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    1. Fast FT

      August 2, 2016

      Juncker to appoint new UK commissioner as 'security' chief

      Sir Julian King, Britain’s new man in Brussels, is set to be appointed as the EU’s new “security commissioner” as the...

    2. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Michel Barnier appointed as Juncker's Brexit chief

      Michel Barnier, a former vice president of the European Commission and a man well-versed in financial regulation, has...

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    1. July 12, 2016

      Angela Merkel: Crunch time for Europe’s crisis manager

      For Angela Merkel, Brexit is a threat to everything she has achieved in more than a decade as the EU’s dominant...

    2. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      UK's new EU commissioner gets backing of Juncker

      European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has given his approval to Britain’s new candidate to be the country’s...

    3. July 9, 2016

      Call for quick decision over EU citizens in UK

      The UK is pushing for an agreement within weeks on the rights of both Europeans living in Britain and British citizens...

    4. July 8, 2016

      UK confirms new EU commissioner

      Sir Julian King, the UK’s ambassador to France, has been nominated as the UK’s new EU commissioner to replace Jonathan...

    5. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls for 'pragmatic' EU/UK talks

      US president Barack Obama has called for the UK and EU to avoid “protracted and adversarial” negotiations over...

    6. Fast FT

      July 6, 2016

      ECB slams Slovenia over central bank raid

      The European Central Bank’s president has lashed out at the Slovenian authorities, accusing Ljubljana of “unlawful...

    7. July 6, 2016

      Mood of defiance tests authority of EU’s executive

      Europe’s political troubles are legion, from migration and the euro to Brexit and swaggering populists. Sitting...

    8. July 5, 2016

      EU trade deal bows to the power of parliaments

      Even before the UK had voted to leave the EU, the tensions over authority between the member states and the European...

    9. July 5, 2016

      Britain be warned: Juncker is going nowhere

      In Berlin and other EU national capitals, some politicians and government officials speak openly of their...

    10. July 4, 2016

      Juncker to give way on EU-Canada trade plan

      Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission president, is preparing to ditch contentious plans to fast-track approval...

    11. Brussels Blog

      July 4, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Take the power back

      Like a couple in a strained marriage, the EU’s 27* national leaders will in September head to Bratislava for a day by...

    12. July 1, 2016

      Brexit: ‘We want to be Big Scotland’

      Andrew Veitch gave thousands of pounds to the campaign against Scottish independence from the UK in 2014. Now the...

    13. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      Juncker: no time to lose on UK exit talks

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has warned there is “no time to lose”, urging the UK to...

    14. June 30, 2016

      EU institutions must share some of the blame for Brexit

      After last week’s referendum in the UK, there is pressure for decisive action — a swift EU divorce from Britain and a...

    15. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Rajoy dashes Scottish hopes of EU membership

      Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has dashed Scottish hopes of retaining EU membership in the case of a British...

    16. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      EU warns UK: no 'single market a la carte'

      EU leaders have given their strongest signal yet that Britain will not be allowed to cherry pick its new relationship...

    17. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one conspicuous absentee. David Cameron is locked out of...

    18. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      EU-27 gather without UK: 'who can stop us now?'

      EU leaders have gathered for their first informal meeting as 27 member states in Brussels this morning, after UK prime...

    19. Brussels Blog

      June 29, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Cameron's first farewell

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. EU leaders resume their meeting this morning with one...

    20. Fast FT

      June 29, 2016

      Sturgeon to meet Juncker today in Brussels

      Nicola Sturgeon has flown to Brussels today for talks with Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission,...

    21. June 29, 2016

      Where does Angela Merkel stand on Brexit?

      Angela Merkel is the European leader who will be most influential in the relationship between Britain and Europe in the...

    22. June 28, 2016

      Merkel, the great procrastinator, could be Britain’s saviour

      The best news of a black week was that Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is assuming a dominant role in the EU’s...

    23. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Farage booed at the European Parliament

      UKIP leader Nigel Farage was booed in the European Parliament as he called on the EU to take a “grown up and sensible”...

    24. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Juncker calls on UK to clarify position 'swiftly'

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has called on the UK to “swiftly” clarify its position...

    25. June 27, 2016

      Eastern Europeans launch post-Brexit attack on Juncker

      Eastern Europe has launched a stinging attack on the European Commission and its president Jean-Claude Juncker, calling...

    26. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Poland blames Brussels for Brexit, calls for new EU treaty

      Poland has blamed Brussels for Brexit and said the leaders of EU institutions should “suffer the consequences” and step...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      June 27, 2016

      An affectionate meeting

      European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker kisses European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre...

    28. June 26, 2016

      Brexit: Angela Merkel yet again at centre of EU crisis

      Behind the funereal calm of chancellor Angela Merkel’s response to the UK’s shock Brexit vote is a desperate attempt to...

    29. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Juncker: 'this is not the beginning of the end of the EU'

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has said Britain’s EU exit does not mark the end of the...

    30. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      EU: Britain must start exit process 'as soon as possible'

      The EU’s senior leaders have asserted the bloc will continue with 27 member states and said they are ready to “launch...

    31. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Juncker: 'Out means out' for Brits

      Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, has said a British vote to exit the EU would be final and...

    32. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      ECB latest to question Brussels' lax budget policing

      The European Central Bank has voiced its concerns over lax implementation of Brussels’ budgetary rules, adding to a...

    33. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: TTIP or not TTIP

      Washington and Brussels are racing to rebuild momentum for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, amid...

    34. May 31, 2016

      Europe and US in race to keep TTIP on track

      Washington and Brussels are scrambling to rebuild momentum for a landmark trade accord, amid signs that it is faltering...

    35. May 27, 2016

      An ill-advised tweet reveals the merits of Brussels restraint

      Throughout the UK referendum campaign on EU membership, senior political figures in Europe have deliberately only made...

    36. May 26, 2016

      Brussels casts Boris Johnson in populist ‘horror scenario’

      Boris Johnson is telling distorted stories about the EU and is part of a “horror scenario” of rising populism, say...

    37. May 26, 2016

      EU warns China to expect new steel tariffs

      The EU has warned China that it faces new anti-dumping tariffs on steel, amid growing pressure for the west to block...

    38. May 20, 2016

      ‘Deserters will not be welcomed back’, Juncker warns UK voters

      The president of the European Commission has warned British voters ahead of next month’s referendum on EU membership...

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