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    1. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Cameron may be open to 'brake' on migrant benefits

      David Cameron may be willing to consider a plan for an “emergency brake” on migrant benefits in spite of heavy...

    2. Brussels Blog

      January 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron’s countdown

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    1. January 27, 2016

      Cameron clears diary for EU renegotiation talks in Brussels

      David Cameron has cleared his diary on Friday for urgent talks in Brussels, amid fears in Downing Street that the...

    2. Brussels Blog

      January 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The taxman cometh

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    3. Brussels Blog

      January 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greece and Schengen

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    4. The World

      January 26, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Greece and Schengen

      This is the Monday edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    5. Fast FT

      January 25, 2016

      European Commission supports plan for tighter border control

      The European Commission threw its weight behind the Slovenian plan to bulk up the Macedonian side of its border with...

    6. Brussels Blog

      January 22, 2016

      Leaked proposal: Plugging up the LuxLeaks

      Next week, the European Commission will take its latest step in its ongoing quest to move beyond the LuxLeaks corporate...

    7. January 15, 2016

      Juncker rebukes Renzi for ‘demonising’ European Commission

      Matteo Renzi was rebuked by Brussels on Friday as Jean-Claude Juncker confronted the Italian prime minister for...

    8. January 15, 2016

      Juncker confident of deal to keep Britain in Europe

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has expressed confidence that Brussels will be able to...

    9. Brussels Blog

      January 13, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Poland’s day of reckoning

      To receive this new daily Brussels Briefing every morning via email, sign up here. “I regarded your letter as an...

    10. January 5, 2016

      EU referendum: David Cameron’s four main hurdles to new deal

      David Cameron emerged from a late-night summit dinner in Brussels last month to declare that he could see “a pathway to...

    11. Brussels Blog

      January 5, 2016

      Is Poland becoming the new Hungary?

      Sign up to the FT’s new daily Brussels briefing It was exactly five years ago that Viktor Orban, then Hungary’s...

    12. January 4, 2016

      Brussels to review Poland’s media crackdown

      Poland’s ultra-conservative government is facing intensified scrutiny by the European Commission after pushing through...

    13. December 21, 2015

      The decline of Europe is a global concern

      In his 1898 poem “Waiting for the Barbarians”, the Greek poet CP Cavafy describes a polity that invents or exaggerates...

    14. December 18, 2015

      David Cameron clears way for Brexit poll in summer

      David Cameron has cleared the way for a UK referendum on EU membership next summer, after emerging from a two-day...

    15. December 18, 2015

      EU summit: Terrine, cries of blackmail and Brexit debate

      As David Cameron emerged just after midnight, the bags under his eyes bore witness to what had been an awkward round of...

    16. December 18, 2015

      David Cameron rebuffed on migrants but hopes of EU deal grow

      David Cameron was left searching for a face-saving plan B in his attempt to restrict immigration to the UK, after EU...

    17. December 17, 2015

      EU reform: Juncker pours cold water on Cameron demands

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, said he was preparing to consider options other than the...

    18. December 16, 2015

      Putin suspends trade zone with Ukraine in tit-for-tat escalation

      Vladimir Putin has ordered the suspension of Russia’s free trade zone with Ukraine, following up on threats that Kiev’s...

    19. Brussels Blog

      December 14, 2015

      Is Davutoglu seeking another EU summit invite?

      During the height of the Donbass crisis, Ukrainian diplomats repeatedly managed to get President Petro Poroshenko into...

    20. December 13, 2015

      Frontex chief welcomes plan for more powerful EU border force

      Just a few years ago, the body entrusted with guarding Europe’s border thought it had a bright future. “What does the...

    21. December 6, 2015

      Estonia president criticises mainstream anti-immigrant sentiment

      Toomas Hendrik Ilves, Estonia’s president, extracted a line from one of the 20th-century’s most powerful poems about...

    22. November 29, 2015

      Eastern Europe to confront Berlin over new Russian gas pipeline

      Eastern Europe is girding for another clash with Berlin over a Russian gas pipeline that would circumvent Ukraine and...

    23. November 26, 2015

      If Schengen fails: Four scenarios threatening passport-free zone

      If the Schengen accord finally buckles under the weight of Europe’s migration and security crises, the world’s biggest...

    24. November 25, 2015

      Delays risk ‘half-baked’ banking union, Brussels warns Italy

      Brussels has made a last-ditch appeal to Italy not to delay the launch of the euro area’s flagship system for handling...

    25. November 24, 2015

      Cameron runs out of time for EU deal this year

      Brussels has told Downing Street it must finalise its negotiating position on EU reform within a week if David Cameron...

    26. November 22, 2015

      Brussels bows deeply to Erdogan to relieve migrant crisis

      When bookmakers tipped Angela Merkel for a Nobel Peace Prize, the plaudits over the German chancellor’s handling of the...

    27. November 19, 2015

      EU-Turkey refugee talks turn sour as Erdogan belittles Juncker

      The potential deal between the EU and Turkey to stem the migrant flow to Europe is floundering as Ankara pushes...

    28. November 15, 2015

      Paris attacks spur fresh calls for new EU border controls

      Europe’s already charged debate over the influx of Middle East refugees was given fresh fuel by the attacks on Paris,...

    29. November 4, 2015

      EU migrant tensions rise as Sweden seeks to join relocation plan

      Sweden will ask Brussels for permission to send some of the 200,000 asylum seekers it expects to receive this year to...

    30. FT Alphaville

      October 21, 2015

      The case against Luxembourg

      This is Jean-Claude Juncker, currently the president of the European Commission: Before he got that job, he helped...

    31. October 14, 2015

      Cameron plans strong push ahead of December EU summit

      David Cameron will on Thursday try to inject energy into his sluggish EU renegotiation after Jean-Claude Juncker,...

    32. September 23, 2015

      Brussels pushes for greater sway over EU borders

      Brussels is seeking to increase its role in policing the EU’s external borders, including in the refugee-inundated...

    33. Brussels Blog

      September 18, 2015

      An underwhelming Juncker LuxLeaks hearing

      Ten months ago, amidst the recriminations of the LuxLeaks scandal, the prospect of Jean-Claude Juncker appearing before...

    34. September 17, 2015

      Jean-Claude Juncker denies link to Luxembourg tax deals

      European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has denied involvement in sweetheart deals that allowed hundreds of...

    35. September 17, 2015

      EU seeks €200m aid agreement with Eritrea

      The EU is aiming to sign a €200m aid agreement with Eritrea by the end of the year as part of its efforts to reduce the...

    36. September 16, 2015

      Juncker set to avoid tough grilling on Luxembourg tax deals

      Jean-Claude Juncker will appear before a European Parliament committee on Thursday for a session to explore ways of...

    37. September 11, 2015

      Rightwing critics attack Merkel over asylum-seekers in Germany

      German chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to welcome hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country has come under...

    38. September 10, 2015

      Free Lunch: Refugees and resources

      Enlighten your self-interest Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, has raised the game on EU...

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