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    1. August 27, 2015

      France cannot indulge the xenophobes on immigration

      You thought the eurozone crisis was bad. Today, Europe faces no greater challenge than the mass exodus of refugees...

    2. August 27, 2015

      French oil major Total to sell $900m of North Sea assets

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      August 26, 2015

      Arming Ukraine - it's time for action

      More than 20 years after the Ukraine Independence Act that created the country I love, its future hangs in the balance...

    4. August 25, 2015

      Train terror suspect played jihad YouTube tape before attack

      The heavily armed man who boarded a train between Amsterdam and Paris last week listened to a jihadist recording on...

    5. August 25, 2015

      Airbnb to collect and remit taxes for hosts in Paris

      Airbnb will collect and remit taxes in Paris, its most popular city, as the sharing economy start-up tries to appease...

    6. August 25, 2015

      Sunday shopping casts a dark shadow over the city of light

      Ever since I moved to Paris two years ago, I have been fascinated by the schizophrenic nature of weekends. Saturdays...

    7. August 24, 2015

      Angela Merkel and François Hollande to discuss migrant crisis

      Angela Merkel will host French counterpart François Hollande in Berlin on Monday to discuss Europe’s response to the...

    8. August 23, 2015

      Thwarted train attack shows France’s vulnerability to terrorists

      As French investigators questioned Ayoub el-Khazzani on Sunday, a host of unknowns continued to surround the...

    9. August 23, 2015

      Israel turns to Kurds for three-quarters of its oil supplies

      Israel has imported as much as three-quarters of its oil from Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish north in recent months,...

    10. August 23, 2015

      Terror attack on train puts spotlight on Schengen

      The ease with which the terror suspect in the failed train attack moved around Europe has put the spotlight on the...

    11. August 22, 2015

      American tourists avert bloodbath in French terror train attack

      Three US citizens have been hailed as heroes after wrestling a heavily armed man to the ground aboard a train between...

    12. August 21, 2015

      Gunman wounds passengers on French train

      A man has been arrested in the northern French town of Arras after he opened fire aboard a train from Amsterdam to...

    13. August 21, 2015

      ‘I’m a fake-wine detective’

      What I do is visual. Tasting is highly subjective — particularly in older wines, where there is more variation from one...

    14. August 21, 2015

      Let them eat cake: Paris suffers baguette ‘shortage’

      The French government’s attempt to reform the labour markets and stimulate growth has had some unintended consequences...

    15. August 21, 2015

      The making of Modiano

      Pedigree, by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti, MacLehose Press, RRP£14.99/Yale University Press, RRP$25,...

    16. August 21, 2015

      Le Pen vows to fight expulsion from the National Front

      Veteran French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen on Friday vowed to fight his expulsion from the far-right National Front...

    17. August 20, 2015

      National Front expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen

      France’s National Front (FN) has ousted its founder Jean-Marie Le Pen in an effort to shed its extremist image and...

    18. August 20, 2015

      Migrant focus switches to Belgian and Dutch ports

      Belgium and the Netherlands are being asked to help keep illegal migrants from British ports following a tightening of...

    19. FT Alphaville

      August 20, 2015

      What's the deal with Belgium?

      Suppose we told you to think of a country in the euro area with chronically dysfunctional politics, anaemic...

    20. August 18, 2015

      Switzerland shoppers stock up on goods from eurozone

      The concrete road bridge that links the picturesque Swiss border town of Rheinfelden to its German twin across the...

    21. August 18, 2015

      Report claims train commuters left ‘out of pocket’

      Train commuters are being left “seriously out of pocket”, according to a report that showed rail fares have risen...

    22. FT Data

      August 17, 2015

      Pole position

      The economy of Poland proved its resilience after the financial crisis – it was the only country in the European Union...

    23. August 17, 2015

      Currency war heating up for yen and euro

      Like frogs in a pot of water, European and Japanese policymakers face being trapped in rising temperatures caused by...

    24. August 16, 2015

      Member states must back their jointly chosen EU leaders

      In August seven years ago I was with Carl Bildt, then the Swedish foreign minister, and Anna-Maria Corazza Bildt, his...

    25. August 16, 2015

      Guillaume Pepy, SNCF CEO: Ambitious for French public transport

      Guillaume Pepy barely has time to stride through the door of the dining room, call for a round of champagne, and take a...

    26. FT Data

      August 15, 2015

      Datawatch: world top tourism destinations

      France continued to be the most popular destination for tourist visits last year, followed by the US and Spain. Mexico...

    27. August 14, 2015

      EU reform will help beat property inheritance tussles

      Owners of French gîtes, Spanish poolside villas and Italian ski chalets will finally be able to decide who can inherit...

    28. FT Photo Diary

      August 14, 2015

      Living at the New Jungle camp

      Sudanese migrant Adam, 26 years old waits in the migrant camp called “New Jungle” next to the fence of the ferry port...

    29. August 14, 2015

      French farmers reap a harvest of strife

      Perched on a nine-metre wooden ladder, French farmer Cécile Chevereau reviews this year’s wheat harvest in the four...

    30. August 14, 2015

      French TV producer who lives in a château with a 100-seat theatre

      The first thing Jean-Louis Remilleux does when we meet is apologise. “I speak English like a Spanish cow,” he says, but...

    31. August 14, 2015

      Weak eurozone data underline fragile recovery

      Disappointing eurozone numbers released on Friday demonstrate the fragility of the region’s recovery despite a cocktail...

    32. August 12, 2015

      Europe plays catch-up with US in drone technology

      Locked away in a large shed in the north of England, surrounded by fields of cows, is one of Britain’s most closely...

    33. FT Alphaville

      August 12, 2015

      Further Reading

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    34. FT Photo Diary

      August 11, 2015

      Football match at the Jungle refugee camp

      Afghan boys pass the time with a game of football at the new jungle refugee camp, close to the port of Calais, France   ...

    35. August 11, 2015

      Adecco: recruitment drive

      Mixed blessings. Welcome to the cyclical world of recruitment specialist Adecco, whose temporary workers are hired when...

    36. August 11, 2015

      The French way of dealing with angry strikers: give in

      It was a predictable scenario. Farmers dumped manure in cities, burnt tyres and blocked the road to Mont-Saint-Michel...

    37. August 10, 2015

      New World of Work: Outsiders battle in France’s dual jobs market

      Soon after Anne-Laure Dormois-Delsol — with her three masters degrees and fluent Chinese — was told for the second time...

    38. FT Data

      August 10, 2015

      Where should you go to watch the best football in Europe?

      By John Burn-Murdoch Europe’s top football leagues get under way throughout August, with England’s Premier League and...

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