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    1. 8 hours ago

      Spain’s Rajoy opposes EU talks with Scotland

      Scottish hopes of retaining EU membership in the case of a British exit from the bloc were discouraged by Spanish prime...

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      10 hours ago

      Rajoy dashes Scottish hopes of EU membership

      Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has dashed Scottish hopes of retaining EU membership in the case of a British...

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      11 hours ago

      UK inflation to breach 2% in 2017 - economists

      Britain could enter a period of “stagflation” as consumer prices rise and growth is hit in the aftermath of its...

    2. Fast FT

      16 hours ago

      Stagecoach profits slide; offloads European megabus to Flixbus

      Stagecoach suffered a 37 per cent fall in pre-tax profit in the year to April amid tough conditions in UK rail and bus...

    3. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Spanish elections ease the pressure - Fitch

      Ratings agency Fitch says the latest Spanish elections, while still inconclusive, should “reduce the risk of a repeat...

    4. June 27, 2016

      Euro 2016 cheat sheet: England’s humiliation is Iceland’s joy

      Round up England 1 — Iceland 2 England coach Roy Hodgson resigned after the upset of the tournament so far — possibly...

    5. June 27, 2016

      Spain’s opportunity to forge a new consensus

      In at least one European capital, mainstream politicians are pushing back against the populists. Spain’s second general...

    6. June 27, 2016

      Rajoy beats odds in Spain’s election but coalition challenge looms

      It was the night the political establishment struck back. Sunday’s general election in Spain delivered a surprisingly...

    7. June 27, 2016

      Spanish election: Rajoy’s opponents underestimated him

      Helmut Kohl, the former German chancellor, used to chuckle that he had built an entire political career out of his...

    8. Brussels Blog

      June 27, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: what now?

      To receive the Brussels Briefing every morning, sign up here. After the shock, the reality. Across Europe, politicians,...

    9. Fast FT

      June 27, 2016

      Spanish equities rise 2.5% after election

      Spain’s benchmark Ibex index has opened 2.5 per cent higher at the opening bell on Monday, after the country’s second...

    10. June 27, 2016

      Five key takeaways from the Spanish elections

      Spain went to the polls on Sunday, six months after its last general election. The ballot offered voters the chance to...

    11. June 26, 2016

      Rajoy confounds expectations to emerge as winner in Spain poll

      Mariano Rajoy emerged as the clear winner of Spain’s general election on Sunday night, after his conservative Popular...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      June 26, 2016

      Posting the ballot in Spain's general election

      A woman prepares her ballot in a polling booth before voting in Spain’s general election at the Bernadette college...

    13. June 26, 2016

      Spanish voters go to polls for second time in six months

      Spanish voters returned to the polls on Sunday, six months after an inconclusive general election that plunged the...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      June 25, 2016

      Pablo Iglesias plays basketball

      Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, plays basketball on the eve of Spain’s general election in Madrid, Spain   ...

    15. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      S&P 500 tumbles 3.6% in worst day since August

      US stocks took a beating on Friday, with the S&P 500 index sinking by 3.6 per cent in the market barometer’s steepest...

    16. June 24, 2016

      European and US banks caught up in Brexit reaction

      Banks across Europe and the US were caught up in the negative reaction to Britain’s EU referendum result, with European...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      June 24, 2016

      Pedro Sanchez campaigns with Felipe Gonzalez

      Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez (L) stands with former Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez as...

    18. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Spain and Italy bear brunt of Brexit stress

      The eurozone’s weaker member states are on course for their worst day of trading in history after Britain has voted to...

    19. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Gibraltar closer to co-sovereignty after Brexit - Spain foreign minister

      Spain’s foreign minister said he regrets the UK’s decision to leave the EU, but suggested a Brexit would give a boost...

    20. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Eurozone peripheral bond yields soar

      Brexit-induced jitters are making their presence felt in the European peripheral bond markets. Yields on 10-year Greek...

    21. June 24, 2016

      Upstart game of padel offers tennis clubs a new lease of life

      Henri Leconte picked up his first padel racket 10 years ago in the “Mecca of padel”, Marbella, Spain. His opponent was...

    22. June 23, 2016

      Spain faces another fragmented result in repeat election

      Spanish voters go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament. Polls suggest the result will be yet another...

    23. June 21, 2016

      Euro 2016 cheat sheet: Croatia condemn Spain to heavyweight knockouts

      Round up The tournament saw its first upset. But elsewhere it was business as normal — with Europe’s minnows taking on...

    24. June 21, 2016

      Spain PM Mariano Rajoy faces post-election leadership test

      Everyone knows that Mariano Rajoy can survive defeat. The question after Sunday will be: can he survive victory? With...

    25. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Spain leads eurozone's fall into construction stagnation

      The eurozone’s beleaguered construction industry recorded another month in reverse gear in April shrinking by 0.4 per...

    26. Fast FT

      June 20, 2016

      Royal Mail beefs up outside of Britain

      Royal Mail is beefing up its operations outside of the UK, buying a Spanish parcels delivery company for €71m. The...

    27. June 19, 2016

      Marxist economist makes bid for power in Spain

      The most popular politician in Spain is a 30-year-old Marxist economist who wants to abolish the monarchy and believes...

    28. June 18, 2016

      Siemens and Gamesa to merge wind businesses

      Siemens has agreed to pay €3.75 a share in cash to shareholders of Spanish renewables group Gamesa, as part of a deal...

    29. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Eurozone at risk of 'lost generation' - ECB's Cœuré

      The eurozone will suffer a “lost generation” without urgent government action as high levels of youth unemployment...

    30. Fast FT

      June 17, 2016

      Siemens to merge wind business with Gamesa

      Siemens has agreed to pay €3.75 a share in cash to shareholders of Spanish renewables group Gamesa as part of a deal...

    31. FT Alphaville

      June 16, 2016

      Why is the Netherlands doing so badly?

      It’s been eight lean years for residents of the euro area: Some might blame the weak growth figures on the failure of...

    32. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      50 ways to hedge your Brexit: 'Sterling hit won't last'

      fastFT has asked investors and analysts what their plans are for June 24, the day after the UK’s EU referendum,...

    33. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      ECB latest to question Brussels' lax budget policing

      The European Central Bank has voiced its concerns over lax implementation of Brussels’ budgetary rules, adding to a...

    34. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Eurozone still stuck in 0.1% deflation

      The eurozone remained stuck in deflationary territory for the fourth consecutive month in May, as consumer prices fell...

    35. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      ECB warns of Brexit risk to eurozone growth

      Growth in the eurozone is at risk from Britain’s EU referendum and host of looming geopolitical risks, the European...

    36. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Darty churns out growing sales

      London-listed electronics retailer Darty has shown why it has been attracting suitors. The French group said that...

    37. Fast FT

      June 15, 2016

      Steinhoff takes 15% stake in Poundland, mulls takeover

      Third time lucky? South African conglomerate Steinhoff has acquired a 15.3 per cent stake in struggling UK discount...

    38. June 15, 2016

      New store openings help Zara owner Inditex fashion sales surge

      Spanish fashion retailer Inditex has beaten market expectations with a 12 per cent rise in first-quarter revenues, on...

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