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Ukraine wildfires soar as war rages

Wildfires have increased in frequency and intensity over the past decades across Europe and will surge further with rising global temperatures. Ukraine is no exception: more and more wildfires have been recorded since the 2000s. However, the exorbitant rise in fires in the country since 2022 is not due to climate change – it is […]

Spain’s EU-language bid and UN summit This WEEK

EU ministers in charge of European affairs will gather in Brussels on Tuesday (19 October) to prepare for the next summit of EU leaders in October. They will also discuss the latest European Commission’s rule-of-law report. Spain, which currently holds the rotating EU presidency, has put a debate on the agenda over its official request […]

Ukraine war: Kyiv’s army 10 km from Bakhmut, evacuations ordered in south, fighter jet training

All the latest developments from the war in Ukraine. Ukraine troops capture eastern village The Ukrainian army announced Friday morning it had recaptured Andriivka, a village on the eastern front some ten kilometres from Bakhmut.  ADVERTISEMENT Russian forces suffered “significant” casualties and equipment losses, the Ukrainian General Staff wrote in its daily