Europe burns cash to help businesses in energy crisis

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register European gas prices have soared amid Ukraine crisis Utilities face liquidity crunch Germany will ‘do everything possible’ to help firms Russian mobilisation triggers oil price jump BERLIN/LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Germany nationalised gas importer Uniper (UN01.DE) on Wednesday and Britain said it would halve energy … Read more

Poet Amanda Gorman, K-pop’s Blackpink push global goals at U.N.

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – South Korean pop band Blackpink and American poet Amanda Gorman took to the United Nations stage on Monday to urge action on climate change and other global goals that include achieving gender equality and ending hunger and poverty. Gorman read … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin reaches Windsor, her final resting place

Queen’s coffin reached final resting place in Windsor Monarchs and leaders gather in London for state funeral Thousands line streets for display of pomp and pageantry Queen Elizabeth was widely revered in Britain and beyond Death comes as Britain faces risk of economic crisis WINDSOR, England, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrived at … Read more

Crowds fill London to ‘be a part of history’ at queen’s funeral

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people, many of whom had camped out overnight, lined the route of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession on Monday and gathered in London’s parks to bid farewell to the only British monarch most have ever known. Complete silence fell over Hyde Park as people who had been … Read more

Biden pays respects to ‘honourable’ Queen Elizabeth before funeral

Biden in London ahead of Monday’s funeral Pays tribute to queen’s notion of service and dignity Saudi Arabia’s crown prince will not attend funeral Decision due on when to close queue for lying-in-state LONDON, Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden paid emotional tribute to Queen Elizabeth on the eve of her state funeral … Read more

Pelosi condemns Azerbaijan’s attacks on Armenia

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Pelosi blames Azerbaijan for starting conflict Azerbaijan says Pelosi endangering peace in Caucasus Azerbaijan says Pelosi’s remarks unacceptable Pelosi lauds Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’ U.S. listening to Armenia on defence, Pelosi says TBILISI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday strongly … Read more

William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

Florida governor defends migrant flights to Martha’s Vineyard, suggests more to come

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Sept 16 (Reuters) – Florida’s Republican governor on Friday defended his decision to fly dozens of migrants to the wealthy vacation island of Martha’s Vineyard from Texas, and said similar actions could follow as a political dispute over border security deepened in the run-up to U.S. elections in November. DeSantis claimed credit … Read more

Mourners brave 24-hour wait in chilly London to see the queen’s coffin

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Wait-time rockets, temperatures set to plunge Mourners stoic LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The entry to an already miles-long queue to see Queen Elizabeth lying in state in London resumed after a pause on Friday, with the government saying the current wait-time is over 24 hours, … Read more

Queue to see queen’s lying-in-state paused as capacity reached

King Charles visits Wales, last stop of UK tour King and siblings to stand vigil on Friday night Police mount huge security operation ahead of funeral LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – As tens of thousands of people poured into London ahead of Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral on Monday, the miles-long queue of mourners waiting to … Read more