Emergency call services and telecom companies urge the EU to protect telecom networks from power outages

MILAN/STOCKHOLM/PARIS (Reuters) – Europe’s top telecoms companies and an emergency services lobby on Monday urged Brussels to protect mobile and fixed-line networks from power outages, a letter seen by Reuters showed, as fears grew about the loss of communications. networks during widespread power outages. Europe is facing potential power rationing and blackouts in the aftermath … Read more

Biden and Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden and Xi hold 3-hour Bali meeting before G20 summit Both leaders stress the need to put relations back on track Russia rejects reports of foreign minister being hospitalized Indonesia seeks tangible progress in the global economy in the G20 Ukraine’s Zelensky is scheduled to address the G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Reuters) – … Read more

European debt market pressures force some governments to rewrite trading rules

Oct 31 (Reuters) – Some euro zone countries have relaxed rules for banks that handle the circulation of their government debt to help them weather some of the toughest market conditions in years, officials told Reuters. Of the 11 major eurozone debt agencies contacted by Reuters, officials in the Netherlands and Belgium told Reuters they … Read more

German approval of China’s COSCO stake in Hamburg port unleashes protest

Cosco investment green light divided lawmakers There are no management or strategic decisions for Cosco Chinese FM: Hope for “practical cooperation” Opposition to the agreement within the coalition parties BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s cabinet allowed China’s Cosco to buy a stake in a terminal in the country’s largest port on Wednesday, a decision pushed by … Read more

Tens of thousands march in Berlin in support of Iran protests

Tens of thousands demonstrate in Berlin to support Iran protests Crowd chanting ‘Death to Khamenei’ at Berlin rally Protests enter sixth week despite deadly crackdown Revolutionary Guards warn a cleric of “stirring up” in the southeast of the country BERLIN/DUBAI (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Berlin on Saturday to show support … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in the Druzhba pipeline that takes crude from Russia to Europe, which Warsaw said may have resulted from an accident rather than sabotage. The discovery of the spill on the main route carrying … Read more

Analysis: Tesla may face its toughest challenges yet as the economy slows

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 (Reuters) – In July, Tesla (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk said the electric car maker had no problem with customer demand, simply a problem making and shipping all the Model Ys and Model 3s consumers were willing to buy. This may no longer be true. Analysts are seeing early warning signs for … Read more

Analysis: Underwater: How the Bank of England has delivered a lifeblood to the markets

Bank of England bought bonds after pension fund pleas Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support is seen as giving an opportunity to build collateral The British government’s unfunded tax plan scared the markets LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Calls from the Bank of England began on Monday saying some British pension … Read more

Exclusive: Europe braces for mobile network outage

PARIS / STOCKHOLM / MILAN (Reuters) – Cell phones would be unimaginable in Europe this winter if blackouts or power rationing disrupted parts of mobile phone networks across the region. Russia’s decision to halt gas supplies through Europe’s main supply route in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the chances of an … Read more

Russian artillery and air strikes on targets in eastern Ukraine

Russia steps up strikes on Ukrainian civilian targets Ukraine says graves found near Izyum, relatives are looking for the dead Biden urges Putin not to use tactical nuclear and chemical weapons Restoration of the main power line at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant – IAEA IZUM, Ukraine (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday that Russia … Read more