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    1. April 27, 2015

      Brussels treads a fine line in gas pricing case against Gazprom

      Much like superheroes of comic book lore, competition authorities strive to protect the man in the street from hulking...

    2. April 26, 2015

      Russia is looking for allies, not deals, in Latin America

      Argentine President Cristina Fernández’s jokes were lost in translation when she sought to win over a group of bemused...

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    1. Central & Eastern Europe: Energy and Infrastructure

      The central and eastern Europe region has recognised it has to update its energy and t...
    2. FT.com - European Energy

      The conflict betweeen Russia and Ukraine has underlined the competing claims of the EU...
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    1. April 22, 2015

      Studies strengthen insecticide link to bee population decline

      Two studies have added powerful scientific evidence to the view that agricultural pesticides are contributing to a decline...

    2. April 22, 2015

      Gazprom and the EU test energy ties that bind

      On the day in October 1973 when Soviet gas started flowing to West Germany diplomats from the two countries gathered in...

    3. April 22, 2015

      Brussels accuses Gazprom over stranglehold

      Brussels has confronted Gazprom over its stranglehold on gas supplies to eastern Europe, accusing the Russian...

    4. April 22, 2015

      Q&A: Gazprom accused

      Brussels is charging Gazprom with abusing its dominant position in eastern Europe’s upstream gas market. The formal...

    5. April 21, 2015

      Vestager takes a tough stance on Gazprom

      More than a decade after it started investigating the European gas market, and long after it forced the continent’s biggest...

    6. April 21, 2015

      EU approves Hungary’s revised reactor plans

      Hungary’s plan for a €12bn nuclear power plant financed by Russia was revived on Tuesday after EU regulators approved a...

    7. April 20, 2015

      EU poised to unveil antitrust charges against Russia’s Gazprom

      Brussels will on Wednesday accuse Russia’s Gazprom of illegal abuse of its dominant position in Europe’s gas market,...

    8. April 20, 2015

      Political parties promise business everything except greater freedom

      Are Nicola Sturgeon and David Cameron twins who were parted in infancy by mischievous goblins? There is some symmetry...

    9. April 15, 2015

      The failed search for a Google deal

      The latest twist in the European Commission’s long-running antitrust case against Google raises the prospect of a sharp turn...

    10. FT Alphaville

      April 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The EU will launch one of the defining antitrust cases of the internet era today,...

    11. April 15, 2015

      Analysis: Turkey pivotal to future of European gas supplies

      On March 16, the presidents of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia travelled to Kars in Turkey’s mountainous northeast, and then...

    12. April 14, 2015

      Business gives lukewarm verdict on Conservative manifesto

      Business has raised questions over David Cameron’s flagship election pledges, even while praising the Conservative party’s...

    13. April 13, 2015

      Gazprom chief warns EU over pricing challenge

      Gazprom, Russia’s state controlled gas exporter, has said attempts by Brussels to crack down on its pricing model will...

    14. Nick Butler

      April 13, 2015

      The EU is quietly shaping its energy union

      An intriguing process has begun in the EU, almost unnoticed outside the small world of Brussels and the shrinking circle of...

    15. April 12, 2015

      Politics, red tape ‘turning EU clean energy into zombie industry’

      The EU’s dysfunctional political system is turning clean energy companies into a “zombie industry” of the living dead, the...

    16. April 12, 2015

      Corruption and incompetence allegations dog Libya’s governments

      Rival Libyan administrations overseeing the war-torn, oil-rich country’s affairs have been accused of financial...

    17. April 9, 2015

      Ukraine opens gas sector to investors with anti-monopoly law

      Ukraine’s parliament approved a law on Thursday intended to break monopolies and lure badly needed investment into the...

    18. April 9, 2015

      Shell’s takeover of BG likely to face global antitrust scrutiny

      As one of the energy industry’s biggest ever deals, Royal Dutch Shell’s proposed acquisition of BG Group for £47bn excluding...

    19. April 6, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras’s soft fruit ploy with Moscow set to antagonise EU

      When Alexis Tsipras visits Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin on Wednesday there is a chance the Greek premier’s eastern manoeuvre...

    20. April 5, 2015

      Poland: Barriers to business

      Poland: the battle over Warsaw’s Skra stadium For 90 years, Polish and international athletes have been running, throwing...

    21. April 5, 2015

      Guy Hands attacks Tory stance on wind farms

      Guy Hands, one of the best-known figures in the City of London, says a Labour-Scottish National party majority would be the...

    22. April 3, 2015

      Oil slides after agreement with Iran

      Iran’s agreement on Thursday with world powers over its nuclear activities brings the Opec member closer to achieving its...

    23. FT Alphaville

      April 3, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. It’s a deal – after eight days of talks negotiators came to anagreement for Iran...

    24. beyondbrics

      April 2, 2015

      Do windfalls of public funds encourage corruption? Evidence from a natural disaster

      In 2004 and 2005, Bulgaria was unexpectedly hit by torrential rain that caused extensive flooding. To deal with the...

    25. March 31, 2015

      Organised crime in EU worth at least €110bn a year, says study

      Revenues from organised crime in the EU are worth at least €110bn a year but authorities still confiscate only a tiny...

    26. March 27, 2015

      Poland to build Europe’s biggest propylene plant

      Poland’s Grupa Azoty is making a $450m entry into the global propylene market, in a move that underscores its position as...

    27. beyondbrics

      March 26, 2015

      Georgia’s new migration policy: raising barriers or improving regulations?

      In a bid to promote its national pride and boost tourism, the previous Georgian government greeted travellers with a small...

    28. beyondbrics

      March 26, 2015

      Europeans in the AIIB: a sign of Chinese weakness

      The decision of several European countries to join the China-inspired Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has created a...

    29. March 25, 2015

      Hungary bows to EU pressure on nuclear fuel deal

      Hungary has agreed to EU demands that it diversify its nuclear fuel supply away from Russia, removing one of the main...

    30. March 19, 2015

      EU moves towards extending Russia sanctions

      EU leaders took the first step towards extending their sweeping economic sanctions against Russia on Thursday night,...

    31. March 19, 2015

      Eclipse puts Europe’s fears over solar power cut in the shade

      All eyes on the solar eclipse Europe’s first major eclipse of the solar power age drew millions of spectators across the...

    32. March 19, 2015

      Ukraine PM warns EU against Putin’s divide-and-conquer tactics

      Ukraine’s prime minister has warned that Vladimir Putin is attempting to divide the EU in the same way the Russian president...

    33. beyondbrics

      March 18, 2015

      Construction of Tanap pipeline begins in Turkey as EU and Russia spar for upper hand

      A long awaited plan by the European Union to import Caspian gas moved forward this week as construction work began on the...

    34. March 17, 2015

      GE wins time to address EU fears over Alstom deal

      General Electric has won an extra 20 days to reconcile its differences with the European Commission over the impact of its...

    35. March 17, 2015

      European refining margins hit sweet spot

      The Sarroch refinery is located about 20km south of Cagliari on the southwestern coast of Sardinia. Owned by Italy’s Saras,...

    36. March 15, 2015

      Gazprom: Keeping the taps open

      First came the stake-out. On foot and by car they took the measure of the buildings, the entrances and the layout, plotting...

    37. March 12, 2015

      Q&A: Why static CO2 emissions are important

      The International Energy Agency has found that, for the first time in 40 years, annual global emissions of carbon dioxide...

    38. March 12, 2015

      EU blocks Hungary-Russia nuclear deal

      The EU has blocked Hungary’s €12bn nuclear deal with Russia, a decision that is likely to inflame tensions between the...

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