London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

London’s Battersea Power Station reborn as office and shopping hub

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – London’s Battersea Power Station reopens next week as a glitzy hub of offices, flats, restaurants and shops after decades of failed attempts to reinvigorate one of the capital’s most iconic buildings, often described as the “Everest of real estate”. The 1930s power station once supplied a fifth of London’s electricity, … Read more

Germany keeps two nuclear reactors on standby to weather gas crisis

Germany keeps two nuclear reactors on standby to weather gas crisis

A general view shows the nuclear power plant Isar 2 by the river Isar in Eschenbach near Landshut, Germany, August 17, 2022. REUTERS/Christian Mang/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register All nuclear reactors still to go offline at year-end Two reactors to remain in reserve in case of shortages Crises in … Read more

German economy minister rules out keeping nuclear plants running to save gas

German economy minister rules out keeping nuclear plants running to save gas

German Economy and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck speaks during a news conference on the future use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in Berlin, Germany August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Economy minister says nuclear plants save minimal gas May have to keep plant running in … Read more

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine counter-attacks – Britain

Russian-occupied Kherson cut off as Ukraine counter-attacks – Britain

Ukraine counter-offensive in Kherson gathering momentum – UK Russia in ‘massive redeployment’ in south, Ukraine says Russian-backed forces take over Vuhlehirsk plant Blinken says he plans call with Russia’s Lavrov July 28 (Reuters) – A Ukrainian counter-offensive has virtually cut off the Russian-occupied southern city of Kherson and left thousands of Russian troops stationed near … Read more

Russian forces redeploying in three southern Ukraine regions -Zelenskiy aide

Russian forces redeploying in three southern Ukraine regions -Zelenskiy aide

A rescuer stands next to a shell crater at a residential area destroyed by a Russian military strike, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, in the town of Toretsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine July 27, 2022. Press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

Fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power plant in balance after Russian advance

Fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power plant in balance after Russian advance

Russian-backed forces say they have taken power plant Ukraine does not confirm Vuhlehirsk facility’s capture Says fighting under way nearby in eastern Ukraine Russia cut back gas flows to Europe in energy stand-off Polish PM says Russia can’t be trusted on grains deal KYIV, July 27 (Reuters) – The fate of Ukraine’s second biggest power … Read more

Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

U.N., Turkey worked to broker Ukraine-Russia grains export deal Hopeful sign global food crisis could be eased Ukraine’s Zelenskiy sees potential for battleground gains July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food crisis … Read more

Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

Germany risks recession as Russian gas crisis deepens

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register More Europeans activate first stage of gas crisis plans Surging gas price adds to policymakers’ inflation headache Slowing flows hinder efforts to refill … Read more