Swedes head to polls in close-run election

Swedes head to polls in close-run election

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Social Democrat PM Andersson facing right-wing opposition Moderates’ Kristersson has allied with Sweden Democrats Campaigns focus on crime, cost-of-living crisis Opinion polls show blocs running neck-and-neck Polling stations close at 1800 GMT STOCKHOLM, Sept 11 (Reuters) – Swedes voted on Sunday in an election pitting the … Read more

EU to claw back energy firms’ profits rather than cap Russian gas price

EU to claw back energy firms’ profits rather than cap Russian gas price

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU countries ask bloc to propose windfall revenue cap Ministers also request EU proposal on gas price cap Countries resist EU proposal to cap Russian gas price BRUSSELS, Sept 9 (Reuters) – EU energy ministers on Friday tasked the European Commission to press ahead with a … Read more

A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling

A year on, El Salvador’s bitcoin experiment is stumbling

CONCHAGUA, El Salvador, Sept 7 (Reuters) – A year after El Salvador adopted bitcoin as legal tender, the area where the world’s first cryptocurrency city was meant to be built – a circular metropolis powered by a volcano – is still dense jungle. President Nayib Bukele had promised that “Bitcoin City” would be a tax … Read more

New UK leader Liz Truss finalizes huge power subsidy plan

New UK leader Liz Truss finalizes huge power subsidy plan

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Truss to announce energy support plan on Thursday New PM rules out windfall tax on power firms Sterling falls to lowest since 1985 against U.S. dollar Kwarteng says borrowing will be higher BoE says energy support could help cool inflation LONDON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Britain’s … Read more

Ukraine’s top general warns of Russian nuclear strike risk

Ukraine’s top general warns of Russian nuclear strike risk

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valeriy Zaluzhnyi waits before a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and other officials in Kyiv, Ukraine October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Military chief breaks silence in article on Ukraine war Claims rocket strikes on Russian bases … Read more

Ukraine says it downs Russian missiles, UN pushes for nuclear plant’s safety

Ukraine says it downs Russian missiles, UN pushes for nuclear plant’s safety

Ukraine waging counter-offensive in south against Russians U.N. seeks security zone near damaged Zaporozhzhia nuclear plant KYIV/VIENNA, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces shot down five Russian cruise missiles on Tuesday, most of them in the south, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said, but he made no mention of a new military success in the east hinted … Read more

New York City sues Starbucks for firing union organizer

New York City sues Starbucks for firing union organizer

A Starbucks store is seen in New York January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 2 (Reuters) – A New York City agency overseeing workplace affairs said on Friday it sued Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) because the coffee chain illegally fired a longtime barista and … Read more

India summons Wikipedia officials over cricketer biography tweak

India summons Wikipedia officials over cricketer biography tweak

Cricket – Asian Cup – India v Hong Kong – Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 31, 2022 India’s Arshdeep Singh in action REUTERS/Christopher Pike Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Sept 5 (Reuters) – India has summoned executives of Wikipedia after a national cricketer’s page … Read more

Asian stocks flat as investors await more rate action

Asian stocks flat as investors await more rate action

People pass by an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei share price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Asian shares largely wiped out morning gains on Tuesday afternoon, as investors remained cautious ahead … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy warns of tough winter, reports war gains

Ukraine’s Zelenskiy warns of tough winter, reports war gains

Zelenskiy: Russia plans ‘decisive energy blow on all Europeans’ Russia delayed pipeline re-opening in blow to Europe IAEA says line down at Zaporizhzhia plant but backup working U.S. ambassador to Russia leaves post KYIV, Sept 5 (Reuters) – European leaders sought to ease the impact of high energy prices across the continent after Ukrainian President … Read more