Russian trade hit by sanctions and commodity rout

Former Soviet bloc allies distance themselves from Moscow

French unions back EDF longer working week

30,000 white-collar employees will be able to work over 35 hours

Greece in push on migration ‘hotspots’

Leros readies centre as Tsipras seeks to fend off Schengen threat

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EU talks going down to wire, says Hammond

‘Still a lot of moving parts’, says UK foreign secretary

Toxic twins of European finance return

The markets are saying they are losing faith in Draghi’s pledge to do ‘whatever it takes’

Yawning budget hole awaits Spain’s new PM

Madrid will report a deficit of 4.8% for last year and 3.6% this year

US urges the UK to stay in the EU

PM links Britain’s membership to the fight against Isis

Medvedev warns of ‘new cold war’

Russian prime minister urges east-west conciliation

Pope Francis, left, and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill exchange a joint declaration on religious unity at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The two religious leaders met for the first-ever papal meeting, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within Christianity. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)

Putin looms over Pope and Patriarch

Russian president a surprising catalyst for rapprochement

Beware the Walloons, UK told on EU deal

Belgium’s regional assemblies have a difficult reputation

UK ‘outers’ aim to tap Trump’s rocket fuel

Foot soldiers fighting to leave EU echo anti-elite mood of US race

‘Kremlin’s banker’ handed 2-year sentence

UK’s High Court rules that he breached 12 court orders

Greek farmers’ pension protests intensify

Climax to three weeks of nationwide protests by producers

Osborne backs tax transparency

UK ‘will seek to promote’ public country-by-country reporting

Syria ceasefire: What does it mean?

How the cessation of hostilities could play out

Russian authorities close Siberian Davos

Local authorities nervous about political unrest

Portugal agrees ‘Plan B’ deficit cuts

Investors continue to penalise government bonds

Syria is one piece in the Russian jigsaw

Moscow will not let the west do away with a dictator they dislike

Eurozone economy shows sluggish growth

Italy’s recovery dims and German economic expansion fails to pick up in the final quarter of 2015

Murderous markets have many suspects

Twelve guilty parties had a hand in the current market turmoil

Eurozone stands by tougher bank rules

Dijsselbloem dismisses suggestion new regime has contributed to market volatility

Hollande reshuffle aimed at rallying left

French president lures back traditional allies ahead of 2017 poll

Ireland’s gangland battles

Accord between republicanism and drugs cartels can disintegrate

UK battles Paris and Berlin on City rules

Turf war could be turning point over who holds regulatory responsibility for financial institutions

EU accused of anti-US bias in tax probe

Treasury secretary warns ‘unfair’ inquiry casts cloud on investment

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