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    1. September 3, 2015

      Greek opposition New Democracy party closes gap on Syriza

      Alexis Tsipras’s leftwing Syriza party is facing a backlash from dissatisfied voters as campaigning heats up for a snap...

    2. September 3, 2015

      Q&A: How UK is handling migrant numbers

      How many migrants has the UK taken in from conflict-ridden states? In March 2014, the Home Office announced it was...

    3. FT Alphaville

      September 3, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - Gross, context available upon click: “But now let’s go small: ants, snails, worms. Feelin’...

    4. September 2, 2015

      A brief chance for Europe to rescue its integrity

      The EU is in disarray. Faced with waves of asylum seekers from conflict-ridden states, too many European countries have...

    5. September 2, 2015

      Luck runs out at Budapest’s Keleti station for Syrian refugees

      In normal times, couples like Manal, an engineer, and her husband Ibrahim, a lawyer, could buy a two-hour flight from...

    6. September 1, 2015

      Greece’s hard-left party hopes star recruits will dazzle voters

      Greece’s hard-left Popular Unity party is hoping the star quality of its latest recruits will lift its fortunes as the...

    7. September 1, 2015

      Migrant flows puts EU’s Schengen under pressure

      From terror attacks and surges in migration to Roma deportation campaigns, the Schengen area has withstood European...

    8. September 1, 2015

      Eurozone unemployment hits lowest level in three years

      Eurozone unemployment has fallen to its lowest level in three years, hitting 10.9 per cent in July amid encouraging...

    9. August 30, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras rallies supporters as Syriza takes knock in polls

      Alexis Tsipras tried to rally Syriza party members behind him at the weekend in advance of a snap election, as opinion...

    10. August 28, 2015

      Walks amid the watchtowers of the Mani

      I first came to the Mani through the pages of my literary hero and travel writing guru, Patrick Leigh Fermor. Paddy,...

    11. August 28, 2015

      Switzerland avoids recession despite steep rise in franc

      Switzerland has unexpectedly escaped falling into recession, with the affluent Alpine economy weathering a steep rise...

    12. August 27, 2015

      Tsipras gambles on outright poll victory to win reform mandate

      His party has split and its popularity has slumped since Greece agreed last month to a new €86bn rescue package — and...

    13. August 27, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras’s main rivals in Greece’s election race

      PANAGIOTIS LAFAZANIS — THE LEFTWING VETERAN A veteran leftwinger who, like Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister,...

    14. August 24, 2015

      Merkel and Hollande call for equal spread of refugees across EU

      Angela Merkel and François Hollande on Monday called for a more equal distribution of asylum seekers across the EU, as...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. August 21, 2015

      Macedonian forces fire stun grenades at migrants

      Macedonian armed forces fired stun grenades at a crowd of more than 2,000 refugees massed at its border with Greece on...

    18. August 21, 2015

      Somersaulting Alexis Tsipras prepares next trick

      Alexis Tsipras’s policy of defying international creditors took Greece terrifyingly close to a disorderly exit from the...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      August 21, 2015

      Macedonia border conflict

      Migrants confront Macedonian police during clashes at the Greek-Macedonian border, on Friday. Macedonian police drove...

    20. August 21, 2015

      Greek bonds rally on hopes of QE buying

      Greek government bonds, pariah of global markets for much of this year, are back in favour once again as investors bet...

    21. August 20, 2015

      Macedonia seals Greek border crossings to thwart migrants

      Macedonia’s army sealed several border crossings with Greece on Thursday, as the government declared a “crisis...

    22. August 20, 2015

      Euro rises to 7-week peak against dollar

      The euro attracted significant investor backing on Thursday, rising to a seven-week high against the dollar against a...

    23. August 20, 2015

      Tsipras resigns and calls snap elections for September 20

      Greece is to hold a snap general election after prime minister Alexis Tsipras resigned and asked the Greek people to...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      August 20, 2015

      Crossing Europe

      Migrants wait on the Greek side of the border to pass into Macedonia near southern city of Gevgelija, The Former...

    25. FT Photo Diary

      August 20, 2015

      Kos refugees

      A ferry passenger reacts to the site of massed migrants and refugees as she arrives off of a ferry in Kos Town, Kos,...

    26. 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...

    27. FT Alphaville

      August 20, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - The creative apocalypse that wasn’t. - Russia vs the cheese mob. - Levine line du jour: “I...

    28. August 19, 2015

      Germany braced to receive 800,000 asylum seekers

      Berlin has said it expects to receive a record 800,000 asylum seekers this year, more than the entire EU combined in...

    29. August 19, 2015

      Spotlight falls on Corbyn’s foreign policies

      At a campaign rally for the Labour leadership, Jeremy Corbyn began with a lengthy description of his meeting with...

    30. August 19, 2015

      Eurozone shares suffer August reversal

      European equities are enduring a torrid August over concerns that China’s slowing economy and surprise currency...

    31. August 19, 2015

      German parliament backs latest Greek bailout

      The German parliament on Wednesday backed the latest €86bn Greek rescue deal, opening the way for the immediate release...

    32. August 18, 2015

      Eurozone: The case against ‘cash for reform’

      Angela Merkel will today urge the German Bundestag to support a new €86bn eurozone rescue loan for Greece, as long as...

    33. August 18, 2015

      Merkel under pressure over Greece vote

      German chancellor Angela Merkel was on Tuesday night struggling to contain a rebellion in her own party against the...

    34. FT Photo Diary

      August 18, 2015

      Safely in Greece

      A migrant hugs his family after safely arriving to the shores of Kos island from Turkey on Tuesday ...

    35. August 18, 2015

      Dutch coalition faces no-confidence vote over Greek bailout

      The Dutch government is facing a vote of no-confidence over the €86bn Greek bailout approved by eurozone finance...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      August 17, 2015

      Wet landing in Kos

      A Syrian migrant arrives after crossing from Turkey by a rubber boat, seen in the background, in the southeastern...

    37. FT Alphaville

      August 17, 2015

      How does that bail-in instrument work again?

      Following the results of the Asset Quality Review and Stress Tests before the end of the year, the bail in instrument...

    38. August 16, 2015

      Merkel fights to contain Greece rebellion

      Chancellor Angela Merkel is fighting to contain the largest revolt from her party this week when the German parliament...

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