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    1. 7 hours ago

      HMRC pledges to make expat tax avoiders pay up

      The UK tax authority is taking its drive to collect avoidance debts beyond the country’s borders, threatening to co-opt...

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      14 hours ago

      Portuguese bond sell-off resumes; yields surge

      After a brief bounce this morning, Portuguese bonds are sliding fast, as the sell-off resumes with a vengeance. The...

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      15 hours ago

      Deflationary pressures increase in Spain

      Spain is finding it hard to shrug off deflationary pressures. A final reading of Spain’s EU harmonised annual inflation...

    2. February 11, 2016

      Pernod Ricard sees strong demand in US despite troubles in China

      Shares in Pernod Ricard had their biggest one-day drop in almost six months on Thursday as the French drinks group said...

    3. FT Data

      February 11, 2016

      Datawatch: the lost dominance of the two main parties in Spain

      Spain’s two main parties won more than 80 per cent of seats in every poll since 1982 except the last one, when they...

    4. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Pernod Ricard still troubled in China, helped by US and UK

      Strong demand in the US, Spain and the UK helped French spirits maker Pernod Ricard to grow sales 3 per cent in the...

    5. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      FirstFT - How your smart devices could spy on you

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Death in Aleppo, victory in Russia, havoc...

    6. February 10, 2016

      Spain: Political stalemate in Madrid

      His face gave nothing away but the king had every reason to feel weary of the visitors arriving at the Zarzuela palace...

    7. February 10, 2016

      Gangland murders drag Dublin back to the bad old days

      In the stairwell of a housing project just north of downtown Dublin, a woman peers out from behind a masked and heavily...

    8. February 10, 2016

      Time Warner shares punished over cord-cutting fears

      Investors pummeled Time Warner shares, as the owner of CNN and HBO reported it had lost subscribers at some of its...

    9. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      América Móvil faces regulatory review

      América Móvil, mogul Carlos Slim’s telephone company, believes talks with regulators on its preponderant status due to...

    10. February 10, 2016

      China breezes past EU as top wind power

      China has overtaken the EU to become the world’s top region for wind power, thanks to a burst of turbine installations...

    11. February 9, 2016

      Glove puppets make political mischief in Spain

      The work of a radical glove puppet theatre has triggered a bewildering political scandal in Madrid along with a furious...

    12. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      Tui shares suffering as bookings to Turkey drop 40%

      Shares in Tui, the tour operator group behind the Thomson and First Choice brands, are suffering in early morning...

    13. FT Data

      February 9, 2016

      Datawatch: security concerns of e-shopping

      One in five people in the EU cite security fears as reasons not to order or buy goods and services online, a smaller...

    14. February 7, 2016

      Europe feels pain from olive oil crisis

      Europe’s consumers are facing a 20 per cent rise in the price of olive oil after bad weather and disease devastated the...

    15. February 5, 2016

      San Sebastián: past pain, future shock

      Monumental metal works by two of Spain’s most famous abstract sculptors are landmarks on the Basque Country’s...

    16. February 5, 2016

      Just Eat aims to consolidate lead with Rocket Internet deal

      Just Eat has agreed a €125m deal to acquire a number of international businesses from Rocket Internet as the pair,...

    17. Fast FT

      February 5, 2016

      Just Eat gobbles up international businesses

      Just eaten. Just Eat has agreed a €125m deal to acquire a number of international businesses from Rocket Internet, as...

    18. FT Data

      February 5, 2016

      Datawatch: Revision of GDP forecast

      Brussels expects Ireland’s GDP to rise 4.5 per cent this year, nearly 1 percentage point higher than it forecast last...

    19. February 4, 2016

      Spain confirms Europe’s first Zika virus case in pregnant woman

      Spain on Thursday became the first European country to confirm the Zika virus in a pregnant woman — a milestone in the...

    20. Brussels Blog

      February 4, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: Ireland and the bailout jinx

      This is Thursday’s edition of our new Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    21. February 3, 2016

      A political stalemate that Spain can ill-afford

      Spain is in the throes of a prolonged political crisis with few, if any parallels, since the death of Franco....

    22. February 3, 2016

      Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez works on bid to become Spain’s PM

      Spain’s political machinery crunched back into action on Wednesday after six weeks of post-election deadlock, as the...

    23. February 3, 2016

      BBVA’s quarterly earnings boosted by drop in provisions

      BBVA beat market expectations with a 36 per cent rise in fourth-quarter earnings, reaping the rewards of a deeper foray...

    24. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Spanish service sector growth 'weakest since Dec 2014'

      Spain’s purchasing managers’ index for the services sector, a widely-watched measure of its health, remained in...

    25. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Oil dictates play, Syngenta

      European markets are set to drop this morning as oil prices took another leg lower during the Asian session on...

    26. February 2, 2016

      Spanish minister de Guindos warns against Podemos-backed government

      Spain’s economic recovery is strong enough to withstand the current political deadlock, but could ultimately falter if...

    27. February 2, 2016

      King of Spain calls on Socialist party to form next government

      The King of Spain has called on the leader of the Socialist party to form the next government, in the first serious...

    28. Fast FT

      February 2, 2016

      Eurozone unemployment at lowest since September 2011

      Greece and Spain may still have unemployment rates that are well over 20 per cent but the jobless rate for the eurozone...

    29. The Exchange

      February 2, 2016

      China's path to tackling regional inequality

      China’s recent woes — decelerating growth, falling currency, plunging stock market — suggest that the world’s main...

    30. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Eurozone manufacturing 'misses a beat'

      The purchasing managers’ index for the eurozone’s manufacturing sector has dipped slightly in January, in line with...

    31. January 29, 2016

      The pain in Spain: couple’s battle to build home in Andalusia

      FT starchitects edition Journalists do not like making the news. We prefer to stay behind the camera, notebook and...

    32. January 29, 2016

      CaixaBank reports €182m loss as Repsol stake suffers impairment

      CaixaBank fell to a €182m loss in the fourth quarter of 2015, after taking an impairment on its stake in Repsol, the...

    33. FT Data

      January 29, 2016

      The PIIGS drive employment growth in the Eurozone

      There were nearly 3 million more people in employment in the third quarter of 2015 in the Eurozone than there were two...

    34. January 29, 2016

      French, German 2-yr yields hit new lows post BoJ

      French and German 2-year government bond yields have dropped to fresh record lows this morning, tracing the steep...

    35. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      Spain's economy grows 0.8% but deflation deepens

      A mixed bag of economic data for Spain this morning. On the plus side, the economy grew in line with expectations in...

    36. January 28, 2016

      Race on to find British expats in Europe ahead of Brexit vote

      In the rococo salons of the Hotel de Charost, the sumptuous 18th century palace that is home to the British ambassador...

    37. January 28, 2016

      Spanish unemployment falls to lowest level since 2011

      The Spanish economy created 525,000 jobs last year, helping to lower the country’s unemployment rate to 20.9 per cent —...

    38. FT Data

      January 28, 2016

      Spain unemployment, smartphone sales, G7 manufacturing, and US university donations: the day in 4 charts

      January 28: the day in four charts. Today’s top stories: All of the manufacturing sectors in the G7, the informal...

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