Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

Finland urges Turkey, Hungary to swiftly approve Swedish, Finnish NATO bids

HELSINKI, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin on Tuesday urged Hungary and Turkey to swiftly approve the Swedish and Finnish applications for membership of the NATO defence alliance. Hungary and Turkey are the only two remaining NATO members to not yet have ratified the applications. “All eyes are now on Hungary and … Read more

Nord Stream ruptures revealed as Europe grapples with gas plan

Nord Stream ruptures revealed as Europe grapples with gas plan

Nord Stream leaks discovered in late September Newspaper reports what it calls first images of damage EU proposes energy measures, avoids immediate gas price cap EU seeks to launch new gas price benchmark, joint purchases COPENHAGEN/BRUSSELS , Oct 18 (Reuters) – Damage to the Nord Stream gas pipeline from Russia to Europe was caused by … Read more

‘Powerful explosions’ behind Nord Stream leaks, Danish police say

‘Powerful explosions’ behind Nord Stream leaks, Danish police say

Nord Stream leaks were caused by explosions, Danish police say Police cite preliminary investigations Subsea footage released by daily Expressen Footage shows section missing from Nord Stream 1 – report COPENHAGEN, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A preliminary investigation of damages to the two Nord Stream gas pipelines in the Danish part of the Baltic Sea … Read more

EU leaders reaffirm support for Ukraine, squabble over gas cap

EU leaders reaffirm support for Ukraine, squabble over gas cap

Division over details of gas price cap European Commission to make proposals for EU summit on Oct.20-21 Poland criticises Germany for big spending on compensation EU27 vow continued financial and military support for Ukraine Scholz says rebuilding Ukraine will take a generation PRAGUE, Oct 7 (Reuters) – European Union leaders on Friday agreed to give … Read more

Macron: Europe to send more military gear to Ukraine including French howitzers

Macron: Europe to send more military gear to Ukraine including French howitzers

PRAGUE, Oct 6 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday European countries would send Ukraine more military equipment to counter Russia, including more French Caesar-type howitzers. “We are working indeed on several requests, with several members of the EU, including on new Caesars,” Macron said. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Nobel prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Nobel prize goes to pioneers of Lego-like “click chemistry”

Danish winner Meldal says click-chemistry like Lego Technology has been used for targeting cancer treatment Prize worth more than $900,000 STOCKHOLM, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Scientists Carolyn Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and Barry Sharpless won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for discovering reactions that let molecules snap together to create new compounds and … Read more

Gas starts flowing to Poland through new Baltic Pipe pipeline

Gas starts flowing to Poland through new Baltic Pipe pipeline

WARSAW, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Gas started flowing to Poland through the new Baltic Pipe pipeline from Norway via Denmark and the Baltic Sea on Saturday morning, Polish gas pipeline operator Gaz-System said. The pipeline is at the centre of Poland’s strategy to diversify its gas supplies away from Russia that began years before Moscow’s … Read more

Q+A Nord Stream gas ‘sabotage’: who’s being blamed and why?

Q+A Nord Stream gas ‘sabotage’: who’s being blamed and why?

WARSAW, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Major leaks that suddenly erupted in the Nord Stream gas pipelines that run from Russia to Europe under the Baltic Sea have generated plenty of theories but few clear answers about who or what caused the damage. Here is what we know and what has been said so far: WHO … Read more

Fourth leak found on Nord Stream pipelines, Swedish coast guard says

Fourth leak found on Nord Stream pipelines, Swedish coast guard says

OSLO, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Sweden’s coast guard discovered a fourth gas leak on the damaged Nord Stream pipelines earlier this week, a spokesperson told the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper. The European Union suspects sabotage was behind the gas leaks on the subsea Russian pipelines to Europe and has promised a “robust” response to any intentional … Read more

Gas leaks in Russian pipelines to Europe stoke sabotage fears

Gas leaks in Russian pipelines to Europe stoke sabotage fears

Polish PM blames sabotage, without citing evidence Russia say leaks threaten Europe’s energy security Footage shows gas bubbles churning sea surface Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Crisis over Russian gas has sent prices soaring STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Europe was investigating leaks in two Russian gas pipelines that churned up the … Read more