Newsletter Jun 24, 2022
UK's Johnson steps back from row with Prince Charles over Rwanda policy

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved away from a confrontation with Prince Charles over the government's immigration deal with Rwanda after his spokesman said the matter would not likely be raised in talks with the heir to the throne.

Analysis-UK's Brexit woes threaten another flagship policy: levelling-up

Dashed hopes, so far at least, that Brexit would tilt Britain's economy towards growth driven by trade and investment are threatening another of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's flagship policies: "levelling up" the regions outside of London.

Commonwealth leaders meet in Rwanda amid criticism of host's rights record

Commonwealth leaders meet in Kigali on Friday to discuss cooperation on topics from trade to health to climate, against a backdrop of criticism of the host Rwanda's human rights record and of a British policy to deport asylum seekers there.

A Dozen EU Countries Affected By Russian Gas Cuts, EU Climate Chief Says

A dozen European Union countries have now been affected by cuts to gas supply from Russia, EU climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Thursday, as the bloc faces a deepening energy standoff with Moscow.

Exclusive-Britain, Germany push G7 for halt to biofuel mandates to tame food prices

Officials from some G7 countries, including Germany and Britain, will push for temporary waivers on biofuels mandates to combat soaring food prices when leaders from the group of wealthy nations meet on Sunday, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

British Airways staff vote spells 'summer of strikes' at London's Heathrow

British Airways staff at London's Heathrow airport voted on Thursday to strike over pay, threatening disruption at one of Europe's busiest aviation hubs during an already chaotic summer for air travellers.

Inflation 'Shock' Punishes Eurozone Economy In June: Survey

Inflation 'shock' punishes Eurozone economy in June: survey

European Stocks Skid On Gloomy Business Activity Data, Commodity Weakness

European shares dropped on Thursday after a survey showed euro zone business activity slowed significantly in June, adding to fears of a sharp economic downturn, while sliding oil and metal prices hit commodity-linked stocks.

WHO Emergency Committee Meets On Monkeypox

WHO emergency committee meets on monkeypox

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