“Nations League type games, they don’t inspire you the same way” – Gary Neville explains why he’s confident England will do well at World Cup

Football pundit and commentator Gary Neville is confident of England’s chances at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year despite the team’s disastrous UEFA Nations League campaign. The Three Lions were relegated to League B after going winless in their six games in Group A4, drawing and losing thrice apiece. 6 – England … Read more

Huge Nord Stream pipeline leaks could be sabotage, says Danish PM – POLITICO

Sabotage cannot be ruled out as the cause of three leaks detected on two Russia-to-Germany Nord Stream gas pipelines, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Tuesday. “We certainly cannot rule it out,” she said while on a visit to Poland to open the new Baltic Pipe linking Poland and Denmark with Norway’s offshore gas … Read more

When will Europe learn to defend itself? – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PARIS/BERLIN — Thirty years after the horrors of the Balkan wars laid bare Western Europe’s incapacity to deal with conflict on European soil, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is demonstrating how little has changed. As Yugoslavia started to break apart in 1991, it fell to the Luxembourgish Foreign Minister … Read more

Germany’s Scholz inks gas deal with United Arab Emirates – POLITICO

Olaf Scholz culminated a two-day trip to the Persian Gulf region by signing a gas deal with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday, but the German chancellor’s mission was overshadowed by human rights concerns. Amid Russia’s halt in gas deliveries to Germany and skyrocketing energy prices in Europe, Scholz traveled to the region to … Read more

G7 leaders condemn ‘sham’ referendums in occupied Ukraine – POLITICO

Leaders of the G7 condemned the “sham” Russian referendums being carried out in occupied Ukraine as a “phony” pretext to illegally grab territory. In a statement on Friday evening, the group of the wealthiest nations said that the votes organized by Moscow were in breach of the U.N. Charter and international law and had no … Read more