Thousands walk out in Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years as Johnson vows to stay firm

More than 40,000 railway workers have left The government is under pressure due to the cost of living crisis Trade unions say strike could start ‘summer of discontent’ LONDON (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of workers walked out on the first day of Britain’s biggest rail strike in 30 years on Tuesday, as commuters faced … Read more

Russians advance and Zelensky expects escalation as EU prepares to welcome Ukraine

EU takes decision on Ukraine’s membership bid Zelensky says the battle for Donbass will intensify Sievierodonetsk city center of Russian attacks NATO’s Stoltenberg says the war could go on for years Kyiv (Reuters) – Russian forces seized riverside territory along the frontline in eastern Ukraine on Monday and President Volodymyr Zelensky predicted Moscow would step … Read more

Russia asks Ukraine to lay down arms in the Battle of Severodonetsk

Severodonetsk city center to fight for eastern Ukraine Hundreds are trapped at the Azot chemical plant in Severodonetsk NATO defense ministers are scheduled to discuss military aid to Ukraine Kyiv (Reuters) – Russia told Ukrainian forces holed up in a chemical plant in the besieged city of Severodonetsk to lay down their weapons early on … Read more

Ukraine says troops are holding out in Severdonetsk after last bridge destroyed

The last bridge to Sievierodonetsk . destroyed The mayor says some evacuations are still possible Ukraine seeks howitzers, tanks and drones from the West Ukraine records gains in the south Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday its forces were holding out inside Severodonetsk and trying to evacuate civilians after Russia destroyed the last bridge … Read more

In the “miracle” city of Shenzhen, concerns about China’s economic future

SHENZHEN, China, June 13 (Reuters) – (This story was rewritten on June 12 to make it clear where in the penultimate paragraph) David Fong made his way from a poor village in central China to the booming southern city of Shenzhen as a young man in 1997. Over the next twenty-five years, he worked for … Read more

Global stocks near new lows in 2022 amid inflation fears

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks plunged towards 2022 lows and the Japanese yen fell to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as sweltering inflation in the United States fueled fears of a more aggressive policy tightening in a large region. Central Bank Week. The significantly higher-than-expected US CPI reading … Read more

Ukrainians left one way out of Sievierodonetsk as fierce fighting raged

Sievierodonetsk, the epicenter of the Battle of Donbass Heavy fighting in the city of Zelensky The escape routes narrowed after the destruction of the second of the three bridges Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian army defenders were fighting hard for “every meter” of Severodonetsk as Russian forces destroyed a bridge leading … Read more

British and UN official condemn Donbass death sentences against British soldiers

Two men convicted by the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic Camel ‘flagrant breach’ of war convention: UK gears The family says they were fighting as part of the Ukrainian army Britain is seeking their release. Talk to Ukraine, not Russia LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Friday condemned the Russian proxy authorities in Donbas for what it called … Read more

Damaged, Boris Johnson UK inflicts victory in the party confidence vote

Big Rebellion deals for the Conservative Party a blow to the Prime Minister Johnson says it’s a ‘decisive result’ The bad mood of COVID-19 ‘Partygate’ LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson survived a confidence vote on Monday, but a major rebellion in his party over the so-called “party gateway” scandal dealt a blow … Read more

Oil rises higher, supported by the possibility of a tight market

Technicians stand next to an oil rig at the Oil and Natural Gas Company (ONGC) plant, during a media tour of the plant in the village of Dhamasna in the western state of Gujarat, India, August 26, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register EU may strike summit deal … Read more