European markets open to close, data, earnings, G-7, Ukraine

LONDON — European stocks moved higher on Monday, continuing a positive trend seen at the end of last week’s trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.7% in early trade, with basic resources jumping 2.9% to lead gains as all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. The higher open on Monday comes after the … Read more

The race to make green hydrogen competitive is on

One type of hydrogen production uses electrolysis, with an electric current splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen. If the electricity used in this process comes from a renewable source then some call it “green” hydrogen. Alex Krauses | Bloomberg | Getty Images Siemens Energy and Air Liquide have announced plans to set up a joint … Read more

European stocks open to close as recession fears continue

LONDON — European stocks were lower Thursday, as global markets see renewed volatility after a brief recovery following last week’s tumultuous trading. The pan-European Stoxx 600 dropped 0.5% by late morning, having recovered more than half of its earlier losses. Banks fell 1.5% while travel and leisure stocks gained 1.1%. In terms of individual share … 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 of rage at the sanctions imposed after invading Ukraine. It’s putting enormous political pressure on governments, threatens to leave Europeans freezing if this … Read more

Meteorite that landed on Earth 200 years ago upends previous theories of how Mars formed

A meteorite that hit Earth more than 200 years ago could fundamentally change our understanding of how Mars was formed. Most of what we know about the Red Planet’s interior comes from three space rocks that landed on our planet after being blasted off Mars by impacts. They include the Chassingy meteorite, which came down … Read more

President Macron’s centrists to keep a majority: Projections | Elections News

Macron would need to secure at least 289 of the 577 seats to have a majority for pushing through legislation during his second five-year term. French President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist alliance is expected to keep its parliamentary majority after the first round of voting, according to projections on Sunday. Projections based on elections’ partial results … Read more

European markets open to close, data, ECB decision

LONDON — European stocks are expected to open lower ahead of the latest interest rate decision from the European Central Bank on Thursday. The UK’s FTSE index is seen opening 32 points lower at 7,554, Germany’s DAX down 75 points at 14,360, France’s CAC 40 down 35 points at 6,403, and Italy’s FTSE MIB 156 … Read more

Ukraine slams Macron’s remarks not to ‘humiliate’ Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

Ukraine says President Emmanuel Macron’s comments about not humiliating Russia ‘can only humiliate France’. Ukraine has denounced French President Emmanuel Macron after he suggested it is imperative that Russia is not humiliated in its war to keep the door open for good diplomatic relations between the West and Moscow whenever the conflict ends. Macron’s comments … Read more

Mona Lisa attacked with cake by disguised eco-activist | Arts and Culture News

‘Think of the Earth, people are destroying the Earth,’ man dressed in a wig said as he was being led away from the Louvre Museum. The Mona Lisa was attacked but unharmed when a visitor to the Louvre in Paris tried to smash the glass protecting the world’s most famous painting before smearing cake across … Read more

Madrid wins Champions League final marred by crowd chaos

PARIS (AP) — Yet another Champions League title for Real Madrid, the undisputed king of Europe. Yet another showpiece European soccer game tarnished by chaotic crowd issues and disorder. Madrid became European champion for a record-extending 14th time — double the number of any other team on the continent — after beating Liverpool 1-0 in … Read more