European Ombudsman Emily O Reilly: the process could have “a significant impact” on the lives of EU citizens.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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Nato secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen (right) with British prime minister David Cameron. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/PA Wire

Barroso praises Scottish people for ‘reaffirming European commitment’

Two supporters from the ‘Yes’ Campaign walk through  Edinburgh after the bid to win independence was defeated. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters

ANALYSIS: Referendum opens up profound questions about EU policy on regionalism

A pro-Yes motorcyclist trails the saltire flag and the lion rampant flag of Scotland while riding through the town of Kilmarnock in Scotland yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Robert Perry

Europe Letter: implications of a Yes vote for EU law would be profound

Brian Hayes MEP: met EU financial services commissioner Jonathan Hill this week in Strasbourg to set out the Republic’s position on the EU money market funds plan. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Government concerned EU money market funds plan could damage IFSC

Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko shows a signed landmark association agreement with the European Union during a session of the parliament in Kiev yesterday. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Agreement an ‘important step’ in economic integration with EU

European Central Bank vice-president Vitor Constancio: “If we would have to broaden the programme to include the so-called mezzanine tranches, where there is more risk, for that we would indeed some kind of guarantee.” Photograph: EPA/Matteo Bazzi

Vice-president says bank would need state guarantees to buy lower-ranking debt

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan “extremely pleased” with the new line-up of commissioners with responsibility for taxation matters. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Minister for Finance counts friendly faces among Jean-Claude Juncker’s new team

From left: ECB president Mario Draghi, Finnish prime minister Jyrki Katainen and euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the European financial ministers’ meeting in Milanyesterday. Photograph: EPA/Matteo Bazzi

ECB president calls for more ambitious structural reforms

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