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    1. 9 hours ago

      Citizenship is for sale to the wealthy

      When Younghee Wait, a New Yorker and US citizen, took her family to Malta in November, they were enchanted by the...

    2. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Ireland, Malta, Belgium threatened by Brexit - Fitch

      A host of European economies are at risk of reduced growth as the EU could lurch towards “protectionism and economic...

    1. Fast FT

      June 9, 2016

      Ireland, Luxembourg 'most exposed to Brexit aftershock'

      The European Union’s smaller members are most vulnerable to the consequences of a “Brexit” vote, according to S&P...

    2. Fast FT

      June 2, 2016

      Eurozone producer prices are back in deflation

      A return to deflation in the eurozone. Sounds familiar? So it should. Producer prices in the eurozone have fallen back...

    3. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Fitch warns on European ratings after UK exit

      Europe risks sliding into “protectionism” and “illiberalism” should Britain vote to leave the European Union, Fitch has...

    4. Fast FT

      April 29, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment falls (again) to 10.2%

      The eurozone’s unemployment rate fell to another post-crisis low of 10.2 per cent in March – the lowest rate since...

    5. April 26, 2016

      Malta turns back illegal Libya oil tanker

      Malta has refused entry to an oil tanker loaded with 650,000 barrels of crude shipped by the government in eastern...

    6. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Eurozone deflation revised away

      Inflation figures for the eurozone have been revised upwards, taking the single currency zone out of deflation...

    7. April 8, 2016

      Malta’s golden passport scheme draws fresh criticism

      A Maltese scheme that allows wealthy investors to buy EU passports has drawn fresh criticism amid concerns over its...

    8. March 16, 2016

      Welsh move to curb ecigarettes defeated

      A move to ban the use of ecigarettes in public places in Wales has been defeated, amid criticism of the proposal from...

    9. Fast FT

      March 1, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment hits lowest since August 2011

      A robust jobs market in Germany is helping offset stubbornly high unemployment in Spain and Greece, as the jobless rate...

    10. February 19, 2016

      Ladbrokes to be absent from Cheltenham week

      One of the UK’s busiest betting shops will not operate at Cheltenham Week this year, because of a dispute between...

    11. February 17, 2016

      Brokerage platforms begin to clean up act after FCA warning

      About five years ago, the boss of one of the UK’s largest online brokerage and trading platforms set up an account with...

    12. December 23, 2015

      The age of chivalry can show us how to help today’s refugees

      The refugee crisis has defined the year now drawing to a close. Finding a solution to it will be one the urgent...

    13. Fast FT

      December 15, 2015

      Eurozone employment growth dips in Q3

      Growth in employment in the eurozone tailed off slightly in the third quarter. The number of people employed in the...

    14. November 22, 2015

      Week Ahead: Political diary

      French president François Hollande will engage in intense diplomacy this week as he seeks to bolster the military and...

    15. November 19, 2015

      ECB considered boosting QE in October, minutes show

      Eurozone policymakers mooted ramping up their monetary stimulus as early as October, according to a set of European...

    16. November 11, 2015

      Sweden reintroduces border checks to stem influx of migrants

      Sweden will become the latest EU country to reintroduce border controls after the Stockholm government declared that it...

    17. Brussels Blog

      November 3, 2015

      Operation Guilt Trip: Brussels heaps pressure on member states over refugees

      After a string of bad-tempered, late-night summits, leaders from across the EU agreed an ambitious programme of...

    18. October 21, 2015

      ECB prepares to consider options for QE expansion

      Eurozone central bankers gather in Malta this week, where they are expected to discuss options for beefing up a €1.1tn...

    19. September 15, 2015

      Perils of mandatory migrant quotas in Europe

      Western Europeans are indulging in an orgy of self-righteousness over the Syrian refugee crisis, and eastern Europeans...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. July 17, 2015

      Greek maritime industry fears being punished for its success

      On the wall of his office overlooking Piraeus’ busy port, George Xiradakis has mounted the weathered bow of his...

    23. May 29, 2015

      Small-cap Week, May 30

      Eden Research was among the week’s top performers after it gained European authorisation for its first product, ending...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      April 27, 2015

      Against the wall

      British former police officer Swasie Turner abseils for charity in a wheelchair down the fortification bastions of...

    25. April 23, 2015

      Tripoli rejects military action to stem the flow of migrants

      The self-declared authority that controls Tripoli and much of Libya’s west says it will oppose military intervention to...

    26. FT Alphaville

      March 12, 2015

      The mystery of the missing money, part 2

      In our previous post, we were inspired by a fascinating note from Deutsche Bank to look into the peculiar behaviour of...

    27. December 17, 2014

      EU widens corporate tax rulings probe

      Brussels has widened a probe into corporate tax rulings to include all 28 member states amid heightened scrutiny of...

    28. July 15, 2014

      World Cup gives boost to betting group GVC Holdings

      Strong growth in all its markets and a fillip from the World Cup helped sports betting and gaming group GVC Holdings...

    29. FT Photo Diary

      June 9, 2014

      Immigrants rescued near Malta

      Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters An unwell immigrant lies down at the Armed Forces of Malta Maritime Squadron’s base at...

    30. May 25, 2014

      Europe goes to the polls

      Voters in most EU countries went to the polls on Sunday on the final day of a European election that is set to reveal a...

    31. March 7, 2014

      The countries offering passports to lure property investors

      Wealthy property investors are increasingly indulging in the new pursuit of “passport shopping”, basing their buying...

    32. February 4, 2014

      From passenger to start-up pilot

      Unless you happen to have €9,500 to spend per hour of flying, the chances are you have not heard of VistaJet. But the...

    33. January 16, 2014

      Malta to defy MEPs and sell passports for €650,000

      Malta’s government vowed to press ahead with plans to sell EU passports for €650,000, despite European Parliament calls...

    34. December 10, 2013

      Cash for passports

      As they battle with the consequences of the financial crisis, EU governments are always on the lookout for ways to...

    35. The A-List

      December 10, 2013

      The ECB’s reserve currency dilemma

      As economist Robert Triffin explained more than 50 years ago, the development of an international reserve currency...

    36. December 9, 2013

      ‘Passport for sale’ plan raises concern among EU members

      Maltese plans to start selling EU passports for €650,000 have sparked security concerns among member states, and raised...

    37. December 9, 2013

      Malta passport sale puts UK under pressure

      UK ministers are under growing pressure to intervene against plans by the island of Malta to sell EU passports for...

    38. November 28, 2013

      Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Malta sign up to fight tax evasion

      Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Malta have agreed to share tax information automatically with Britain, in the latest sign...

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