EU countries are scrambling to face up to a challenging winter ahead, with consumers facing skyrocketing energy prices. Brussels plans a series of measures aimed at shielding households and businesses from high energy costs.
Von der Leyen defends intervention in the European electricity market, German Chancellor wants to strengthen Europe with reforms
Europe in brief: The electricity market and inflation in Europe, the training mission for the Ukrainian forces, the nuclear power plant at Zaporizhzhya and the nuclear agreement with Iran are some of the issues that have dominated European news in the last few days. Also this week: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz wants to make the European Union fit for enlargement by strengthening it with far-reaching reforms.