Europe

UPDATE 1-New French Europe minister: Brexit deal possible but not “at any price” – Reuters Africa

UPDATE 1-New French Europe minister: Brexit deal possible but not “at any price” –...

(Adds quotes, context) PARIS, July 29 (Reuters) - France will continue to take a tough line on defending the rights of French fishermen in Brexit talks but a deal with the United Kingdom is still possible, France’s new European affairs minister Clement Beaune said on Wednesday. “We will not accept a deal at any price,”…
Europe retreats as BoE forecast hits London stocks – Reuters

Europe retreats as BoE forecast hits London stocks – Reuters

(For a live blog on European stocks, type LIVE/ in an Eikon news window) Aug 6 (Reuters) - European shares dipped on Thursday as forecasts of a slower post-pandemic economic rebound in the UK hit London stock markets, while disappointing quarterly updates from Glencore and AXA weighed on broader sentiment. The pan-European STOXX 600 index…
Israel approves pipeline deal to sell gas to Europe – Reuters

Israel approves pipeline deal to sell gas to Europe – Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli government on Sunday approved an agreement with European countries for the construction of a subsea pipeline that would supply Europe with natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean. The Eastmed pipeline, which has been in planning for several years, is meant to transport gas from offshore Israel and Cyprus to Greece…
EUROPE POWER-Spot prices diverge as French renewables dip – Reuters

EUROPE POWER-Spot prices diverge as French renewables dip – Reuters

PARIS, July 22 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for Thursday delivery diverged on Wednesday as renewable supply in Germany edged lower while demand rose, and power generation from wind and solar fell in France. * The price of over-the-counter baseload power for Thursday delivery in France rose 2% to 38.50 euros ($44.39) per megawatt…
EUROPE POWER-Spot prices rise on falling renewables – Reuters Africa

EUROPE POWER-Spot prices rise on falling renewables – Reuters Africa

PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for Wednesday delivery rose on Tuesday because of a projected decrease in power generation from renewables. * The price of over-the-counter baseload power for Wednesday delivery in Germany was up 8.4% at 35.50 euros ($40.63) per megawatt hour (MWh) at 0851 GMT. * The French day-ahead…
Factbox: Europe learns to live with the mask – Reuters

Factbox: Europe learns to live with the mask – Reuters

(Reuters) - People in England will be required by law to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets from Friday, extending a rule already applied to public transport. FILE PHOTO: A shopper wears a face mask in Old Bond Street, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Simon DawsonAs…
EUROPE POWER-Spot prices jump on falling renewables output – Reuters

EUROPE POWER-Spot prices jump on falling renewables output – Reuters

PARIS, July 7 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for Wednesday delivery jumped to more than 5-month highs due to a falling forecast for German wind and solar power generation, while French nuclear availability remained low. * The price of over-the-counter baseload for Wednesday delivery in Germany rose 26% to 41 euros ($46.30) a megawatt…
Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare – Reuters

Europe cushions workforce as U.S. lifeline runs threadbare – Reuters

FRANKFURT/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - - While millions of U.S. workers thrown into unemployment by the coronavirus pandemic fret about feeding their families, idled German airline purser Marco Todte is mainly concerned about his next vacation. FILE PHOTO: Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center hoping to find assistance with their unemployment claim…
EUROPE POWER-Spot prices fall on additional wind power – Reuters

EUROPE POWER-Spot prices fall on additional wind power – Reuters

PARIS, July 23 (Reuters) - European spot electricity prices for Friday delivery slid on Thursday, due to a projected increase in power generation from wind turbines and a forecast decrease in demand. * The price of over-the-counter baseload power for Friday delivery in Germany dropped 9.9% to 31.75 euros ($36.76) per megawatt hour (MWh) at…
Team Originem advance at DreamHack Showdown Summer: Europe – Reuters

Team Originem advance at DreamHack Showdown Summer: Europe – Reuters

Team Originem swept Galaxy Racer Female on Saturday to advance to the grand final at the $25,000 all-female DreamHack Showdown Summer 2020: Europe event. Team Originem and Galaxy Racer both received byes into the upper-bracket semifinals before advancing again on Friday, with the former sweeping Team DeftFox and the latter doing the same to Giants…