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Animal Doctor: Good news from Europe for farmed animals – Tulsa World

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European markets sink 2% on Evergrande fears; investors prepare for Fed meeting – CNBC

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What’s causing soaring energy prices in Europe

Europe is facing an energy crunch caused by surging wholesale prices for natural gas, raising the prospects of higher utility bills for customers and forcing some manufacturers to halt operations. A complex brew of forces is causing the European gas market’s unprecedented surge, creating a “perfect storm” of higher than expected demand and low supply. ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE SAVES AT-RISK NUCLEAR PLANTS WITH CLEAN ENERGY BILL “We have never seen prices…
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Here’s how Covid-19 is hitting hospitals in five key European countries

Those steps back toward pre-Covid life have been accompanied by a gradual rise in cases and hospitalizations in many nations, with the more transmissible Delta variant dominant in the region. However, vaccination rollouts have kept hospital admissions far below where they were in the first months of 2021. As a result, Europe presents a varied picture as governments brace for a potential rise in cases in the autumn and winter…
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Analysis: America’s deal with UK and Australia leaves France bruised and Europe in the cold on China

The deal, which was unveiled on Wednesday, will see the US and UK send strategic and technical teams to Australia to help the country procure nuclear-powered submarines. It also meant that the Australian government cancelled a multi-billion contract for non-nuclear submarines with a French manufacturer. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian described this as a “real stab in the back” from Australia. He also fired a shot at US President…
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Dark news: The murky world of undercover EU lobbying

Press play to listen to this article At first glance, EU Reporter looks like just another media outlet reporting from Brussels on the European Union. The website publishes articles about the European Commission’s latest proposals. It offers analysis of global events, like last month’s United Nations report on climate change. It provides almost daily updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company’s promotional material tells a different story. In a…
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EU Chief Turns to Paralympian Vio to Inspire Europe’s Youth – U.S. News & World Report

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How might Merkel’s successor manage Germany’s role in the EU?

Both front-runners to become the next German chancellor took a diversion from the campaign trail last week to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Their discussions in the Elysee palace touched on the EU’s pandemic recovery package, climate change and defence policy – all priorities for Angela Merkel’s successor. Macron is not the only EU leader eagerly awaiting the election outcome. A shake-up in the bloc’s largest economy, as…
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Merkel legacy: EU’s queen with a tarnished crown

Back home, some proudly boasted of their country’s Willkommenkultur, their culture of welcoming others, symbolised by Angela Merkel. Others, incensed by the arrivals, flocked to the far-right AfD, spurring it to become the first extreme-right party to win seats in Germany’s federal parliament since the end of World War Two.…
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How Europe’s doors are slamming shut for Americans

(CNN) — It was too good to last. While summer saw much of Europe open up to American visitors, offering them the chance to fulfill lockdown dreams of eating gelato in Italy or touring the art museums of Paris, the season’s end has brought with it new restrictions, and the doors to the continent begin to close. The news has prompted various European countries to update travel restrictions for Americans,…
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