Ten aspects of the UK-EU deal on Northern Ireland
When it comes to Northern Ireland, there is rarely a single story. Complexities of post-Brexit trading arrangements were overlaid on existing political and social ambiguities in the form of a Northern Ireland Protocol agreed...
EU-Russia trade since the start of the war – recoupling for some, expansion for others
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 was met with calls for economically alienating Russia. Countries were encouraged to impose sanctions, reduce trade with Russia, and offset any economic and resource dependencies. One year...
Cop28 president’s team accused of Wikipedia ‘greenwashing’
Exclusive: UAE using site to ‘control narrative’ amid criticism of oil boss leading climate summit, say critics.
Vietnam capital dims street lights to save energy during heatwave
Authorities in Vietnam’s capital of Hanoi are turning off street lights to keep the national power system running amid record temperatures bringing a surge in demand in some parts of the Southeast Asian nation.
France to open its first electric car battery factory
France will launch its first battery factory for electric cars on Tuesday (30 May), taking a big step in its race to build up a sector dominated by China.
Heat pumps: more than 80% of households in Great Britain ‘satisfied with system’
Exclusive: England, Scotland and Wales survey reports similar response to people with gas boilers.