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 0.9% in early trade, with basic resources jumping 3.6% to lead gains as almost all sectors and major bourses entered positive territory. The higher open on Monday comes after … Read more

Qantas’ new route from Perth to Rome launches

If you’re dreaming of a European holiday but dreading the thought of multiple flights, you’ll love Qantas’ new route. Is Qantas’ new route a game changer? Yes, yes it is. Let me explain why. The flying kangaroo has just started flying direct from Australia to Italy, making it the only airline to operate a direct … 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

European markets open to close, stocks, data, global markets

LONDON — European stocks moved higher on Tuesday, continuing a recovery seen at the start of the week. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index added 0.8% in early trade, with chemicals stocks climbing 1.6% to lead gains as almost all sectors and major bourses nudged into positive territory. The positive open for Europe comes as global … 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

Three-star hotels are the underrated treasures of Europe – here’s 40 of the best

A life in the fast lane is not for everyone. While high flyers are busy striving for the very top, others are perfectly happy bumbling along, just doing their own thing. We hear a lot about the high-flyers of the hotel world – the legendary grande dames, the modern masterpieces of superlatives. And yet the … Read more

France votes in parliamentary election amid left surge | Elections News

Voting is under way in the first round of parliamentary elections, with a resurgent left seeking to thwart President Macrons aims to obtain a majority. French voters are casting their ballot in the first round of parliamentary elections, as President Emmanuel Macron seeks to secure his majority amid a resurgent left-wing coalition. Polling stations opened … 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