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  1. August 5, 2011

    Cyprus forms new centre-left cabinet

    President Demetris Christofias Friday swore in a new centre-left cabinet and pledged to take “all necessary measures to deal...

  2. July 19, 2011

    Cypriot foreign minister resigns over blast

    The foreign minister of Cyprus has resigned amid mounting popular anger over the deaths of 13 people in an explosion last...

  1. December 9, 2009

    Cyprus adds obstacles to Turkish EU accession path

    The Greek Cypriot-led government of Cyprus yesterday placed new obstacles in the way of Turkey's efforts to join the...

  2. December 9, 2009

    Cyprus blocks Turkey's EU path

    The Greek Cypriot- controlled government of Cyprus placed new obstacles in the way of Turkey's efforts to join the European...

  3. December 8, 2009

    Cyprus adds obstacles to Turkey EU accession

    The Greek Cypriot-led government of Cyprus on Tuesday placed new obstacles in the way of Turkey’s efforts to join the...

  4. October 10, 2008

    Cyprus power talks soon stall

    Cyprus unification talks are in trouble after only three meetings between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders and need to...

  5. October 10, 2008

    Cyprus power talks soon stall

    Cyprus unification talks are in trouble after only three meetings between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders and need to...

  6. October 9, 2008

    Cyprus talks hit difficulties

    Cyprus unification talks face difficulties after only three meetings between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders and need...

  7. May 6, 2008

    Brussels opts to play safe as Irish vote looms

    Eighteen months before it completes its term, the sun is starting to set on the European Commission headed by José Manuel...

  8. May 5, 2008

    Brussels plays it safe as Irish vote looms

    Eighteen months before it completes its term, the sun is starting to set on the European Commission headed by José Manuel...

  9. Brussels Blog

    April 3, 2008

    Power games in Brussels

    A colleague visited recently from the FT’s London mothership, and a few of us took him out to sample some hearty Belgian...

  10. March 12, 2008

    Hopes for fresh Cyprus talks

    Greek Cypriots want to open talks with their Turkish counterparts after four years of deadlock, according to the new...

  11. March 12, 2008

    Observer: Cypriot with the zeal of a convert

    Markos Kyprianou, the new Cypriot foreign minister, does not seem too happy to have swapped the salubrious corridors of...

  12. March 11, 2008

    Hopes rise ahead of Cyprus unity talks

    Greek Cypriots will talk directly to their Turkish counterparts after four years of deadlock, the country’s new foreign...

  13. March 11, 2008

    Cypriot with the zeal of a convert

    Markos Kyprianou, the new Cypriot foreign minister, does not seem too happy to have swapped the salubrious corridors of...

  14. February 27, 2008

    Observer: Stay or go?

    Rumours have been swirling in Brussels that Markos Kyprianou, the Cypriot health commissioner, is heading home. Kyprianou,...

  15. February 26, 2008

    Ospel’s long day in the hot seat

    So great is the interest in Wednesday’s extraordinary shareholders’ meeting that UBS has ordered the doors at its venue in...

  16. January 31, 2008

    EU proposes food label rules

    The fight against Europe's obesity epidemic was stepped up yesterday as the European Commission proposed stricter...

  17. January 30, 2008

    EU plans stricter food labelling rules

    The fight against Europe’s obesity epidemic was stepped up yesterday as the European Commission proposed stricter...

  18. January 16, 2008

    Brussels to hear report on moral and ethical issues

    The ethical and moral issues surrounding the use of cloned animals and their offspring for food and milk will be examined...

  19. January 15, 2008

    Brussels to hear report on cloning ethics

    A European advisory group, including senior Christian theologians, will on Wednesday deliver its report on the ethical and...

  20. December 11, 2007

    Companies move to halt junk food advertising

    Nearly a dozen global food companies will on Tuesday announce plans to halt advertising junk food to children under 12...

  21. October 25, 2007

    EU asked to study risks of tobacco product

    Snus, tobacco that is placed in the mouth rather than smoked, took a step towards legalisation in the European Union on...

  22. October 17, 2007

    Brussels to propose easing cross-border health rules

    Patients will be able to seek treatment abroad based on clinical need rather than waiting time under plans drawn up by the...

  23. October 17, 2007

    Brussels plans to relax health rules

    Patients will be able to seek treatment abroad based on clinical need rather than waiting time under plans drawn up by the...

  24. September 25, 2007

    Brussels plans bluetongue vaccinations

    Sheep and cattle could be routinely vaccinated against the bluetongue virus that has rampaged across northern Europe within...

  25. Brussels Blog

    September 20, 2007

    Brussels cuts its appetite for legislation

    Anyone wanting to learn what Brussels means by better regulation should look at its developing policy on nutrition and...

  26. September 6, 2007

    Watchdogs to consider food colouring research

    European food authorities on Thursday promised to consider the British re­search showing a link between hyperactivity in...

  27. August 31, 2007

    Brussels presses F1 over tobacco ties

    Formula 1 should cut its remaining ties to tobacco as part of efforts to discourage youngsters from smoking, the European...

  28. July 5, 2007

    Observer: Bloodsuckers?

    Relations between Poland and Germany are pretty bad after Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the Polish president, blamed Berlin for his...

  29. May 31, 2007

    EU pushes voluntary code to tackle obesity

    Europe's food and drink industry has been given three years to show voluntary measures can tackle obesity or face tougher...

  30. May 30, 2007

    Food industry given obesity deadline

    Europe’s food and drink industry has been given three years to show voluntary measures can tackle obesity or face tougher...

  31. April 23, 2007

    EU-Russia talks on meat dispute end in deadlock

    Talks to improve tense relations between Russia and the European Union ended in deadlock yesterday after the two sides...

  32. April 22, 2007

    EU-Russia meat talks end in deadlock

    Talks to improve tense relations between Russia and the European Union ended in deadlock on Sunday after the two sides...

  33. April 20, 2007

    Mandelson warning on EU-Russia mistrust

    Europe-Russia relations have plumbed depths unseen since the cold war, with mistrust and lack of respect widespread on both...

  34. January 30, 2007

    Brussels plans to curb EU smoking

    Smoking could be banned in all public buildings throughout the European Union within two years. Markos Kyprianou, the...

  35. January 26, 2007

    Observer

    Stay or go? Rumours have been swirling in Brussels that Markos Kyprianou, the Cypriot health commissioner, is heading home....

  36. January 19, 2007

    Observer: Meaty moniker

    Markos Kyprianou, the EU health commissioner, has been given a new nickname by "Angie" Merkel, the German chancellor. The...

  37. December 19, 2006

    Bid to avert Russian ban on imports of EU meat

    The European Union's health commissioner flies to Moscow today in a last-ditch attempt to avert a Russian threat to ban all...

  38. November 10, 2006

    Observer: An extra serving of praise (for some)

    The danger of deciding to "name and praise" is that those not named might feel shamed by implication. This may have been the...

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