Russia and Ukraine close to gas deal

EU-brokered deal would end months-long standoff

Telecoms groups hope for EU rules shift

Industry optimistic about the incoming European Commission

EU top-up bill row masks payments rise

Net UK contributions almost double to £8bn

Europe’s rudderless strategy on boat people

The plight of African refugees should not be ignored

European telecoms: hold the line please

High hopes for deals in markets where competition appears excessive

Largest economies must fix the eurozone

Only peer pressure, opprobrium and fear will shake leaders up, write Olli Rehn and Jean Arthuis

German exports to Russia tumble

Mittelstand businesses rattled by EU restrictions

Collapse of EU referendum bill sparks row

Lib Dems claim Conservatives deliberately sabotaged legislation

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Europe’s banks too feeble to spur growth

One doubts whether the capital in eurozone institutions is enough to drive the economy forward

Brussels clears France and Italy’s budgets

Move comes after Paris and Rome agree to additional fiscal tightening

Ukraine attempts to break gas deadlock

Last-ditch talks with Russia as Kiev faces winter energy crisis

Smaller companies face funding freeze

Concerns mount over banks’ willingness to lend to SMEs

Alternative stress test hits French banks

Market cap-based measure says they are most risky

Brussels warns Cameron over €2.1bn bill

European Commission budget official says refusal would open ‘Pandora’s box’

France bows to EU pressure on deficit

Paris to cut an additional €3.6bn in effort to avoid budget fight

Better check on health of Europe’s banks

Harsh light of the ECB’s asset quality review should be sustained

Stress tests will not cure the eurozone

A dysfunctional banking system should no longer be fatal for growth

Eurozone bonds brush off ECB stress tests

Capital shortfalls revealed at 25 banks

Trade negotiators should own up to their ambition

Consumers fear the transatlantic pact will cost them the safeguards from which they benefit

Cameron should stand up to Brussels

This is not a dispute the prime minister has concocted. It would trouble anyone doing his job