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    1. December 18, 2014

      Luxembourg abandons attempt to keep tax list secret

      Luxembourg has agreed to hand over a list of the hundreds of tax deals signed with some of the world’s largest businesses...

    2. December 17, 2014

      UK premier fights to put US-EU trade talks back on track

      David Cameron will join industry bodies and other European leaders on Thursday to demand fresh impetus in talks on a...

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    1. December 17, 2014

      Uber calls on Brussels to stop French ban

      Uber, the San Francisco-based car hailing app business, has tried to circumvent attempts to stop it operating in France by...

    2. December 17, 2014

      EU widens corporate tax rulings probe

      Brussels has widened a probe into corporate tax rulings to include all 28 member states amid heightened scrutiny of...

    3. December 15, 2014

      Berlin and Brussels rage over road tolls

      A row has erupted between Berlin and Brussels over Germany’s contentious plan to introduce motorway tolls for cars that only...

    4. December 14, 2014

      A topsy-turvy EU world of power, money and politics

      One of the more peculiar characteristics of the EU is an inverse relationship between political power and control over...

    5. December 14, 2014

      Eltifs: grand goals for a humble fund structure

      The recently unveiled €315bn plan from Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, to bolster flagging...

    6. December 14, 2014

      Hedge funds contest Banco Espírito Santo bailout decision

      A group of investors who lost hundreds of millions of euros in the collapse of Banco Espírito Santo has filed a lawsuit...

    7. December 11, 2014

      Spain’s flawed challenge to the mighty Google

      Google is in conflict with European governments and regulators on many fronts, most notably regarding its market power and...

    8. December 10, 2014

      European telecoms industry sees return of conditions for growth

      The European telecoms industry will return to growth in 2016 after six years of declining revenues as investments in fibre...

    9. December 9, 2014

      Disney, Skype and Reckitt dragged into Luxembourg tax row

      Disney and Koch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into the growing row over secret tax deals in...

    10. December 9, 2014

      France and Germany share the pain over fund for bank failures

      Germany and France are to share the pain for funding Europe’s banking union, under a deal that eases French lenders’...

    11. December 9, 2014

      Snap election in Greece reignites fears for eurozone

      Greece’s political woes re-erupted as a threat to global financial stability on Tuesday, triggering the biggest drop on the...

    12. December 7, 2014

      Ageing Europe needs the new blood immigration brings

      In a Europe defined by ageing societies, shrinking workforces and stagnant living standards, immigration is both a partial...

    13. December 5, 2014

      Basel Committee raps EU on global capital rules

      The European Union is failing to implement fully global capital rules aimed at making banks more resilient, according to a...

    14. December 5, 2014

      Brussels puts €3.3bn into unified airspace effort

      Brussels is putting €3.3bn behind efforts to unify European airspace in an effort to overcome years of resistance from...

    15. beyondbrics

      December 5, 2014

      Guest post: don't bet against a winter gas crisis in Europe

      By David Clark of the Russia Foundation Marcos Sefcovic, the new European Commission vice-president responsible for energy,...

    16. December 4, 2014

      Industry chiefs question Juncker investment plan

      Leading industrialists on Thursday voiced concern over what they see as a lack of strategic thinking behind the European...

    17. December 3, 2014

      Career Counsel: What do I need do to avoid EU data protection fines in 2017?

      I have been told that new data protection legislation is being introduced by the EU. How is this going to affect my...

    18. December 3, 2014

      Telenor and TeliaSonera: Connecting you now…

      Hello it’s me. I’ve thought about us for a long, long time. So goes the new hold music at Telenor. In Denmark, mobile...

    19. December 2, 2014

      Anger and dismay as Russia scraps $50bn gas plan

      Eastern European nations reacted with shock and anger to Russia’s decision to abandon South Stream, its $50bn gas pipeline...

    20. December 2, 2014

      The euro’s feckless rulers back the tortoise against the hare

      Pope Francis may think of Europe as a haggard grandmother, but this eurozone granny has a gambling habit. She used to roll...

    21. December 1, 2014

      Germany recruits France and Italy for fresh assault on tax havens

      Germany, France and Italy have launched a campaign to tighten EU tax rules that appears aimed at practices in Luxembourg and...

    22. December 1, 2014

      Telecoms play vital role in European rally

      When Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled his investment plan last week, he said Europe needed a kick-start and the European...

    23. November 30, 2014

      The Juncker fund will not revive the eurozone

      As a financial instrument Jean-Claude Juncker’s new investment fund is very clever. As an economic measure it will not work....

    24. November 28, 2014

      Germany calls on EU to firm up €315bn investment scheme

      Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s finance minister, has welcomed plans by the European Commission to unlock €315bn in investment...

    25. beyondbrics

      November 28, 2014

      Guest post: which sectors face the greatest risks of protectionism?

      By Simon J Evenett of the University of St Gallen Three reports on protectionism have recentyly been published in as many...

    26. November 28, 2014

      France faces possible sanctions from Brussels on budget

      France moved perilously close to becoming the first eurozone country to be fined under the EU’s latest budget rules after...

    27. Brussels Blog

      November 27, 2014

      Juncker interview: the annotated transcript

      On the eve of two of the most momentous events of his young tenure as European Commission president – Thursday’s failed vote...

    28. November 27, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker regrets failing to reform Luxembourg tax laws

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president under fire over Luxembourg’s tax regime when he was premier, wishes...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2014

      The graphic Juncker

      That clickable to enlarge chart (which allowed us to experiment with our shiny new anti-clickbait header format) is from EC...

    30. November 26, 2014

      Juncker defends funding method for €315bn infrastructure projects

      The European Commission president defended his decision not to spend EU money on new infrastructure projects as part of his...

    31. November 25, 2014

      How Juncker plans to unleash investment in Europe

      It has become the central question facing the EU since the acute phase of the eurozone crisis ended more than two years ago:...

    32. November 24, 2014

      EU populist parties call on Juncker to go

      Three of Europe’s largest populist parties have called on Jean-Claude Juncker to resign as president of the European...

    33. November 24, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker to unveil €315bn EU programme

      Jean-Claude Juncker will unveil a new €315bn plan to resuscitate Europe’s economy that will be built on €21bn in EU seed...

    34. November 24, 2014

      EU energy costs turn up heat on aluminium sector

      Aluminium workers at the Alunorf plant in the German city of Neuss aptly call one of their production lines “the grill”....

    35. November 23, 2014

      Banking groups push Brussels to ditch overhaul of big lenders

      European banks are putting pressure on Brussels and Lord Hill, the EU’s financial services commissioner, to ditch plans to...

    36. FT Tech Hub

      November 23, 2014

      Can the EU break up Google?

      On Friday we reported that the European parliament is threatening to break up Google. More precisely, it is likely to...

    37. November 21, 2014

      Greece defies troika with new budget

      Greece presented the final draft of next year’s budget to parliament on Friday without seeking approval from its foreign...

    38. November 21, 2014

      Google break-up plan emerges from Brussels

      The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the...

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