European ‘peace dividend’ under pressure

EBRD warns on higher military spending over Ukraine

Alliance pushes jobs for Europe’s young

Scheme aims to create 100,000 posts in next two years

Arrests signal new order in Russia

Moscow rattled by tensions over Ukraine and sanctions

Helsinki coalition at risk over reactor

Finland’s PM backs contentious nuclear plant

European business chiefs voice concerns

Warning that a vote for independence could result in a drop in investment

Spain warns of Scottish ‘torpedo’

Rajoy says country would face long wait to join EU

Madrid is determined to avoid secession

Spain adamant Catalonia will not follow same path as Scotland

Yevtushenkov placed under house arrest

Russian oligarch held on money laundering charges

Banks’ VAT bills set to soar after ruling

Focus on costs shared between HQs and overseas branches

Google turns to ‘soft power’ in Europe

Part four of series: Setbacks come despite lobbying push

Shortfalls likely to emerge from ECB test

Unprecedented probe expected to expose banks’ capital weaknesses

EU to help countries hit emission targets

Funds to flow to eastern European nations

Brown makes final push in No campaign

Cameron says he has no regrets over efforts to preserve union

Scotland rejoining EU ‘will take years’

Application to join bloc faces political hurdles

Turkey’s Bank Asya dented by Erdogan call

Shares fall after watchdog urged to decide bank’s future

Moscovici under scrutiny in new EU post

Schäuble allies expected to box in French commissioner

Lenders hit at ECB over secrecy agreements

Anger at ECB handling its probe of European banks’ balance sheets

Valls wins vote and vows to continue reform

French PM says competitiveness is ‘indispensable’

Russia is our most dangerous neighbour

The west is partly to blame. It failed to offer the support needed, focusing rather on who would pay Soviet debt

EU and Ukraine ratify trade agreement