France 2-1 Denmark: Sparkling Dembele and why this is Mbappe’s tournament for the taking

Denmark have been France’s bogey team in recent years, but Kylian Mbappe had other ideas in their World Cup clash at Stadium 974, scoring twice to secure a 2-1 victory that makes it two wins from two for the reigning champions. Denmark had beaten France twice in 2022 and looked to be on course for … Read more

France 2-1 Denmark: Sparkling Dembele and why this is Mbappe’s tournament for the taking

Denmark have been France’s bogey team in recent years, but Kylian Mbappe had other ideas in their World Cup clash at Stadium 974, scoring twice to secure a 2-1 victory that makes it two wins from two for the reigning champions. Denmark had beaten France twice in 2022 and looked to be on course for … Read more

Europe accuses US of profiting from war – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Nine months after invading Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is beginning to fracture the West. Top European officials are furious with Joe Biden’s administration and now accuse the Americans of making a fortune from the war, while EU countries suffer. “The fact is, if you look … Read more

The UK is starting to get real about Europe – POLITICO

Paul Taylor is a contributing editor at POLITICO. After six years of chaos and recrimination since Britons voted to leave the European Union, there are signs the country is showing an unexpected outbreak of common sense in its approach to the bloc. In his first weeks in office, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak — a Brexiteer … Read more

EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces ‘existential’ threat from US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU is in emergency mode and is preparing a big subsidy push to prevent European industry from being wiped out by American rivals, two senior EU officials told POLITICO. Europe is facing a double hammer blow from the US If it wasn’t enough … Read more

France 4 Australia 1: Giroud equals scoring record, Rabiot shines and Deschamps’ 4-2-3-1 clicks

Olivier Giroud scored twice to go level with Thierry Henry as France’s record all-time scorer and Kylian Mbappe helped torment Australia’s defense in a 4-1 victory for the reigning champions. Didier Deschamps was without his first-choice centre-forward after Karim Benzema withdrew with a thigh injury on the eve of the tournament but France looked lethal … Read more

EU plans subsidy war chest as industry faces ‘existential’ threat from US – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. The EU is in emergency mode and is preparing a big subsidy push to prevent European industry from being wiped out by American rivals, two senior EU officials told POLITICO. Europe is facing a double hammer blow from the US If it wasn’t enough … Read more

Germany and France join forces against Biden in subsidy battle – POLITICO

BERLIN/PARIS — Germany and France pushed Tuesday for tougher industrial policies such as more state subsidies for European businesses to counter the threat from US reforms that risk triggering a transatlantic trade war. The EU’s two leading economies put aside their bad blood of the past weeks to issue a joint statement vowing to “explore … Read more

Boris Johnson claims France was ‘in denial’ before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

London CNN — Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has claimed France was “in denial” about the prospect of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and accused the German government of initially favoring a quick Ukrainian military defeat over a long conflict. Johnson told CNN’s partner network CNN Portugal on Monday that the attitudes of Western … Read more

Germany mulls breaking subsidy taboo to avoid trade war with Biden – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. BERLIN — With only six weeks to avoid a transatlantic trade showdown over green industries, the Germans are frustrated that Washington isn’t offering a peace deal and are increasingly considering a taboo-breaking response: European subsidies. Europe’s fears hinge on America’s $369 billion package of … Read more