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  1. May 24, 2012

    Cameron tells eurozone how to solve crisis

    Six months after his isolation at a Brussels summit, David Cameron is raising hackles again – this time with strident...

  2. The World

    April 8, 2012

    Some Easter reading on world affairs

    I am currently in Washington, DC. I packed two books to read on the flight over: “Russia, China and Global Governance” by...

  1. FT Alphaville

    October 13, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, John Gapper: Don’t boot out tomorrow’s Nobels With the award of...

  2. October 12, 2011

    Eurozone ‘outs’ must support single market

    One of the European Union’s greatest achievements has been to scrap non-tariff barriers to trade in goods and services. But...

  3. October 7, 2011

    Berlusconi seeks comfort at Putin’s party

    Off to celebrate Vladimir Putin’s 59th birthday this weekend, Silvio Berlusconi is visiting one of the few places he feels...

  4. August 19, 2011

    Audio slideshow: Russia’s failed 1991 coup

    The attempt to oust Mikhail Gorbachev may have failed, but it hastened the demise of communism and was the making of Boris...

  5. August 1, 2011

    It doesn’t matter who is president of Russia

    In Moscow, the speculation about Russia’s next president is becoming tedious. Dmitry Medvedev has made it clear he would...

  6. March 30, 2011

    Euro-pact plus decision carries hidden threat

    David Cameron is to write to European Union leaders urging them to adopt a British plan for growth, at a time when some...

  7. March 12, 2011

    EU must make a wider offer – with conditions

    From Lord Mandelson, Lord Kinnock, Lord Ashdown and others. Sir, As European politicians start to formulate a response to...

  8. FT Alphaville

    November 17, 2010

    Pink picks, eurozone crisis edition

    Comment, analysis and latest reports on Ireland and the  eurozone debt crisis — as well as some other offerings — from...

  9. November 16, 2010

    The price of German leadership

    The euro, the European Union’s boldest and most ambitious project, is under threat. Divisions among Europe’s leaders, and...

  10. Brussels Blog

    November 5, 2010

    What we talk about when we talk about Germany

    It’s been a quiet week in Brussels, with much of the city away thanks to a two-day bank holiday and a fall break in the...

  11. The World

    June 15, 2010

    FT video: Tensions between France and Germany

    As the EU prepares for its summit at the end of the week, Gideon Rachman chairs a debate with Mats Persson of Open Europe...

  12. Brussels Blog

    June 15, 2010

    FT video: Tensions between France and Germany

    As the EU prepares for its summit at the end of the week, the FT’s senior foreign affairs columnist Gideon Rachman chairs...

  13. FT Alphaville

    May 19, 2010

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Single currency bloc plays ‘beggar-my-neighbour’...

  14. May 18, 2010

    Europe has been damaged by internal wrangling

    Despite European Union leaders agreeing on a €500bn support package, the underlying causes of the euro crisis – southern...

  15. May 12, 2010

    Britain faces backlash over its hands-off stance

    There were signs of a backlash yesterday against Britain for refusing to take part in the eurozone's €750bn rescue plan with...

  16. May 11, 2010

    Backlash over UK stance on euro bail-out

    There were signs of a backlash on Tuesday against Britain for refusing to take part in the eurozone’s €750bn rescue plan...

  17. March 25, 2010

    Sarkozy has much to lose by falling out with Berlin

    Germany's manifest reluctance to come to the aid of debt-laden Greece is causing almost as much anxiety in Paris as it is in...

  18. March 24, 2010

    Sarkozy cannot fall out with Merkel

    Germany’s manifest reluctance to come to the aid of debt-laden Greece is causing almost as much anxiety in Paris as it is in...

  19. November 5, 2009

    Cameron vows to avoid 'bust-up'

    A promise by David Cameron, leader of Britain's Conservatives, that he would not "rush into some massive Euro bust-up" if...

  20. November 5, 2009

    Supreme Court to guard against drift of power

    What has been announced? David Cameron proposed a "United Kingdom sovereignty bill", which he said would ensure the...

  21. November 4, 2009

    Court to guard against drift of power

    What has been announced? David Cameron proposed a “United Kingdom sovereignty bill”, which he said would ensure the ultimate...

  22. October 27, 2009

    Europe does not need a big shot

    Poor Tony Blair - sabotaged by his own countryman. Just weeks ago, Mr Blair looked like the frontrunner to be president of...

  23. The World

    October 27, 2009

    Europe does not need a big shot

    Poor Tony Blair – sabotaged by his own countryman. Just weeks ago,Mr Blair looked like the frontrunner to be president of...

  24. October 26, 2009

    Europe does not need a big shot

    Poor Tony Blair – sabotaged by his own countryman. Just weeks ago,Mr Blair looked like the frontrunner to be president of...

  25. October 9, 2009

    Sounds rather anti-British

    From Mr Adrian Fletcher. Sir, Charles Grant (“President Blair would be good for Europe”, October 7) considers the situation...

  26. October 6, 2009

    President Blair would be good for Europe

    If the Lisbon treaty enters into force, which seems likely, the European Union will appoint a president to chair the...

  27. Brussels Blog

    September 10, 2009

    Further reading: Brussels

    Why Barroso deserves another go (Charles Grant, The Guardian) Brussels is a shining symbol of where the real power lies...

  28. August 16, 2009

    How to make Europe’s military work

    The European Union is justly proud of its “soft power” – its prosperity, stability and commitment to multilateral...

  29. July 23, 2009

    Lack of ambition leaves Europe in the slow lane

    Debates about the future of Europe have an unreal quality about them these days. Eurosceptics – most noisily in Britain but...

  30. The World

    January 22, 2009

    Obama's foreign policy priorities

    Now that Obama has his feet under (or perhaps on?) the Oval Office desk, the rest of the world naturally wants to know –...

  31. December 4, 2008

    Unilateral Germany threatens to weaken Europe

    In Brussels, Paris, Washington and other capitals, one increasingly hears the same complaint: Germany is acting...

  32. October 25, 2008

    Pressure mounts on China to offer help

    China, holder of the world's largest foreign currency reserves, was under growing pressure yesterday to become more...

  33. October 25, 2008

    Pressure mounts on China to offer help

    China, holder of the world's largest foreign currency reserves, was under growing pressure yesterday to get more involved...

  34. June 19, 2008

    China and Europe have made a start

    From Prof Ali M. El-Agraa. Sir, In his article “Europe must build a strategic alliance with China” (June 9), Charles Grant...

  35. June 8, 2008

    Europe must build an alliance with China

    The shift of power from west to east, as the US-dominated international order becomes multipolar, is evident. But the nature...

  36. June 6, 2008

    Honouring the Czechs

    Brussels Blog (Tony Barber): With apologies to France, whose eagerly awaited European Union presidency has not yet even...

  37. Brussels Blog

    June 5, 2008

    Honouring the Czechs

    With apologies to France, whose eagerly awaited European Union presidency has not yet even started, it is tempting to cast...

  38. March 23, 2008

    Sarkozy’s bold European defence initiative

    Sarkozy’s bold European defence initiative Gordon Brown will welcome Nicolas Sarkozy to London on March 27. Almost 10 years...

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