Gas talks stall as Russia pushes for EU guarantees on Ukrainian gas payments NEW
Update 11.50 30/10/14:Reuters is reporting that an EU spokesperson has said a deal is "very close" and talks will continue today, as we note below. As we also say below, a deal is still doable and likely, the question remains whether any form of EU p...
Diana sounds note of caution on Arctic in debate on oil drilling NEW
Diana sounded a note of caution on the Arctic when speaking in the debate on a resolution calling for a temporary ban on new deep-water oil drilling in Europe.
The Falklands: the European Union’s Antarctic key NEW
The Falkland Islands have once again become a diplomatic storm-in-a-teacup between Argentina and Britain. But what is the geopolitical significance of the Falkland Islands? And why is it in the European interest that Britain keep hold of them?
Who should be afraid of higher oil prices? NEW
In its 2009 World Energy Outlook the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned of rising oil prices having a negative impact impacting on the global economy in the coming years.. According to the IEA the dramatic rise of oil prices to almost $ 150...