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    1. May 27, 2016

      Voters need a credible alternative to populism

      The European Central Bank this week added its voice to a chorus warning of the dangers of populism. The surge in...

    2. May 27, 2016

      An ill-advised tweet reveals the merits of Brussels restraint

      Throughout the UK referendum campaign on EU membership, senior political figures in Europe have deliberately only made...

    3. FT Data

      May 27, 2016

      Eastern Europe has the largest population loss in modern history

      Eastern Europe’s population is shrinking like no other regional population in modern history. The population has...

    4. Brussels Blog

      May 27, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Purdah and Plan B

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

    5. May 26, 2016

      Brussels casts Boris Johnson in populist ‘horror scenario’

      Boris Johnson is telling distorted stories about the EU and is part of a “horror scenario” of rising populism, say...

    6. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      Spanish Q1 GDP growth confirmed at 0.8%

      Spain’s economy maintained its robust growth rate of 0.8 per cent in the first quarter compared to the previous three...

    7. May 25, 2016

      EU steps back in court conflict with Poland

      The EU has eased the pressure on Poland’s government in its stand-off over the constitutional overhaul in a boost to...

    8. May 25, 2016

      Cross-border trade online: how Brussels plans to change rules

      Companies from Google and Netflix to the UK’s Royal Mail were focused on Brussels on Wednesday when the European...

    9. May 25, 2016

      Facebook data transfers threatened by EU ruling

      Irish authorities have warned that a crucial data transfer arrangement relied on by Facebook, Google and Amazon...

    10. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Ireland warns on Big Tech's data rules

      Ireland’s data protection authority has warned that a crucial data transfer arrangement relied on by the likes of...

    11. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      Moody's gives nod to Greek deal

      Ratings agency Moody’s has used that rarest of phrases in relation to Greece: “A credit positive development.” In light...

    12. Fast FT

      May 25, 2016

      ONS: UK makes £7.1bn net contribution to EU

      There is less than a month to go until the UK’s EU membership referendum and, as both the Leave and Remain camps throw...

    13. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      EU regulators approve AB InBev-SABMiller deal

      Bottoms up! The European Commission has cleared the way for the creation of the world’s largest brewer after approving...

    14. Fast FT

      May 24, 2016

      Portugal's high debt 'a challenge' - Moody's

      Moody’s is concerned about Portugal’s high debt burden, particularly its public debt pile, which at 129 per cent of...

    15. Westminster Blog

      May 24, 2016

      Why do some Corbynistas favour Brexit?

      Hundreds of trade unionists from across Europe will descend upon Paris on May 28 for a rally in support of Brexit: by...

    16. May 23, 2016

      Fiat hits back at German transport body over emissions tests

      Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has hit back at the German transport authority over allegations that it installed illegal...

    17. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Italy stuck in low growth for another decade - IMF

      The Italian economy will not return to pre-crisis levels for another decade, as it lumbers under a weak banking system...

    18. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Fiat shares drop on reports of emissions cheating

      Shares in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles fell almost 6 per cent before recovering some ground on Monday following reports in...

    19. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      Polish zloty slides to three-month low

      Poland’s government is doing no favours for the zloty, which has skidded to a three-month low today amid an escalating...

    20. Fast FT

      May 23, 2016

      EU rules Dong Energinet deal is not state aid

      The European Commission has ruled that a deal between Danish energy giant Dong and the country’s transmission operator...

    21. May 20, 2016

      Brussels set to approve AB InBev-SABMiller deal

      Brussels is set to approve the £71bn tie up between brewer AB InBev and its London-listed rival SABMiller, according to...

    22. May 20, 2016

      Amazon faces possible EU tax bill in autumn

      Amazon faces being ordered to pay hundreds of millions of euros in back taxes to Luxembourg as soon as this autumn as...

    23. Tech blog

      May 20, 2016

      #techFT - Android's N for Negativity

      Android is under pressure in court and from a commission, Apple is adding avenues and groves to its retail stores, 42...

    24. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Juncker warns British voters to stay in EU

      European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned British voters that “deserters will not be welcomed back with...

    25. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      German producer prices fall for 33rd month

      German factory gate prices fell for their 33rd consecutive month in April. In the latest setback for central bankers...

    26. May 19, 2016

      Flexible budget rules are in the eurozone’s interest

      Spain and Portugal are off the hook — at least for the time being. Wary of fuelling public resentment against austerity...

    27. FT Data

      May 19, 2016

      How Italy got in (and out of) the debt trap

      This week the European Commission let Italy off the hook, granting the country extra flexibility – to the tune of 14...

    28. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      French unemployment rate dipped slightly in Q1

      Unemployment in France edged down in the first quarter, although stubbornly remained above 10 per cent. The country’s...

    29. May 18, 2016

      Netflix and Amazon face EU quota threat

      Netflix and Amazon’s video streaming services could be forced to devote “at least” 20 per cent of their catalogues to...

    30. May 18, 2016

      Macedonia court halts early election in blow to ruling party

      Western mediators welcomed a decision by a Macedonian court to strike down plans for early elections, in a blow to the...

    31. Brussels Blog

      May 18, 2016

      The mystery of how Brussels came to love Britain's economy

      Should an extraterrestrial land on Earth tomorrow and decide to base his decision on where to live solely on economic...

    32. May 18, 2016

      Spain and Portugal win reprieve over breaking EU fiscal rules

      Spain and Portugal have won a reprieve from Brussels after breaking EU fiscal rules, as the European Commission...

    33. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Portugal, Spain win budget reprieve from Brussels

      The European Commission has avoided imposing its first ever fine on member states despite a consistent breach of its...

    34. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Brussels finalises equity trading rules

      Brussels has finalised its rules for trading equities via banks and so-called dark pools, the last of a set of rulings...

    35. Brussels Blog

      May 18, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Political deficits

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

    36. May 17, 2016

      Smoke, mirrors and helicopter money

      The term “helicopter money” is derived from a vivid image created by the US economist Milton Friedman in which a...

    37. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      French stats office takes darker view of 2015 debt and budget

      France’s national statistics body has reviewed the country’s major macroeconomic data for 2015. Its verdict: last year...

    38. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Irish bonds ride high after Moody's upgrade

      The eurozone’s fastest growing economy has more reasons to cheer. Ireland’s 10-year government bonds are building on...

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