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  1. September 15, 2013

    Youth job creation is Africa’s biggest test, warns EU official

    Future unrest is likely in sub-Saharan Africa if jobs cannot be created for the continent’s growing numbers of young people,...

  2. December 18, 2012

    EU warned over untracked overseas aid

    More than €1.6bn in EU overseas development aid doled out to poorer countries last year cannot be properly tracked, an...

  1. February 13, 2012

    EU signals support for Myanmar reforms

    Senior European officials on Monday gave the strongest assurances yet to Myanmar’s government of economic and diplomatic...

  2. December 7, 2011

    EU to stop aid to fast-growing countries

    The European Union is to stop all bilateral aid payments to China, India, Brazil and other fast-growing economies as a...

  3. April 20, 2010

    EU to consider rules on overseas aid

    European Union policymakers will on Wednesday urge member states to consider laws that would make development aid...

  4. December 30, 2009

    Putin hits at Ukraine oil tariff demands

    Vladimir Putin, Russia's prime minister, accused Ukraine of "abuse" even as Moscow and Kiev resolved an oil transit dispute...

  5. December 29, 2009

    Putin criticises Ukraine oil tariff demands

    Vladimir Putin, Russia’s prime minister, accused Ukraine of “abuse” even as Moscow and Kiev resolved an oil transit dispute...

  6. November 27, 2009

    Winners and losers: How member states fared

    Winners ● France’s Michel Barnier gets financial services regulation as part of the internal market portfolio: a sizeable...

  7. November 4, 2009

    Guest column: Advantages of frugal fuel

    Invest €8bn ($12bn). Get back €25bn. That is how much the European economy should benefit by implementing a new European...

  8. June 23, 2009

    Oil gains poise as EU accepts $70 a barrel

    Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as the European Union’s energy commissioner said that a $70 a barrel price was unlikely to...

  9. FT Alphaville

    May 18, 2009

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - Slovakia raises important questions about the rigid application of the Maastricht criteria. - S&P 500...

  10. January 27, 2009

    Brussels plans €250m boost for pipeline

    The European Commission is planning to invest €250m ($330m, £233m) in Nabucco, the pipeline project that would bring gas...

  11. January 14, 2009

    EU to attend Moscow gas talks

    The European Union on Thursday confirmed that it would join a summit in Moscow at the weekend aimed at resolving the gas...

  12. January 13, 2009

    Gas supply expected to resume flow today

    Russian gas could flow again to the European Union early today, officials said, after Russia and Ukraine moved to contain a...

  13. January 13, 2009

    Gas supply expected to resume flow today

    Russian gas could flow again to the European Union early today, officials said, after Russia and Ukraine moved to contain a...

  14. December 19, 2008

    Russians threaten to cut off gas

    Russia raised fears of a new year gas shortage in Europe when it threatened yesterday to cut off exports to Ukraine. A...

  15. December 10, 2008

    Gazprom issues warning on Ukraine pipes

    Gazprom warned on Tuesday that the Soviet-built transit pipes that carry most of the Russian energy giant’s gas to Europe...

  16. September 17, 2008

    Europe plays catch-up in race for gas

    For half a century, western companies have honed the delicate art of lobbying Nigerian leaders for access to one of the...

  17. September 17, 2008

    Europe plays catch-up in race for gas

    For half a century, western companies have honed the delicate art of lobbying Nigerian leaders for access to one of the...

  18. September 17, 2008

    Brussels takes on Gazprom in Nigeria

    The European Union, increasingly anxious to reduce its dependence on Russian gas following the conflict in Georgia, has...

  19. March 5, 2008

    Russia halves gas supply to Ukraine

    Europe was preparing itself last night for possible reductions in gas supply as Gazprom halved shipments to Ukraine and...

  20. March 4, 2008

    Russia halves gas supply to Ukraine

    Europe was preparing itself on Tuesday night for possible reductions in gas supply as Gazprom halved shipments to Ukraine...

  21. February 28, 2008

    Energy groups to escape split of assets

    Electricité de France, Eon and other big European energy groups are poised to escape a forced split of their assets because...

  22. February 27, 2008

    EU energy groups seek deal on assets

    Electricité de France, Eon and other big European energy groups are poised to escape a forced split of their assets, because...

  23. February 27, 2008

    Energy ownership unbundling benefits households and industry

    From Mr Andris Piebalgs. Sir, I read with interest the letter from eight European energy ministers (“Reform plan for EU...

  24. February 11, 2008

    Indonesia faces dispute over biofuels fields

    The world’s thirst for biofuels is causing human rights abuses as well as environmental damage in Indonesia as companies...

  25. January 15, 2008

    EU boosts biofuels despite concerns

    Europe is set to press ahead with measures to boost biofuels in spite of battles in Brussels about whether they cause more...

  26. January 15, 2008

    Brussels sticks to biofuels target

    Europe is to press ahead with measures to boost biofuels despite internal battles in Brussels on whether they cause more...

  27. January 14, 2008

    Industry warns on crop fuel targets

    The UK biofuels industry has joined forces with opponents of Europe’s push for a rapid increase in the use of fuels from...

  28. November 2, 2007

    US and EU urge Opec to boost output ahead of winter

    Opec came under renewed pressure yesterday from the US and Europe to boost its production as prices surged to new highs...

  29. November 1, 2007

    US and EU urge Opec to boost output

    Opec came under renewed pressure on Thursday from the US and Europe to boost its production as prices surged to new highs...

  30. October 5, 2007

    Eon's chief defiant on break-up proposals

    Eon, Europe's largest energy group, said it would go to Germany's constitutional court if member states approved European...

  31. October 5, 2007

    Eon defiant on break-up plan

    Eon, Europe's largest energy group, said it would go to Germany's constitutional court if member states approved European...

  32. October 4, 2007

    Eon defiant on break-up plan

    Eon, Europe’s largest energy group, said it would go to Germany’s constitutional court if member states approved European...

  33. October 3, 2007

    Russian group turns up heat after gains for pro-west bloc

    Gazprom likes to present itself as a purely commercial company. But yesterday the Russian state-controlled gas group gave a...

  34. October 3, 2007

    Gazprom puts on display of political muscle

    Gazprom likes to present itself as a purely commercial company. But yesterday the Russian state-controlled gas group gave a...

  35. October 2, 2007

    Gazprom flexes political muscles

    Gazprom likes to present itself as a purely commercial company. But on Tuesday the Russian state-controlled gas group gave a...

  36. September 20, 2007

    Character map

    Andris Piebalgs is a softly spoken, unassuming Latvian, who finds himself at the centre of the controversial drive to break...

  37. September 18, 2007

    Energy plans

    An independent regulator is vital to achieve full competition in the European Union's electricity and gas markets, said Sir...

  38. September 17, 2007

    Call for independent EU energy regulator

    The presence of an independent regulator is vital to achieve full competition in the European Union’s electricity and gas...

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