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      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...

    2. 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,...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. February 25, 2015

      France and Italy granted reprieve for breaching budget limits

      Brussels has granted a reprieve to France and Italy after they broke EU budget rules, underlining the bloc’s readiness to...

    5. February 25, 2015

      Google shakes up European units in face of tougher rules

      Google is overhauling its European business to meet the challenge of a changing and more combative regulatory landscape on...

    6. February 25, 2015

      Report links McDonald’s to EU tax avoidance scandal

      McDonald’s has been linked to the growing scandal of tax avoidance within the EU after the fast-food group was accused of...

    7. February 25, 2015

      EU set to act on Gazprom antitrust case in ‘matter of weeks’

      The EU is only weeks from launching one of its biggest antitrust battles by proceeding with its case against Gazprom,...

    8. February 25, 2015

      EU courts Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan gas as Russian links sour

      The EU is stepping up a charm offensive in Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan as relations with Russia worsen, in a drive to put...

    9. February 24, 2015

      The case exists for forging an energy union in Europe

      At a time when the EU faces challenges on many fronts, embarking on a new integration project may seem a step too far. But...

    10. February 24, 2015

      Telefónica Deutschland: call waiting

      In Ernest Hemingway’s story Hills Like White Elephants a couple waiting for a train scan a barren landscape for signs of...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      February 24, 2015

      Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

      A presidential “Evzon” stands guard (L) as Giorgos Paganis, 52, a marble craftsman from the island of Tinos, adds the words...

    12. February 24, 2015

      Eurozone approves Greek reform proposal

      The new Greek government cleared one of its final hurdles to extending its €172bn bailout for another four months when...

    13. February 23, 2015

      Brussels launches in-depth probe into GE’s tie-up with Alstom

      Brussels has launched in-depth probe into GE’s partial takeover of French industrial champion Alstom, in a signal that...

    14. February 22, 2015

      The week: February 23

      C Net sales of Ucits funds almost doubled last year over 2013, according to figures from Efama, the European trade body....

    15. February 20, 2015

      Emmanuel Macron, French economy minister

      Emmanuel Macron’s political baptism of fire this week was a setback at home but a victory abroad. France’s rookie (he is 37)...

    16. February 19, 2015

      BT receives broadband pricing boost from European Commission

      BT has received a boost in the battle over broadband pricing after the European Commission asked UK regulator Ofcom to...

    17. February 18, 2015

      Eurozone to weigh Greek bailout request

      Officials from 19 eurozone governments will meet in Brussels on Thursday to examine a request from Greece to extend its...

    18. February 17, 2015

      Greece to request bailout extension

      Greece is to request an extension of its international bailout on Wednesday along the lines of a compromise deal proposed by...

    19. February 17, 2015

      Lack of trust hampers race to salvage Greece bailout deal

      The first sign things had gone horribly wrong came from Athens. Even as eurozone finance ministers were holed up in their...

    20. February 17, 2015

      European markets shrug off collapse of Greek talks

      European financial markets have largely shrugged off a breakdown in talks between the Greek government and its eurozone...

    21. February 16, 2015

      Obama attacks Europe over technology protectionism

      European officials have hit back at Barack Obama for suggesting that efforts to restrain Silicon Valley companies on the...

    22. February 13, 2015

      Final showdown approaches for EU and Greece

      After two weeks of public sniping and closed-door debating, it comes down to this: on Monday, eurozone finance ministers...

    23. February 13, 2015

      Setback for Siemens’ takeover of Dresser-Rand

      Siemens faces a new setback over its planned takeover of Dresser-Rand, the US oilfield equipment maker, after the European...

    24. FT Alphaville

      February 13, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The European Central Bank extended another EUR5bn in emergency loans to banks in...

    25. February 12, 2015

      Juncker revives eurozone integration proposals

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, again raised eurozone integration proposals at a summit of EU...

    26. The World

      February 12, 2015

      Shallow recovery leaves eurozone exposed to political risks

      The showdown between Greece’s new government and the eurozone establishment highlights the threat posed to the region’s...

    27. February 9, 2015

      Obama to raise trade talk concerns with Merkel

      US President Barack Obama is expected to raise concerns about the pace of trans-Atlantic trade talks with Angela Merkel when...

    28. February 5, 2015

      Showdown in Berlin leaves leading actors poles apart

      It was not quite Ill Met by Moonlight , the film in which second world war commandos and Greek guerrillas help kidnap a...

    29. February 5, 2015

      European Commission upgrades eurozone growth outlook

      The European Commission on Thursday upgraded its growth forecasts for the eurozone, saying low oil prices, a declining euro...

    30. February 5, 2015

      Greece’s rift with Germany deepens

      The clash of the finance ministers: Scenes from a stand-off A showdown between the finance ministers of Greece and Germany...

    31. February 4, 2015

      ICAP to fight €14.9m Brussels fine

      ICAP is to fight a €14.9m fine imposed on it by European antitrust authorities for aiding a cartel in the yen swaps markets...

    32. February 4, 2015

      Greece backtracks on privatisation

      Until Syriza swept into power in last week’s general election, Paschalis Bouchoris was betting that 2015 would be a record...

    33. February 3, 2015

      Brussels to probe Belgium tax deals for multinationals

      Belgium has become the latest country to be ensnared in a growing crackdown on tax avoidance within the EU after the...

    34. February 2, 2015

      ICAP to face EU fine over yen cartels

      ICAP faces an EU fine this week for allegedly facilitating cartels on yen-denominated inter-rate benchmarks, as Brussels...

    35. Brussels Blog

      February 2, 2015

      Déjà vu: have Juncker's tax reforms already been debated?

      Cast your mind back to November. Jean-Claude Juncker, the new European Commission president, was being pummeled by the...

    36. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Guest post: Algeria faces "state of crisis" as oil prices fall

      By Edward Robinson, Culmer Raphael Last December, Sonatrach, the state owned Algerian oil and gas monopoly, announced that...

    37. January 30, 2015

      Germany suspends minimum wage for foreign truck drivers

      Germany bowed to pressure from its eastern neighbours on Friday and suspended applying its newly enacted €8.50 an hour...

    38. January 29, 2015

      EU reforms to break up big banks at risk

      Reforms to break up Europe’s big banks are on course to be weakened by pressure from France and Britain for maximum national...

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