Scotland rejoining EU ‘will take years’

Application to join bloc faces political hurdles

Spain’s EC nominee sells oil holdings

Miguel Arias Cañete faced conflict of interest concerns

Moscovici under scrutiny in new EU post

Schäuble allies expected to box in French commissioner

Valls wins vote and vows to continue reform

French PM says competitiveness is ‘indispensable’

Europe must keep populist right at bay

Amid disillusion with establishment parties, the radical right cannot be ignored, says Tony Barber

Full transcript of Heiko Maas interview

German justice minister discusses unbundling Google and protecting people’s data

Europe strikes back

While the backlash against US technology dominance is spreading across the continent, nowhere is it stronger than in Germany

Europe junk bonds recover from sell-off

Geopolitical tensions have eased, allowing prices to rebound

Concern rises over Europe’s growth rate

Businesses show signs of risk aversion by hoarding cash

Divisions behind declining EU influence

The eurozone has been running on luck – a commodity that tends not to last

Ukraine vows to protect delayed EU pact

Scotland faces hurdles to join EU

Edinburgh will have to steer course through potential vetoes

Eurozone leaders warn on fiscal rules

Intervention could set up a conflict with France and Italy

Week in Review, September 13

Santander, Apple, Google, RBS and AngloGold also in the news

Seven years of Irish austerity nears end

Recovery unevenly spread across the country

Juncker’s shrewd choices for Brussels

Commission president shows he wants to make a mark

Gazprom: price sensitive

Ukraine dispute might awaken antitrust interest

MasterCard loses EU fight on foreign fees

Legal decision could presage big compensation claims

Eurozone must change mindset to survive

Monetary policy not enough to solve deep-rooted problems

Moscovici wins EU economics job but looks isolated