Almost unnoticed outside trading rooms in the City, things have been getting rather worse.Read the full story ›
The Scottish independence referendum was threatening to turn into a huge boost for separatist movements in many countries in Europe.Read the full story ›
It is not just London that suffered a rude awakening with “that” YouGov poll putting the Yes campaign within touching distance of victory.Read the full story ›
In the middle of a tough week for David Cameron, some good news as the UK Commissioner, Lord Hill, gets a plum financial role in the EU.Read the full story ›
Were the Russians -as Barack Obama claims - weighed down by sanctions, or where the Ukrainians looking to cut their losses?Read the full story ›
It is quiet so far in Mauripol - a much quieter evening than yesterday and no reports of any breaches. But these are the early hours. What is not such good news is that Ukraine continues to insist that nothing in this agreement is going to breach the territorial integrity of its country.
The rebels for their part insist they are no longer part of the Ukraine, nor will they ever be. The real dilemma here is why have they agreed to start talking? Is it, as President Obama said today, because the Russians are suffering so badly from sanctions they now want to talk?
Or is it actually because Putin has got what he wants and that his threat to move further into Ukraine is what is persuading the Ukrainians to talk, in the knowledge that they cannot beat the Russians in a straight fight?
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has been hauled in for questioning, and France is suddenly in uncharted territory.Read the full story ›
The PM's friends in Europe are bewildered that he would rather go down in flames than try for the best deal possible in the circumstances.Read the full story ›
The impending appointment of Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission President leaves the PM's promises on Europe in tatters.Read the full story ›