Europe races to prepare for energy crunch this winter

Spain may shut energy-intensive industries at peak times France prepares to send gas to Germany in October Germany to sign LNG contracts in UAE Berlin still working on Uniper bailout BERLIN/LISBON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Germany was pressing on Monday to secure liquefied natural gas contracts with Gulf producers and other European states outlined measures … Read more

The EU seeks $140 billion to insulate consumers from the energy crisis

Russia has steadily cut gas supplies to Europe European governments fork out billions to help businesses EU’s von der Leyen says aid so far ‘will not be enough’ BRUSSELS/DUESSELDORF, Sept 14 (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive outlined plans on Wednesday to raise more than $140 billion from energy firms to help shield households and … Read more

Swedish election puts anti-immigration Sweden Democrats center stage

Moderate party leader Ulf Kristersson delivers a speech at the Moderate party election watch at the Clarion Sign Hotel, in Stockholm, Sweden, September 11, 2022.TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Right wing in slim lead in parliamentary elections Sweden Democrat gains give edge to right Moderates … Read more