Europe in brief: European leaders set to meet in Prague, EU agrees windfall tax on energy companies, protests in Bratislava against Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territories

Europe in brief: European leaders set to meet in Prague, EU agrees windfall tax on energy companies, protests in Bratislava against Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territories

Fears of high energy bills for households have led EU energy ministers to agree on windfall levies on energy companies. Later this week two strategic summits will take place in Prague: the first will be held together with 17 non-EU nations, followed by an informal summit to discuss the war in Ukraine.