Europe turns to coal as Russia squeezes gas supplies

German Economy Minister Robert Habeck has warned that the situation is going to be “really tight in winter” without precautionary measures to prevent a supply shortage. Ina Fassbender | afp | Getty Images Reduced flows of Russian gas and the specter of a full supply disruption have prompted some European governments to reconsider coal, one … Read more

Russia declares gas war on EU – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing hardball with the European Union — cutting off gas deliveries to some of Russia’s best customers in a howl at the sanctions imposed after invading Ukraine. It’s putting enormous political pressure on governments, threatens to leave Europeans freezing if this winter is … Read more

Russia again cuts natural gas exports to European countries

PRAGUE (AP) — Russia reduced natural gas to Europe again Friday, including cutting flows by half to Italy and Slovakia and completely to France, as countries have worked to ease their dependence on Russian supplies amid the war in Ukraine. It marks the third day of significant reductions to the fuel that powers industry and … Read more

Russia puts the gas squeeze on France and Italy – POLITICO

Russia’s Gazprom has cut gas deliveries to France and Italy, just days after their leaders were in Kyiv to formally back Ukraine’s bid to join the EU. That’s raising alarm that a slowdown in deliveries could derail EU efforts to build up supplies ahead of next winter and protect the bloc from Russian energy blackmail. … Read more

Camila Cabello poses in an orange bikini top as she dines on pasta and bread on the coast of Amalfi

Camila Cabello has been spending time in Italy this spring and has in a way taken her fans with her as she has shared images from the trip with her 63million Instagram followers. On Wednesday the 25-year-old crooner from Cuba was seen in an orange triangle string bikini top as she posed in front of … Read more

Kim Kardashian reveals she recycled the dress she wore to Kourtney Kardashian’s wedding ceremony

They’re saying ‘I do’ for a third time this weekend in Portofino, Italy in front of a close circle of family and friends. Here, takes a look back at the three weddings, wild PDAs, IVF struggles and whirlwind romance of Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker… Travis’ first Kardashian crush on Kim Having been a … Read more

Call her Kourtney Kardashian Barker! Reality star takes husband Travis Barker’s name on Instagram

Kourtney Kardashian wasted no time changing her name on social media after tying the knot with her husband Travis Barker on Sunday in Italy. Less than 24 hours after exchanging vows with the 46-year-old drummer in front of her closest loved ones, the reality star, 43, updated her Instagram bio to ‘Kourtney Kardashian Barker.’ At … Read more

Eurovision win in hand, Ukraine band releases new war video

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra, fresh off its Eurovision victory, released a new music video Sunday of its winning hit “Stefania” that features scenes of war-ravaged Ukraine and women in combat gear, as the annual song contest took on ever more political tones given Russia’s war. “This is how we see mothers … Read more

Bombarded at home, Ukraine finds symbolic win at Eurovision – POLITICO

TURIN, Italy — While in the third month of fighting Russia’s invasion at home, Ukraine came out victorious at Europe’s musical competition Eurovision. Swept along on a wave of solidarity, the Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra racked up a popular record vote after performing a catchy folk-rap tune and sending an emotional plea for the bombed … Read more

Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra wins Eurovision amid war

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest in the early hours of Sunday in a clear show of support for the war-ravaged nation. The six-man band that mixes traditional folk melodies and contemporary hip hop in a purposeful defense of Ukrainian culture was the sentimental and bookmakers’ favorite among … Read more