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      EU states act to curb migrants but London alone in seeking cap

      Britain is far from alone when it comes to launching voter-friendly moves against immigration from other EU states. Berlin...

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      Obama’s moonshot probes the space inside our skulls

      Every president needs a blockbuster science project to crown his time in the White House. While John Kennedy reached for the...

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    1. 10 hours ago

      Baltic security: Tensions on the frontier

      Jarring reminders of the past are almost a weekly occurrence in the Baltic sea region these days. Last weekend, the Swedish...

    2. 10 hours ago

      France and Germany paper over budget cracks

      The French and German finance and economy ministers on Monday pledged to revive the stagnant eurozone economy by boosting...

    3. 10 hours ago

      Cameron takes Britain closer to the exit door

      If David Cameron wins next year’s general election he has promised to hold an in-out referendum on whether Britain should...

    4. 10 hours ago

      Eurosceptics and Ukip set trap for Cameron on migrants pledge

      Urged by members of his own Conservative party to curb immigration and harried by the anti-EU UK Independence party, David...

    5. 12 hours ago

      A healthy challenge to the old guard of global finance

      Change is coming to the international monetary system. Weary of broken promises to give them a say in the running of the...

    6. 12 hours ago

      Borders and budgets could lay Europe low

      Speaking on television earlier this year, Manuel Valls, the French prime minister, declared that his government’s budget...

    7. 13 hours ago

      EU and China agree truce on trade disputes

      The EU has dropped an anti-subsidies case against two Chinese telecoms companies as Brussels seeks to repair trade relations...

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      Guest post: Ukraine's new parliament will be more pro-European but will it be more reformist?

      By Taras Kuzio of the University of Alberta Ukraine’s pre-term parliamentary election on October 26 will elect a new...

    9. 16 hours ago

      Tory plans risk EU exit, warns Clegg

      Britain is sleepwalking towards leaving the EU, Nick Clegg has warned, as he raised alarm over David Cameron’s immigration...

    10. FT Alphaville

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      Spending versus consolidation, German political capital edition

      Two sets of charts from BCA Research with unclear implications: One interpretation of these charts is that they explain the...

    11. October 19, 2014

      Barroso warns Britain it would be irrelevant outside EU

      The outgoing president of the European Commission will on Monday fire a parting shot at David Cameron, warning Britain will...

    12. October 19, 2014

      Poland’s coal miners dig in for struggle over restructuring

      Almost 1km below the rolling hills of southern Poland, four men, their faces coated in a slick layer of coal dust and sweat,...

    13. October 19, 2014

      Poland weighs splitting coal assets into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ mines

      Poland hopes to split its state-owned coal mining assets into a “good miner” and a “bad miner” under a controversial...

    14. October 19, 2014

      New technology brings revolution in recycling scrapped cars

      “Wealth from waste” is a phrase not normally associated with cars in scrapyards. But a new technology hopes to enable almost...

    15. October 19, 2014

      Eastern Europe attacks planned EU emissions curbs

      The EU’s plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 has come under heavy assault as an increasing number of eastern...

    16. October 19, 2014

      Barroso says immigration cap would be against EU law

      José Manuel Barroso has warned the UK prime minister that he will struggle to rewrite EU freedom of movement rules because...

    17. October 17, 2014

      UK ‘lighting a fire under EU’, says minister

      Britain is “lighting a fire under the European Union”, the foreign secretary said on Friday, as he labelled the EU a...

    18. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2014

      Guest post: European energy security is a delicate balancing act

      By Riccardo Puliti of the EBRD Until recently the Nabucco pipeline, just like the chorus in Verdi’s opera of the same name,...

    19. FT Alphaville

      October 17, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Unfreezing Ukraine and the Bosnian endgame: The idea that Donetsk, the centre of...

    20. October 17, 2014

      Russian and Ukrainian presidents fail to reach breakthrough

      Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko, the Russian and Ukrainian presidents, failed to reach a breakthrough to end the crisis...

    21. October 17, 2014

      Europe’s dairies jostle for China foothold ahead of milk flood

      The green fields of Ireland’s County Kerry are a long way from a stuffy Beijing hotel room, but a Chinese man playing the...

    22. October 16, 2014

      BoE lashes out at EU bonus cap rules

      The Bank of England has launched a full-blooded counter-attack on the EU cap on banker bonuses, calling it the “wrong...

    23. October 16, 2014

      David Cameron warned of Tory revolt over EU ‘opt in’

      David Cameron has been warned he faces his biggest Conservative rebellion over Europe if he presses ahead with plans to “opt...

    24. October 16, 2014

      Market turmoil casts further doubt over Europe revival

      Turmoil across global financial markets and a spike in Greek borrowing costs on Thursday reignited fears about Europe’s...

    25. October 16, 2014

      Russia takes EU to court over Ukraine sanctions

      Russia is taking the EU to court over sanctions imposed on some of its biggest companies. The move is a sign of the pain...

    26. October 16, 2014

      Tories prepare to throw everything at beating Ukip in by-election

      In the Conservative fight to stop the insurgent Ukip in its tracks, Rochester is the front line. On November 20, David...

    27. October 16, 2014

      Cameron faces EU fight on migration curbs

      David Cameron’s promise to impose new restrictions on EU migration had a clear audience in mind: the voters of the Rochester...

    28. October 16, 2014

      Greek PM’s pledge to exit bailout backfires

      Greece’s beleaguered prime minister, Antonis Samaras, used a bold gambit last week to win a confidence vote and preserve a...

    29. beyondbrics

      October 16, 2014

      Guest post: Montenegro's "commitment to Euro-Atlantic values" is pure rhetoric

      By Andrey Petrushinin of the Central European Aluminum Company In a guest post published here on October 10, Milo Dukanovic,...

    30. October 16, 2014

      Eurosceptic bloc collapses after Latvian MEP resigns

      Nigel Farage is facing the potential loss of up to €10m of EU taxpayers’ funding for his UK Independence party after the...

    31. October 16, 2014

      Merkel defends fiscal rules as Paris and Rome put growth first

      German chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday delivered a tough defence of the eurozone’s fiscal rules, raising tensions with...

    32. October 16, 2014

      Hungary questions EU sanctions on Russia

      Hungarian foreign minister Péter Szijjártó has criticised the EU’s policy of sanctions against Russia, questioning their...

    33. October 16, 2014

      David Cameron floats ‘emergency brake’ on EU immigration

      David Cameron may seek an “emergency brake” on jobseekers from other European Union countries in an attempt to tackle the...

    34. October 15, 2014

      Tory and Ukip team up to fight EU arrest warrant

      A leading eurosceptic Conservative is teaming up with Ukip’s treasurer in an attempt to derail the government’s plans to...

    35. October 15, 2014

      Moscow boosts efforts to ease shortage of dollars

      Moscow is stepping up efforts to ease a chronic shortage of dollars that is exacerbating a slide in the rouble and threatens...

    36. October 15, 2014

      Serbia rolls out red carpet for Putin with military parade

      Serbia will on Thursday roll out the red carpet for Russian president Vladimir Putin, greeting him with its first military...

    37. October 15, 2014

      France touts deregulation as budget scrutiny intensifies

      From opening intercity bus routes to extending Sunday shop opening, France has unveiled deregulation plans in an attempt to...

    38. October 15, 2014

      Europe’s big comeback will shake up sugar

      Even by their own admission, not many sugar traders think about events beyond a week. But the big shake-up for European...

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