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    1. The World

      July 30, 2015

      The four horsemen of the bailout check-in to the Athens Hilton

      During Greece’s first and second bailouts they were known as the “troika”: three bureaucrats in suits endlessly...

    2. July 30, 2015

      Schäuble outlines plan to limit European Commission powers

      German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble is proposing to strip the European Commission of some of its core oversight...

    Special Reports

    1. Investing in Spain

      Business leaders and investors in Spain want a government that is both stable and capa...
    2. Central & Eastern Europe: Emerging Industries

      Many countries in central and eastern Europe want to shift their economies towards inn...
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    1. July 29, 2015

      A taxing and complex Channel Islands tale

      Sark, a picturesque island 80 miles south of England, was until recently the last feudal state in Europe. In spite of...

    2. July 28, 2015

      High Ho! Disneyland Paris faces Brussels pricing probe

      Brussels is targeting Disneyland Paris for allegedly overcharging British and German customers on the basis of where...

    3. July 26, 2015

      By failing to help refugees Europe fails itself

      As many as 400,000 people will make dangerous journeys to reach Europe this year, about half of them fleeing the civil...

    4. July 26, 2015

      Concerns grow over EU digital rules targeting American companies

      It has been a tough year for American tech firms in Europe. Apple and Amazon are being investigated for sweetheart tax...

    5. FT Data

      July 23, 2015

      The gain in Spain

      Spain’s GDP per capita is set to overtake that of Italy later this year, according to Oxford Economics. Spanish output...

    6. July 23, 2015

      Brussels in antitrust case against Sky and six Hollywood studios

      Brussels accused Sky UK and six leading Hollywood studios of breaking antitrust law on Thursday, in a landmark case...

    7. July 22, 2015

      EU orders EDF to repay €1.4bn to France

      EDF has been hit with a €1.4bn bill and the French state given a rap on the knuckles as the European Commission ruled...

    8. July 22, 2015

      Hollande eyes push for ‘eurozone government’

      François Hollande wants to be the new Jacques Delors. Back from Brussels, where he helped salvage a deal to keep Greece...

    9. July 21, 2015

      Rivals ask EU to probe Google’s role in advert technology market

      Google is facing a new threat in its legal battle with Brussels, as its rivals ask regulators to probe the group’s...

    10. July 20, 2015

      Global drinks can merger faces European competition probe

      Brussels has launched an in-depth investigation into the agreed £4.3bn takeover of Britain’s Rexam by Ball of the US,...

    11. July 20, 2015

      EU falls short on asylum quota scheme

      The EU’s attempt to spread the burden of asylum seekers arriving in Greece and Italy has suffered another setback when...

    12. July 19, 2015

      Hungary threatens foreign companies in tax dispute

      Hungary has escalated its battle with the European Commission and foreign companies, threatening businesses that oppose...

    13. July 17, 2015

      Greek maritime industry fears being punished for its success

      On the wall of his office overlooking Piraeus’ busy port, George Xiradakis has mounted the weathered bow of his...

    14. July 16, 2015

      Qualcomm faces EU scrutiny over antitrust allegations

      Qualcomm is to be the subject of an EU antitrust investigation after Brussels said it would probe whether the...

    15. July 14, 2015

      IAG cleared for Aer Lingus takeover

      International Airlines Group’s €1.4bn takeover of Aer Lingus cleared its final hurdle as the European Commission gave...

    16. July 14, 2015

      Germany faces European Commission probe over Uber ban

      Germany’s ban on an Uber service faces a probe by the European Commission, as the US ride-hailing company called on...

    17. The World

      July 14, 2015

      Spanish bemoan humiliating defeat in Brussels

      It is not just the Greeks who are lamenting a humiliating defeat in Brussels. The Spanish government, too, has suffered...

    18. July 13, 2015

      Text of the Euro Summit statement on Greece

      The Euro Summit stresses the crucial need to rebuild trust with the Greek authorities as a pre-requisite for a possible...

    19. Brussels Blog

      July 12, 2015

      Greece deal will leave most participants frustrated

      Whatever the precise outcome of Sunday’s eurozone leaders’ summit in Brussels, the outlines of a deal that permit...

    20. July 11, 2015

      Greece clears first hurdle to avoid Grexit

      Greece has cleared the first hurdle in its attempt to stay in the eurozone after the bloc’s bailout monitors gave the...

    21. July 9, 2015

      Greek woe brings powerful sense of déjà vu for Argentina

      On a cruise round the Mediterranean, Domingo Cavallo, Argentina’s economy minister in the run-up to the country’s...

    22. July 9, 2015

      MasterCard faces EU antitrust charges over fees

      MasterCard faces formal antitrust charges in Brussels after the European Commission accused the payments company of...

    23. The Exchange

      July 8, 2015

      Greece: good politics, horrible economics

      After listening to the remarks of Alexis Tsipras, Greek prime minister, on Sunday’s historic referendum and its...

    24. The World

      July 8, 2015

      Live - Countdown begins for Greece

      With the clock ticking towards Sunday and an emergency summit of all 28 EU members, Greece has only days to reach an...

    25. July 7, 2015

      Greece given 5-day deadline to avoid bankruptcy

      Greece was given five days to reach a deal with its creditors or face bankruptcy after European leaders called an...

    26. July 5, 2015

      EU accounting rules could mask onset of another financial crisis

      European regulators have come under attack from investors over proposed accounting rules they fear would mask the onset...

    27. July 3, 2015

      Greek banks prepare plan to raid deposits to avert collapse

      Greek banks are preparing contingency plans for a possible “bail-in” of depositors amid fears the country is heading...

    28. beyondbrics

      July 2, 2015

      Designing a new EU-Turkey strategic gas partnership

      The 2014 Ukraine crisis reinforced the EU’s quest for security of gas supply. The European Commission released an...

    29. July 1, 2015

      Q&A: Why a new Greek bailout would need time and hard work

      Athens has again rushed to Brussels with new economic proposals in an effort to get a quick bailout deal to replenish...

    30. July 1, 2015

      The debt relief carrot dangles before Greece’s Alexis Tsipras

      Just when you think Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, can’t spring any more surprises, he does it again. After...

    31. Brussels Blog

      July 1, 2015

      Leaked: Tsipras letter concedes on many major points

      It may have come a few days too late, but Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, appears to have conceded on a whole...

    32. July 1, 2015

      Eurozone markets rise on Greek deal hopes

      Eurozone equities and peripheral bond yields rallied sharply after Greece indicated that it will accept the terms of a...

    33. MBA blog

      June 30, 2015

      Back to business

      In no particular order, here are five great things I’ve done since I’ve been back: #1 High-tech strategy My first...

    34. June 29, 2015

      Pharma industry warns on threat to Greek drug supplies

      Europe’s pharmaceuticals industry has warned that drug supplies to Greece could be jeopardised if the country leaves...

    35. June 29, 2015

      No vote means isolation, Europe warns Greeks

      European leaders have warned Greeks that Sunday’s vote on the international bailout is a referendum on membership of...

    36. June 26, 2015

      Anger spills over at summit to fix EU migrant policy

      A summit supposed to produce a unified response to the EU’s refugee crisis boiled over in frustration, with national...

    37. Brussels Blog

      June 26, 2015

      Leaked: Greece's new bailout counterproposal

      Athens’ final counterproposal to its trio of bailout monitors would re-impose many of the large-scale corporate taxes...

    38. June 26, 2015

      EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

      The EU’s plan to force member states to share out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after a late-night meeting...

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