU financial market rules and are...

    36. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      EC plans crackdown on corporate tax avoidance

      The European Commission has drawn up measures to crack down on tax avoidance by major global companies. The commission...

    37. Fast FT

      January 28, 2016

      Economic confidence drops in the eurozone

      New Year, new start but businesses and consumers in the eurozone are not feeling as optimistic at the start of 2016,...

    38. January 28, 2016

      European Commission to examine Google’s UK tax deal

      Brussels is set to examine the UK’s £130m tax deal with Google, after the Scottish National party called on the EU’s...

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