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    1. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Brussels escalates action against Polish government

      The European Commission has advanced its disciplinary procedure against Poland after accusing Warsaw of failing to...

    2. July 20, 2016

      Article 50: The Brexit divorce paper

      The 262 words that frame Britain’s EU divorce came to life on a kitchen table. The date was early 2003 and the place...

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    1. July 20, 2016

      UK gives up EU presidency stint in 2017

      Britain will give up its rotating six-month presidency of the EU in 2017 to concentrate on Brexit, Theresa May has...

    2. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls for 'pragmatic' EU/UK talks

      US president Barack Obama has called for the UK and EU to avoid “protracted and adversarial” negotiations over...

    3. Fast FT

      July 4, 2016

      Merkel won't be moved over Italian banks

      Chancellor Angela Merkel will not ease her opposition to breaking EU bank rescue rules in response to a crisis in...

    4. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      Juncker: no time to lose on UK exit talks

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has warned there is “no time to lose”, urging the UK to...

    5. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      EU warns UK: no 'single market a la carte'

      EU leaders have given their strongest signal yet that Britain will not be allowed to cherry pick its new relationship...

    6. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Sturgeon in Brussels: 'Will protect EU relationship'

      Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon discussed the politically vexed issue of the country’s future in the EU during...

    7. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one conspicuous absentee. David Cameron is locked out of...

    8. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one...

    9. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Sturgeon to meet Juncker today in Brussels

      Nicola Sturgeon has flown to Brussels today for talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission,...

    10. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      EU prepares to meet Cameron: 'it's not like a Facebook status'

      Leaders from the EU’s 27 member states are preparing for their first round of talks with departing UK prime minister...

    11. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      European stocks erase losses as EU leaders meet

      Europe’s bourses are all healthily back in the green on Tuesday heaving endured heavy Brexit-induced losses in the...

    12. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Poland blames Brussels for Brexit, calls for new EU treaty

      Poland has blamed Brussels for Brexit and said the leaders of EU institutions should “suffer the consequences” and step...

    13. June 26, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: Tight race in Australian election

      Tight race in Australian election Australia’s election campaign is in its final week with opinion polls showing the...

    14. June 24, 2016

      Merkel and Hollande must seize this golden chance

      The facts of political Europe have changed. Britain has made its choice and continental European leaders must do the...

    15. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: Cameron to be excluded from summit day 2

      A sign of things to come. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, has told the bloc’s now 27 leaders they will...

    16. David Allen Green

      June 24, 2016

      Article 50 and the start of a political stalemate

      Not all problems have solutions. And the political problem now caused by the decisive Leave vote in the UK does not...

    17. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Merkel, Hollande, Tusk, Renzi to meet for post-Brexit summit

      Chancellor Angela Merkel will host Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi, European Council president Donald Tusk and...

    18. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      EU: Britain must start exit process 'as soon as possible'

      The EU’s senior leaders have asserted the bloc will continue with 27 member states and said they are ready to “launch...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2016

      Does Leave really mean Leave?

      Basically… yes, according to Morgan Stanley, who have however outlined one tortuous alternative path: We do see a...

    20. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: 'we will keep our unity as a 27 member bloc'

      Donald Tusk, president of the European Council has warned EU leaders are “determined to keep our unity as a 27″ after...

    21. June 22, 2016

      If Britain leaves, the rest of Europe will face hard choices

      If the UK were to vote to leave the EU, the European Council — originally set for June 28-29 — would be brought forward...

    22. beyondbrics

      June 21, 2016

      Can Turkey and Brussels avoid a bust up?

      By Asli Aydintasbas, European Council on Foreign Relations To put it mildly, “Europe doesn’t know what to do with...

    23. June 21, 2016

      Brexit Countdown: 2 days to go

      The wrong John Browne Thank you, Fox News, famous for claiming that parts of the UK were “no-go zones” for non-Muslims....

    24. David Allen Green

      June 14, 2016

      Can the United Kingdom government legally disregard a vote for Brexit?

      What follows any referendum vote next week for the United Kingdom to leave the EU? From a legal perspective, the...

    25. Brussels Blog

      June 13, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Brexit soft landing?

      The polls are tightening, markets are jittery, and Downing Street is so alarmed it is relyingon Gordon Brown to save...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      May 26, 2016

      G7 leaders plant trees

      Eikei Suzuki (L-R), governor of the Mie Prefecture, European Council President Donald Tusk, Italian Prime Minister...

    27. 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...

    28. Fast FT

      May 9, 2016

      Schäuble: no deal on Greek debt relief until late-May

      Well that’s that then. Wolfgang Schäuble, Germany’s veteran finance minister, has ruled out any agreement to afford...

    29. May 6, 2016

      Bank of England softens stance in eurozone regulations dispute

      The deputy governor of the Bank of England has backed down in a long-running argument with MPs, admitting that Britain...

    30. The World

      May 6, 2016

      EU chieftains bemoan European disunity

      The three EU chieftains– Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, and Martin Schulz – swapped the corridors of power in...

    31. Fast FT

      April 28, 2016

      Greek creditors promise to talk about debt relief (soon)

      It’s nearly the summer, which must mean it’s time to worry about Greece again. Fears over the country’s future in the...

    32. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Greek stocks slump; Tusk rejects emergency summit

      Donald Tusk, the European Council president who chairs EU summits, has rejected a Greek request to hold an emergency...

    33. Brussels Blog

      April 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Eurogroup grope

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

    34. March 29, 2016

      A history of errors behind Europe’s many crises

      For the first time in my life, there is a chance that European integration may take a step backwards. I cannot forecast...

    35. March 22, 2016

      Fear and acrid smoke descend on Brussels

      For visitors to Brussels, particularly those coming to Europe’s capital for business, there are few more familiar...

    36. March 18, 2016

      EU and Turkey agree deal to return migrants

      The EU and Turkey have agreed a deal that would see nearly all migrants systematically turned back from Greek islands...

    37. Fast FT

      March 18, 2016

      EU and Turkey agree outlines of refugee deal

      Brussels and Ankara have agreed an outline of a deal that will see all irregular migrants that land in Greece returned...

    38. Brussels Blog

      March 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Waiting for Davutoglu

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

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