Thursday

23rd Mar 2017

Ticker

Report: EU to rule on Gazprom pipeline link

The European Commission will decide on 31 October whether to ease restrictions on the use of gas pipeline between Germany and the Czech Republic by Russia's Gazprom, unnamed sources told Reuters. Gazprom needs access for its Nord Stream II project, a planned pipeline between Russia and Germany that is opposed by Poland and seven other EU nations. European competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager is due to meet Gazprom officials on Wednesday.

Terror attack shuts down UK parliament

[Updated] Westminster, and its surrounding areas, has been sealed off after a car drove into several people and one policeman was stabbed. At least three people have been killed.

News in Brief

  1. EU summons Turkish envoy over threats to Europeans
  2. British police make first arrests in London terror probe
  3. EU commission has received Facebook reply on WhatsApp
  4. Rome expects thousands of protesters at summit
  5. Dijsselbloem says his comments had 'Dutch directness'
  6. Ukraine spy agency bars Russian Eurovision singer
  7. Turkish president Erdogan threatens Europeans
  8. Russia invites EU diplomats to occupied Crimea

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