2nd Dec 2023


EU gas demand to rise, Australian company predicts

The surging price of gas triggered a six-fold increase in profit at Woodside, Australia's largest producer of liquified natural gas, and chief executive Meg O'Neill predicted demand from Europe will continue to grow as the continent struggles to quit Russian gas. "What we've seen is unprecedented," O'Neill told the Financial Times. "Prices at this level are not sustainable in the long run," he added.

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Brussels denies having no 'concern' on Spain's amnesty law

The Spanish government remains secretive about its negotiations with pro-independence Catalans, but claims the EU Commission has "zero concerns" about their proposed amnesty law for Catalan separatists. The EU executive denies that.


Dubai's COP28 — a view from the ground

Discussion of the biggest existential threat humanity has ever faced is barely mentioned on billboards or signage in Dubai — yet visitors are made aware quite quickly that t world rugby sevens tournament is imminent.

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