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.
Europe in brief: Pristina-Belgrade dialogue in Brussels, records set by forest fires in Europe and Slovenia to tackle rising food prices
The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo met in Brussels in an attempt to find solutions to unresolved issues. Also this week: The high season for forest fires is not over yet, but the provisional fire toll already indicates a new record.