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      Eurozone pulls back from the brink

      Little by little, the eurozone pulls back from the brink. Eurozone shares have rallied strongly this year on signs...

    2. March 26, 2015

      Brussels plans competition probe into ecommerce sector

      Brussels plans to launch a competition probe into the tactics of large ecommerce companies to examine whether retailers are...

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    1. March 26, 2015

      Winning the right to see Top Gear on the Algarve

      One of the great benefits of the internet is the ability it gives people to access information on their computer or...

    2. March 25, 2015

      EU’s Andrus Ansip unveils plans to overhaul digital market

      Europeans should be able to watch the BBC’s iPlayer service from whatever country they like, buy cheap goods from any...

    3. March 25, 2015

      Hungary bows to EU pressure on nuclear fuel deal

      Hungary has agreed to EU demands that it diversify its nuclear fuel supply away from Russia, removing one of the main...

    4. March 25, 2015

      CME urges tougher US response to EU clearing dispute

      The head of the US’s largest derivatives exchanges has suggested European clearing houses be restricted from US markets, if...

    5. March 24, 2015

      US tech giants face fresh fight with Europe over privacy

      An Austrian student could force companies such as Facebook to overhaul their European businesses after challenging the way...

    6. March 23, 2015

      Merkel and Tsipras in bid to defuse tensions as cash fears rise

      Angela Merkel, German chancellor, and Alexis Tsipras, Greek prime minister, pledged to work together on Monday to try to...

    7. The World

      March 23, 2015

      An EU vision for Bosnia

      Two decades after the Dayton peace agreement that ended the 1992-95 Bosnian war, EU governments have finally approved an...

    8. Brussels Blog

      March 22, 2015

      Tsipras letter to Merkel: the annotated text

      If you didn’t know what the standoff over Greece’s bailout was all about, Alexis Tsipras, the new Greek prime minister, has...

    9. March 19, 2015

      EU moves towards extending Russia sanctions

      EU leaders took the first step towards extending their sweeping economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday night,...

    10. March 19, 2015

      Europe presses UK to increase female director numbers

      UK companies will face increased pressure to raise the number of women on their boards under European plans to remedy gender...

    11. March 19, 2015

      ECB weighs curbs on Greek banks’ government debt purchases

      The European Central Bank is considering banning Greek lenders from adding to their holdings of government debt in a move...

    12. March 19, 2015

      David Cameron to seek EU VAT exemptions for small UK companies

      David Cameron will press Jean-Claude Juncker to revise new European laws applying to value added tax on digital services...

    13. March 18, 2015

      Greece and creditors bicker ahead of summit

      A Greek “humanitarian bill” to aid victims of the economic crisis has become the latest flashpoint in the country’s frayed...

    14. March 18, 2015

      Uber hit by ride-sharing injunction in Germany

      Uber’s ride-sharing service has been banned in Germany, the second time in less than a year that the smartphone app has...

    15. March 18, 2015

      Member states balk at EU plan to vet Gazprom contracts

      A plan to give Brussels oversight over how Europe buys its gas from Gazprom, Russia’s export monopoly, is set to meet fierce...

    16. March 18, 2015

      Brussels moves to crack down on corporate tax evasion

      The European Commission has moved to step up its crackdown on corporate tax evasion by unveiling a plan to force all 28 EU...

    17. March 17, 2015

      GE wins time to address EU fears over Alstom deal

      General Electric has won an extra 20 days to reconcile its differences with the European Commission over the impact of its...

    18. March 15, 2015

      Sharp rise in state aid approval requests, study shows

      Requests for state aid approvals by the UK government to the European Commission rose sharply in 2014, according to new...

    19. March 15, 2015

      ‘Britain’s Future in Europe’, edited by Michael Emerson: A fine balance between Britain and Brussels

      No matter who wins the UK general election on May 7, the pressure for a referendum on EU membership may become irresistible....

    20. March 13, 2015

      Hungary to revise Russia nuclear deal blocked by EU

      Hungary is working “intensively” to revise the critical fuel supply contract for a €12bn Kremlin-backed nuclear project...

    21. March 12, 2015

      EU blocks Hungary-Russia nuclear deal

      The EU has blocked Hungary’s €12bn nuclear deal with Russia, a decision that is likely to inflame tensions between the...

    22. March 11, 2015

      Europe lacks commitment to spend on defence

      Does Europe need an army? Jean-Claude Juncker seems to think so. “A common army among the Europeans,” the Commission...

    23. The Exchange

      March 11, 2015

      Europe needs a commitment to defence before it needs an army

      Does Europe need an army? Jean-Claude Juncker seems to think so. “A common army among the Europeans,” the European...

    24. March 10, 2015

      Greek government presses social security funds to hand over cash

      Greece’s cash-strapped Syriza government is pressing the country’s social security funds to hand over hundreds of millions...

    25. March 10, 2015

      France’s wins two-year reprieve from EU budget rules

      The French government won two more years to bring its budget deficit under the EU ceiling of 3 per cent of economic output...

    26. beyondbrics

      March 10, 2015

      Guest post: challenges and rewards of tapping the energy resources of the Caspian

      By Riccardo Puliti of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development With energy security once again a paramount...

    27. March 9, 2015

      After the surrender, allow Syriza to claim victory at home

      Europeans reacted with relief to what is widely seen as surrender last month by the Greek government in tense talks over an...

    28. Brussels Blog

      March 9, 2015

      Will the "troika" return to Athens?

      Among the issues plaguing deliberations over the way forward on Greece’s bailout is how the country’s international...

    29. MBA blog

      March 9, 2015

      Two exhausting weekends

      Fresh from an all-day simulation on leading change, my cohort made their way to St Pancras on Thursday evening for our first...

    30. March 8, 2015

      Europe antitrust chief not afraid of starting a fight

      Google, Gazprom, Apple and Amazon beware: Margrethe Vestager is not a competition enforcer inclined to settle cases in...

    31. March 8, 2015

      Olli Rehn slams EU successors for failing to punish France

      The chief architect of the EU’s tough budget rules has slammed his successors in the European Commission for failing to...

    32. March 8, 2015

      Jean-Claude Juncker calls for creation of EU army

      The president of the European Commission has called for the creation of an EU army in order to show Russia “that we are...

    33. March 3, 2015

      Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

      US President Barack Obama has lashed out at new Chinese cyber security regulations, elevating the increasingly contentious...

    34. March 2, 2015

      Merkel set to lose senior adviser Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut

      Angela Merkel is set to lose her top adviser on European affairs, at a time when the EU faces critical challenges over the...

    35. February 27, 2015

      MPs dismiss chancellor’s claim over cut in UK’s Brussels bill

      George Osborne’s claim that he had “halved” a £1.7bn surcharge presented to Britain by Brussels has been dismissed by MPs,...

    36. February 26, 2015

      British cider makers face rise in costs after EU ruling

      Four out of five British cider makers face a rise in costs after the European Commission demanded that the UK stop its duty...

    37. FT Alphaville

      February 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Morgan Stanley will pay $2.6bn to settle claims that it mis-sold mortgage-backed...

    38. February 26, 2015

      EU and US groups sound alarm on China cyber security rules

      European and US companies have asked their authorities for urgent help in stopping the implementation of new Chinese cyber...

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