Germany will borrow $200 billion to cap consumers’ energy bills

Germany will borrow 0 billion to cap consumers’ energy bills

London CNN Business  —  The German government announced plans to borrow €200 billion ($195 billion) to cap natural gas prices for households and businesses. That’s a bigger price tag than the £150 billion ($165 billion) the UK government is expected to borrow to finance its own price cap. Germany, Europe’s biggest economy, is trying to … Read more

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

Richarlison: Brazil forward racially abused as fan throws banana at him during 5-1 victory over Tunisia in France

CNN  —  Brazil’s impressive end to its World Cup preparation was overshadowed by racist abuse as forward Richarlison had a banana thrown at him by a fan during the 5-1 victory over Tunisia in Paris on Tuesday. The Tottenham Hotspur star scored Brazil’s second goal but as he celebrated a banana was thrown at him … Read more

Abortion access in Europe isn’t universal. This network helps people receive care in the Netherlands

Abortion access in Europe isn’t universal. This network helps people receive care in the Netherlands

Editor’s Note: This story is part of As Equals, CNN’s ongoing series on gender inequality. For information about how the series is funded and more, check out our FAQs. Amsterdam, the Netherlands CNN  —  It’s early evening in an affluent neighborhood in the Dutch city of Haarlem and bed and breakfast owners Arnoud and Marika … Read more

The U.S. looks to rival Europe and Asia with massive floating offshore wind plan

The U.S. looks to rival Europe and Asia with massive floating offshore wind plan

The Block Island Wind Farm, photographed in 2016, is located in waters off the east coast of the United States. DON EMMERT | AFP | Getty Images The White House said Thursday it was targeting 15 gigawatts of floating offshore wind capacity by the year 2035, as it looks to compete with Europe and Asia … Read more

Review: Ian McEwan returns with masterful book ‘Lessons’

Review: Ian McEwan returns with masterful book ‘Lessons’

When we first meet Roland Baines in “Lessons” by Ian McEwan, he is a new parent, struggling to his raise his son alone “Lessons,” by Ian McEwan (Alfred A. Knopf) “Roland occasionally reflected on the events and accidents, personal and global, minuscule and momentous that had formed and determined his existence.” That one sentence in … Read more

King Charles proclaimed Canada’s new head of state

King Charles proclaimed Canada’s new head of state

TORONTO — King Charles III was officially proclaimed Canada’s monarch Saturday in a ceremony in Ottawa. Charles automatically became king when Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday. But like the ceremony in the United Kingdom hours earlier, the accession ceremony in Canada is a key constitutional and ceremonial step in introducing the new monarch to the … Read more

4 nations bordering Russia to restrict Russian tourists

4 nations bordering Russia to restrict Russian tourists

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Four European countries that border Russia will take regional steps this month to limit people from Russia from entering Europe’s visa-free zone by land because they “are increasingly concerned about the substantial and growing influx of Russian citizens.” “We believe that this is becoming a serious threat to our public security and … Read more

Berlin police fatally shoot man who killed woman with ax

Berlin police fatally shoot man who killed woman with ax

VIENNA — A man killed a woman with an ax in the German capital on Sunday morning before being shot dead by police, officials said. Police said that they were called to an apartment in Berlin’s Lichtenberg neighborhood shortly before 8 a.m. As they arrived, they saw a man striking a woman with an ax. … Read more

British airline passenger faces charges in Greece

4 nations bordering Russia to restrict Russian tourists

THESSALONIKI, Greece — A British man has been charged in Greece with several offenses after his flight from London to Cyprus was diverted, authorities said. One of the charges, a felony, is endangering transportation and passenger and crew safety. The charges were pressed after the 22-year-old man faced a prosecutor Saturday. The easyJet flight to … Read more

Dog sniffs out cocaine hidden in wheelchair at Milan airport

Dog sniffs out cocaine hidden in wheelchair at Milan airport

This picture made available Friday, Sep. 2, 2022, by the Italian Financial Police shows the motorized wheelchair used by a man who tried to sniff some 13 kilos (nearly 30 pounds) of cocaine, foreground, at Milan airport, northern Italy. Police said that when the cocaine was found, the chair user, a Spaniard who had requested … Read more