EU energy plan targets Russian gas links

Brussels commission backs 30% efficiency goal for 2030

ECB hacked in attempt to extort cash

No market sensitive information was stolen

Service industry gives eurozone a boost

Periphery PMIs grows at fastest pace for 7 years

EU’s ‘covered bond’ decline is no loss

Regulators want switch to asset-backed securities for bank funding

EU to weigh extensive sanctions on Russia

Proposal includes ban on buying new debt or stock of Russian banks

Bundesbank chief urges UK to stay in EU

Weidmann invokes Churchill in call for ‘European family’

Obama pressed to act against Russia

US president accused of weakness in Ukraine crisis

EU rifts scupper new Russia sanctions

Push for arms embargo on Moscow fails

Bank union seen as risk to voice at EU

Eurozone project to drain UK influence

Google pact with Brussels under threat

EU weighs whether to reopen draft antitrust settlement

Warship row dominates EU sanctions talks

Hollande shows signs of backing down on warship supply

UK urges tougher EU sanctions on Russia

Rebels hand over black boxes and allow bodies to leave

Osborne warns on hit from Russia sanctions

Chancellor says UK must be prepared for short-term hit to ensure security

Brussels hits legal limit on Google deal

German regulator says tighter rules difficult without law change

MH17: EU divided over severity of sanctions

Unclear if MH17 will be sanctions ‘wake-up call’ sought by Obama

Eurozone needs quantitative easing

The European Central Bank has to hit its inflation target

Hammond takes tough line on Europe

UK ranks in Brussels face sharp fall

Scarce younger cohort means less clout as older colleagues retire

ECB council set to end decade of silence

Central bank aims to improve communication of monetary policy

Putin’s credibility lies with MH17

While in the past a war was initiated by an artillery barrage, today it is by a disinformation campaign