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  1. September 19, 2014

    ECB urges Berlin to cut taxes and spend to revive eurozone growth

    Berlin has hit back at calls from a top European Central Bank official urging Germany to spend more to help the eurozone...

  2. September 14, 2014

    Germany’s anti-euro AfD extends its electoral gains

    Germany’s eurosceptic Alternative für Deutschland looks set to extend its recent run of electoral successes by winning seats...

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  1. London and the World 2013

    With the capital’s population predicted to soar to 10m by 2031 and challenges from riv...
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  1. September 14, 2014

    Sweden’s Social Democrats look to lead government

    Sweden woke up on Monday to an unusual bout of political uncertainty after the centre-left opposition won its first election...

  2. September 14, 2014

    Feedback: Liveable cities

    Michael Skapinker’s column last week argued that “liveable cities” such as Melbourne were inferior to London and New York –...

  3. September 12, 2014

    Los Angeles art market hots up

    The buzz around the Los Angeles art scene is growing ever stronger. Hauser Wirth & Schimmel is opening a huge gallery...

  4. September 12, 2014

    Small German cities face battle to keep young

    The medieval city of Coburg in central Germany is proud of its historic links to the British monarchy. Thousands of tourists...

  5. September 11, 2014

    Mario Draghi hits back at critics of asset-backed securities plan

    Mario Draghi has hit back at critics of his plan to revive the eurozone’s recovery by buying hundreds of billions of euros...

  6. The World

    September 11, 2014

    The gulf in budget discipline between Paris and Berlin

    Like anyone familiar with the French definition of budgetary discipline, I didn’t spill my coffee in shock on Wednesday...

  7. September 10, 2014

    ECB to press ahead with ABS-buying programme

    The European Central Bank yesterday pledged to press ahead with plans to revive the stagnant eurozone economy by buying...

  8. September 10, 2014

    Exit Paradise, Neuköllner Oper, Studio, Berlin – review

    What happens when none of your dreams comes true? Uschi longs to travel. She collects odd facts and reflects on her...

  9. September 9, 2014

    Politico and Springer eye European news

    Politico, the journalistic upstart that took on the Washington Post in its home market, is bringing its brand of political...

  10. September 9, 2014

    Berlin rejects spending splurge to boost eurozone recovery

    Berlin dashed hopes that it might open the door to higher public investments to spark a recovery in the eurozone when its...

  11. September 9, 2014

    Google launches public meetings on ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

    Google on Tuesday held the first in a series of public meetings across Europe to debate how the technology company should...

  12. September 8, 2014

    Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London

    One could hear the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra a hundred times and still marvel at its beefy sound, the precision of its...

  13. September 4, 2014

    Germany and EU head for “war” over mobile termination fees

    The German telecoms regulator and the European Commission are set for a “war” over mobile termination fees, which generate...

  14. September 4, 2014

    Putin’s Ukraine offensive puts Obama on the defensive

    After admitting last week that “we do not have a strategy yet” for dealing with the Islamist militants in Syria who have...

  15. September 4, 2014

    M – film review

    The great Peter Lorre whistles a tune and our skins prickle in horror. So begins M, Fritz Lang’s 1931 Meisterwerk, now...

  16. September 4, 2014

    German companies struggle to rise to Silicon Valley challenge

    Germany’s industrial challenges The Hannover Messe, the world’s largest industrial fair, is normally an occasion for German...

  17. September 3, 2014

    Commerzbank CEO’s eurozone bond calls irk Berlin

    Calls from the head of one of Germany’s largest lenders for eurozone member states to start issuing common bonds have been...

  18. September 2, 2014

    ECB: Draghi’s eurozone deal

    About halfway through the speech, Mario Draghi stumbled. The European Central Bank president had reached a passage in his...

  19. September 2, 2014

    Germany says ‘Nein’ to Uber taxi app

    Angela Merkel rarely loses an opportunity to lecture her French and Italian counterparts on the need for structural economic...

  20. September 2, 2014

    Estonia PM warns Europe must guard against Russia in long term

    Russia’s intervention in Ukraine has so utterly transformed Europe’s security outlook that western governments must be on...

  21. September 2, 2014

    Uber hit with nationwide ban in Germany

    Fare comment: cities’ reaction to Uber Uber is facing its biggest legal challenge so far after its most popular service was...

  22. August 31, 2014

    Germany to ship weapons to Iraqi Kurds to fight Isis

    The German government has announced that it will ship armour-piercing missiles, thousands of assault rifles and other...

  23. August 29, 2014

    Clash of the film titans

    In cinema, what’s not shown on screen is often as significant as what is – and the same goes for film festivals. The...

  24. August 23, 2014

    Germany urges Ukraine to accept federal solution with separatists

    Angela Merkel has urged Russia to engage in a peace plan with Ukraine’s government during her first visit to Kiev since the...

  25. August 22, 2014

    Why high-end housing in Berlin differs from London and Paris

    In the summer of 1989, Friedrichstrasse was a drab road close to the Wall in what was then East Berlin. Next to...

  26. August 19, 2014

    Drama in treacherous territory

    Colonialism is a fraught subject for drama. Any attempt to put it onstage will meet with a swarm of questions – not least...

  27. August 18, 2014

    Berlin on defensive over Turkey spying claims

    When Germany discovered a suspected double agent in the ranks of its foreign intelligence agency this summer, its response...

  28. August 17, 2014

    Ukrainian forces close in on rebels as peace talks resume

    Ukraine claimed on Sunday that its army had advanced into the eastern city of Lugansk, marking a breakthrough in a...

  29. August 14, 2014

    Uber banned in Berlin on passenger safety grounds

    Uber, the app-enabled taxi service, is facing a new challenge in Germany after Berlin’s city government voted to ban its use...

  30. August 13, 2014

    Eon profit down as clean energy squeezes power price

    Eon posted a 20 per cent fall in profit on Wednesday as the expansion of renewable energy in its home market squeezed...

  31. FT Photo Diary

    August 12, 2014

    Suits you

    Thomas Peter/Reuters Florian Steiner, right, a tropical medicine doctor, and Thomas Klotzkowski, a ward physician, step out...

  32. August 10, 2014

    Rocket Internet’s success comes with detractors

    In its home country, the rapid international expansion of Rocket has led to it being loathed rather than lauded – at least...

  33. FT Alphaville

    August 7, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Go long Harrods: This is the Russian government’s official decree banning food imports...

  34. August 7, 2014

    Russian sanctions force Rheinmetall to issue profit warning

    Evidence that EU sanctions against Russia are starting to hurt European companies emerged on Thursday when Rheinmetall...

  35. August 3, 2014

    France urges G20 to put issue of US bank fines on agenda

    France has gathered support to challenge US regulators imposing heavy penalties on foreign banks at a G20 meeting of world...

  36. July 30, 2014

    Merkel rethink on sanctions reflects loss of trust in Putin

    Hours after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in a field in eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people and igniting a...

  37. July 29, 2014

    David Cameron to halve time that EU migrants can claim benefits

    David Cameron will announce plans on Tuesday to halve the time that European migrants can claim British benefits, in a drive...

  38. July 27, 2014

    Germany: A nation of tenants

    Like most young Germans, Katja and Felix rent their flat. Located on a busy east Berlin street, with trams running past, it...

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