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  1. September 22, 2014

    UK agrees deal with EU on new Hinkley Point nuclear power plant

    Britain has agreed terms with Brussels to secure approval for billions of pounds of public funding for Hinkley Point, the...

  2. September 22, 2014

    The strange revival of nationalism in global politics

    In 1990 Kenichi Ohmae, a management consultant, published a book called The Borderless World, whose title captured the...

  3. September 22, 2014

    British manufacturers call on politicians to commit to EU membership

    Britain’s industrial companies, fearful of the disruption that could be caused by a proposed referendum in 2017 on leaving...

  4. September 22, 2014

    Pressure mounts on Ed Miliband over stand on Europe

    Pressure is growing on Ed Miliband to change his stance on Europe with Labour’s two biggest union donors calling for him to...

  5. September 21, 2014

    China’s emissions outstrip those of EU and US

    Climate action stirs thousands to march China is for the first time emitting more carbon pollution per person than the EU,...

  6. September 21, 2014

    Scotland’s No echoes Europe’s Yes to grand coalitions

    The union is saved. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s nationalist first minister, has resigned. All the ink spilled on the benefits...

  7. September 21, 2014

    Ireland shows struggling Europe the way ahead

    The world has watched transfixed as Scotland wrestled with its destiny. But now that its future is settled, it is Scotland’s...

  8. September 21, 2014

    Hill prepares for Brussels’ baiting

    Confirmation hearings for EU commissioners are the closest Brussels comes to blood sport, and this time around few nominees...

  9. September 21, 2014

    Turkey: Business shifts west as crises rage from Syria to Iraq

    These days Turkey’s relations with the rest of the world start in places like the Oncupinar border crossing. The backdrop is...

  10. September 21, 2014

    US urges EU to do more to stimulate its economy

    The US and Canada have urged the EU to resolve its internal political differences and do more to stimulate its economy, amid...

  11. September 21, 2014

    Scottish vote awakens Brexit fears for fund chiefs

    The fallout from the failed push for Scottish independence has alerted UK asset management companies to the “destabilising”...

  12. September 20, 2014

    Britain in £12m Calais deal to tackle immigrant problem

    PARIS – Britain and France have agreed to improve border controls and co-operate more closely in an effort to control a...

  13. September 19, 2014

    Exxon winds down Russian Arctic drilling campaign

    ExxonMobil, the US oil company, is winding down its drilling campaign in the Russian Arctic, making it the biggest corporate...

  14. September 19, 2014

    Alexis Tsipras casts himself as Greece’s prime minister in waiting

    As you would expect from the leader of Greece’s radical left opposition party, Alexis Tsipras has many pungent criticisms of...

  15. September 19, 2014

    Over $1bn pulled from UK equity funds

    Global investors pulled more than $1bn from UK equity funds in the week before the Scotland poll, resulting in the strongest...

  16. September 19, 2014

    When buying bonds can damage your wealth

    Buying bonds can damage your wealth. Buying junk bonds . . . well, what does it say on the label? The buyers of the bonds...

  17. September 19, 2014

    Market boost from Scots ‘No’ could be shortlived

    “The people have spoken, the bastards.” Thus spoke Dick Tuck, a legendary US political operator, as he realised that he...

  18. September 19, 2014

    Business relieved at Scottish result but concerns remain

    By 6am on Friday businesses across the UK were exhaling a collective sigh of relief at the outcome of the Scottish...

  19. September 18, 2014

    French president rules out further spending cuts

    François Hollande, France’s president, on Thursday ruled out going beyond spending cuts already announced, insisting that to...

  20. September 18, 2014

    News Corp takes Google fight to Brussels

    In its occasionally fruitful but mostly tumultuous relationship with Google, News Corp has over the years referred to the...

  21. September 18, 2014

    Albania’s parliament sacks central bank governor

    Albania’s parliament has voted to dismiss the country’s central bank governor for alleged abuse of office, the first...

  22. September 18, 2014

    Court rejects EU’s freeze on assets of Iran central bank

    The EU’s initial freeze on the assets of Iran’s central bank has been struck out in court, calling into question the bloc’s...

  23. September 18, 2014

    Oxfam sues SEC over delay in oil and gas payment disclosure rules

    Oxfam America is suing the US Securities and Exchange Commission for a second time over the agency’s delay in issuing rules...

  24. September 18, 2014

    Trauma of Scotland referendum creates EU poll headache

    After two years fighting to preserve the union between Scotland and the rest of the UK, an exhausted No campaigner said: “If...

  25. September 18, 2014

    The tree that recharges your phone

    Milena Ristovic, a secondary school teacher in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, suffers from a complaint common to millions...

  26. September 18, 2014

    UK shoppers sweep up vacuum cleaners

    Britons flocked to the shops last month to buy high powered vacuum cleaners and flat-pack furniture, helping retail sales...

  27. September 18, 2014

    News Corp chief lambasts ‘cynical’ Google

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has lambasted Google’s dominance of internet search, accusing the company of “cynical...

  28. September 17, 2014

    Banks’ VAT bills set to soar after Europe court ruling

    Banks and insurers in Europe are bracing for extra value added tax bills that could potentially run into billions of euros...

  29. September 17, 2014

    The big stick behind Google’s soft power approach to Europe

    Google has not had an easy recent run in Brussels. In early September, the competition commission threw back the search...

  30. September 17, 2014

    Market fears calm over Scottish independence

    Scotland’s independence campaign has produced some financial market dramas. When an opinion poll at the start of September...

  31. September 17, 2014

    UK farmers hit at curbs on migrants

    Curbs on immigration are putting the harvesting of fruit and vegetables at risk on UK farms because of a shortage of migrant...

  32. September 17, 2014

    Eckxit could trigger Brexit and disaster for City

    British business has always given opportunities to ambitious Scots and been strengthened by their efforts. Lombard’s...

  33. September 17, 2014

    Ukraine needs money not arms

    Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s president, arrives in Washington to meet President Barack Obama today. His visit is certain to...

  34. September 17, 2014

    EU to help countries reach emission targets

    The EU is planning to create two investment funds to encourage Poland and other reluctant eastern European countries to...

  35. September 17, 2014

    Europe’s business chiefs express concern over independent Scotland

    European business leaders have voiced their concerns over a possible Yes vote in Thursday’s Scottish independence...

  36. FT Alphaville

    September 17, 2014

    The fatal flaw that could doom the European project

    There have been many failed attempts to unify the European continent by force. More recently, politicians have tried to do...

  37. September 17, 2014

    Spain calls Scottish independence a ‘torpedo’ against Europe

    The Spanish government on Wednesday launched its most outspoken attack yet on Scotland’s bid for independence, describing...

  38. September 17, 2014

    Madrid is determined to prevent ‘secession contagion’

    They are too polite to say so directly, even in private. But Spanish officials find it hard to disguise their baffled...

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