Green party leader Eamon Ryan has criticised Fine Gael’s four MEPs for not voting in favour of a European Parliament committee of inquiry into the Lux(...)

Jean-Claude Juncker is facing credibility questions  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The European Commission has said that its Competition division will continue to investigate breaches of state aid rules, but stressed that countries, (...)

European commissioner Michel Barnier said  proposals had been crafted to avoid any impact on lending to the real economy. Photograph: Thierry Roge/Reuters

Europe unveiled a blueprint to isolate some risky trading at big banks today, which critics dismissed as a limp challenge to their dominance.After the(...)

In a draft European Commission plan, the separation of risky lending operations is no longer mandatory and would be less costly and restrictive than first envisaged.  Photograph: Reuters

Brussels is set to ease flagship financial reforms so big European banks are not automatically forced to split lending operations from risky tradin(...)

Sven Giegold, a German Green MEP, is looking to curb bonuses for managers of UCITS funds

European Parliament lawmakers will delay voting on rules to curb fund manager bonuses as they continue to tussle over details of the plans. Legislator(...)

The committee’s move sets the stage for a vote on fund managers’ bonuses by the European Parliament. Moshe Milner/GPO via Getty Images

Fund managers are facing a push by European Parliament to limit their bonuses, hours after Britain failed to water down planned EU banking pay (...)