Spain defends economic record ahead of polls

Madrid might need extra measures to keep deficit below 3%

ECB sets out communication guidelines

Advice on talking to private sector follows spat over speech

Companies fear cost of losing ‘safe harbour’

Privacy groups celebrate but others fear for digital Europe

The student who sunk EU data-sharing deal

Four year campaign was inspired by Austrian’s spell in Silicon Valley

The demagogues destroying Europe’s ideals

After Soviet tanks crushed the Hungarian uprising no one caged us behind wire, writes Kati Marton

EU targets sweetheart tax deals

Move to increase transparency in wake of Luxleaks scandal

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EU issues difficult verdicts for Cameron

Rulings come down against prisoner voting bans and bulk data collection

‘Safe harbour’: why it is on the ropes

ECJ scuppers deal that allows data transfer between US and EU

TPP deal lifts hopes for US-EU trade pact

Negotiators set to accelerate TTIP talks after Pacific Rim success

Cameron urged to speed up EU referendum

Business says delay leaves ‘in’ campaign open to political attack

Spain faces Brussels rebuke over budget

Commission to warn over deficit targets and call for more cuts

Banks rail against tougher ECB rules

Extra capital charges likely to choke off lending to businesses

What bankers can teach economists

Myopia contrasts with convincing action to repair financial sector, writes Ludger Schuknecht

Italy pushes for eurozone jobless scheme

Finance minister says proposal a big step towards risk-sharing

Cameron must stop drift towards Brexit

Delay in making pro-EU case cedes ground to the ‘out’ campaign

Cameron focuses Tories on security

Party conference opens in Manchester and is already overshadowed by splits over Europe

EU asks Erdogan to agree to migrant plan

Sweeteners may be offered in return for agreement

Volkswagen’s threat to the German model

Berlin’s reliance on cars is much like UK dependence on finance

Italy defends EU tariff use against China

Debate over EU designating China a ‘market economy’ would impact the ability to impose tariffs

Berlusconi and Putin: the odd couple

Ex-Italian premier endorses Kremlin’s actions in Syria and Ukraine

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