We start the news day with you and give you a quick overview of the most important topics of the morning.
EU decides on “green” nuclear power and gas: The EU Parliament will vote today at noon on the controversial classification of gas and nuclear power as climate-friendly investments. At least 353 of the 705 MEPs must speak out against the so-called taxonomy, then it will not come into force. Austria’s MPs announced their cross-party resistance.
Johnson is “grilled”: The questioning before the Liaison Committee in the House of Commons is one of the highlights of the year in the British Parliament. The head of government has hardly any opportunity to avoid unpleasant questions, which is why the event is also called “grilling”. This year, the pressure on Boris Johnson is particularly great, two ministers just turned their backs on him. More on this. [premium]
Russia cuts oil transit from Kazakhstan to the west: A Russian court has ruled that a Black Sea terminal intended for the export of Kazakh oil has to shut down. Latvia reactivates conscription amid fears of a Russian attack. You can read about the current events in the Ukraine war in the Live report.
Inflation dominates parliamentary sweepers: 40 hours, a good 40 legislative decisions – that is the agenda of the National Council in the coming days before the summer break begins. The start is marked by inflation: The ÖVP wants to acknowledge the measures that have been decided in the “Current Hour”, the SPÖ in the afternoon will demand regulation of electricity prices. More on this.
ÖFB-Women celebrate EM kick-off: We’ve been looking forward to it for months, today from 9 p.m. the time has come: Austria’s women’s national team will open the European Football Championship in England in a duel with the hostesses. Due to the starting position, anything but an ÖFB defeat would be a sensation. co-worker Senta Wintner is for you on site. [premium]
Can Austria create a summer fairy tale?, is the question that football fans are asking themselves today. What is really possible for the ÖFB team, what is left of the 2017 hype and why women’s football in Austria is still lagging behind – the current one finds out Podcast.
Learning to manage money: More than half of Austrians feel uncertain about financial issues. A pilot project will start in September at 30 schools. The goal: economic and financial education. An important step, I think Susanne Bickel in the morning gloss.