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    1. September 11, 2014

      ‘Background guy’ plays major role in fightback against Yes camp

      The business fightback against Scottish independence has been organised from behind a desk in 10 Downing Street by a former...

    2. September 2, 2014

      Debate heats up in US and Europe over arming Kiev

      After the bruising debates about sanctioning Russia over the Ukraine crisis, there is now growing political discussion among...

    1. August 31, 2014

      Nato frontline states see fears over Russia realised

      “War” – it was little surprise that three Baltic states and Poland were among the first to utter the word on Thursday after...

    2. March 12, 2014

      Crimea occupation casts shadow of 1940 over Baltic nations

      Russia’s occupation of Crimea has drawn plenty of historical comparisons from the build-up to the first world war in 1914...

    3. March 7, 2014

      Central and eastern European leaders see Russian fears confirmed

      For some central and eastern European political leaders, the Kremlin’s military intervention in Ukraine serves as powerful...

    4. October 7, 2013

      Minister praised Thatcher’s ‘looks, charm and bearing’

      Margaret Thatcher’s ability to reduce political opponents to rubble was renowned but new evidence is available that she was...

    5. July 2, 2013

      Lithuania’s president warns of Russia’s rising influence in east

      As she takes the helm of the EU’s rotating presidency, Lithuania’s president has a message for her fellow European leaders:...

    6. beyondbrics

      April 9, 2013

      New York headlines

      * Indonesia borrows $3bn at record low cost * N Korea urges foreigners to leave Seoul * Chinese inflation slows sharply in...

    7. beyondbrics

      April 9, 2013

      London headlines

      * Chinese inflation slows sharply in March * Sundance calls off takeover by Hanlong * Emerging markets’ thirst for coffee...

    8. beyondbrics

      April 9, 2013

      People's Daily lauds Iron Lady

      Margaret Thatcher, who died on Monday, was more popular abroad than she was at home – and the emerging markets were no...

    9. February 5, 2013

      Romania and Lithuania back fracking

      Romania and Lithuania have followed Ukraine in giving high-level backing to shale gas exploration, in a sign the political...

    10. October 29, 2012

      Lithuania’s new coalition vetoed by president

      Lithuania was plunged into post-election turmoil after the Baltic country’s president vetoed the choice of a centre-left...

    11. FT Alphaville

      February 1, 2012

      The Iron Lady

      Meet Gina Rinehart. She’s the richest person in Australia, and if the iron ore price holds, the daughter of Australian...

    12. January 22, 2010

      Lithuania’s foreign minister steps down

      By Andrew Ward in LondonLithuania’s foreign minister resigned on Thursday amid a dispute over the Baltic country’s hosting...

    13. October 2, 2009

      Lunch with the FT: Dalia Grybauskaite

      Midway through my lunch with Dalia Grybauskaite, I feel a strange urge to launch myself at her. It is not that I am...

    14. The World

      August 4, 2009

      Europe prepares for a Baltic blast

      A writer who projects emotions on to the weather is guilty of the “pathetic fallacy”. But, at the risk of sounding both...

    15. Brussels Blog

      July 31, 2009

      European news round-up: Friday

      The Spanish press is dominated by Eta’s attack in Mallorca, which left two police officers dead. El País reports that José...

    16. July 31, 2009

      Lithuania president admits prospect of IMF loan if money raising fails

      Lithuania's new president has admitted that her country could be forced to seek help from the International Monetary Fund...

    17. July 31, 2009

      Lithuania hints at IMF approach

      Lithuania's new president has admitted that her country could be forced to seek help from the International Monetary Fund...

    18. July 31, 2009

      With Fulham FC in Lithuania

      Gideon Rachman's blog: Over the last couple of years I have been gradually transferring my loyalties from Chelsea football...

    19. July 30, 2009

      Lithuania may need IMF loan, says president

      Lithuania’s new president has admitted that her country could be forced to seek help from the International Monetary Fund if...

    20. The World

      July 29, 2009

      With Fulham football club in Lithuania

      Over the last couple of years I have been gradually transferring my loyalties from Chelsea football club to Fulham. Fulham...

    21. May 21, 2009

      Press on with structural reform now, new EU members urged

      The European Union's new member states should use the economic crisis to make essential reforms - rather than beg for...

    22. May 18, 2009

      Lithuania’s president elected with strong mandate

      Dalia Grybauskaite, the European Union budget commissioner, has won a strong mandate as Lithuania’s first woman president,...

    23. May 18, 2009

      Independent to lead Lithuania

      Dalia Grybauskaite, the European Union's budget commissioner, won a resounding victory yesterday in Lithuania's...

    24. May 17, 2009

      Lithuania votes in new president

      Dalia Grybauskaite, the European Union budget commissioner, on Sunday won a resounding victory in the election to be the...

    25. May 7, 2008

      States warned on use of aid

      Former communist countries in central and eastern Europe were warned to do a better job of absorbing billions of euros they...

    26. September 13, 2007

      Barroso pledge for open EU budget debate

      José Manuel Barroso, European Commission president, yesterday pledged that there would be "no taboos" in a wide-ranging...

    27. May 4, 2007

      Brussels set to bail out struggling Galileo

      The European taxpayer will be asked to bail out an intended rival to the American global positioning system, as its private...

    28. May 3, 2007

      Taxpayers face €1.2bn bill for Galileo

      The European taxpayer will be asked to bail out an intended rival to the US global positioning system as its private...

    29. May 3, 2007

      Boost for Galileo in EU budget

      Plans for a €129bn ($176bn, £88bn) European Union 2008 budget were tabled yesterday, with big increases for a faltering...

    30. March 13, 2007

      Truckers face higher diesel prices in Europe

      Prices of commercial diesel should rise in many European countries to curb the phenomenon of “fuel tourism” - where truckers...

    31. May 17, 2006

      Slovenia gets euro go-ahead but Lithuania's inflation too high

      Slovenia was yesterday cleared to join the eurozone next year, in the first stage of a roll-out of the single currency into...

    32. May 16, 2006

      Slovenia cleared to join eurozone in 2007

      Slovenia was on Tuesday cleared to join the eurozone next year, in the first stage of a roll-out of the single currency into...

    33. May 11, 2006

      Observer: Low-budget cast

      This month's formal signing in Strasbourg of the European Union budget deal, painfully reached after months of haggling...

    34. April 19, 2006

      Observer: Tax talk

      Dalia Grybauskaite, the European budget commissioner, has caused a stir in the UK with an interview in Parliament magazine...

    35. April 18, 2006

      US trade swap leaves Mandelson in a spin

      US trade swap leaves Mandelson in a spin Just as the world trade negotiators race to meet an end-of-the-month deadline, the...

    36. April 6, 2006

      MEPs win further €2bn for budget deal

      The European parliament has squeezed an additional €2bn out of member states as part of a seven-year EU budget deal, ending...

    37. April 6, 2006

      Observer: From commissars to commissioners?

      What can explain the preponderance of former communist sympathisers at the top of the European Commission? José Manuel...

    38. April 5, 2006

      From commissars to commissioners?

      What can explain the preponderance of former communist sympathisers at the top of the European Commission? José Manuel...

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