Scholz has long argued that he needed to ensure that Germany and Nato would not become “warring parties” and Germany accused of “going it alone”.
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This was Europe in the first half of September (by the Guardian)
07 September 2022 Does the new broom in Downing Street bring even a hint of rapprochement between Britain and the EU? Will Liz Truss reach out in friendship as Vladimir Putin steps up his energy war on Europe or will the zero-sum approach of the Johnson era also define the new prime minister’s? Truss hasContinue reading “This was Europe in the first half of September (by the Guardian)”
This is Europe in the 2nd week of August
Parched rivers, dunes on fire – why this Europe-wide drought isn’t a freak event Boats upended on Swiss riverbeds, smoke rising from the pine forests of the Landes and hillsides of Galicia, parched arborio rice fields in the Po delta, sea water evaporating at twice the normal rate from the salt pans of the Loire-Atlantique;Continue reading “This is Europe in the 2nd week of August”
Khashoggi killing forgotten as leaders woo Mohammed bin Salman
As the realities of the end of free movement are felt acutely by millions of British holidaymakers this summer, people in the UK and the EU have discussed their reasons for applying for a European passport after the Brexit vote.
This is Europe: The Guardian looking at the chaos in Italy and Ukraine
Italy has had 67 governments in almost as many years. Ukraine is a fault line in Italian politics: and a far-right coalition that includes Putin-fan Salvini could derail the EU’s consensus on the war, particularly in an energy squeeze. Observers think Meloni, although a hardliner, may not be as keen to cosy up to Putin (she admires the American right), but together they could align with Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán in opposing immigration, abortion and LGBT rights.
The Guardian 2022 July 25 – July 31
July 25 After the heatwave we’ve had this past week in the UK and beyond, it would be fair to assume that some of your plants are beyond repair. But all is not lost, thanks to this great advice from Jane Perrone on how to revive your crispy plants. So, get watering! Get yourself toContinue reading “The Guardian 2022 July 25 – July 31”
The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24
July 18 Heatwave / UK braces for record temperature as first ever red heat warning comes into effect Network Rail says to avoid trains unless absolutely necessary, with much of country covered by extreme heat alert ‘Shameful diversion tactic’ / UK’s ‘quick-fix’ asylum policies criticised in damning MPs’ report ‘It’s socialism’ / Heated Tory leadershipContinue reading “The Guardian reviewing 2022 July 18 – July 24”
The Guardian Headlines for 2022 July 11 -July 17
July 11 Exclusive / Uber broke laws, duped police and secretly lobbied governments, leak reveals 124,000 documents expose inner workings behind US tech firm’s rise as a global empire responsible for 19m journeys a day ‘Violence guarantees success’ / How Uber exploited taxi protests for strategic gain ‘Kill switch’ / Uber bosses told staff toContinue reading “The Guardian Headlines for 2022 July 11 -July 17”