Energy ministers to meet again in December to agree on gas price cap – POLITICO

EU energy ministers will reconvene before Christmas – most likely on December 13 – for the next emergency Energy Council amid widespread disapproval of Brussels’ gas price cap proposal. Ministers meeting for an Energy Council in Brussels on Thursday reached an informal agreement on the less controversial elements of the Commission’s energy crisis package, four … Read more

World Cup 2022 viral moments: Japanese fans clean the stadium despite their team not playing

Qatari football fans were stunned on the first day of the World Cup when a group of Japanese supporters began cleaning up rubbish around the stadium – none of which was theirs. Qatari football fans were stunned on the first day of the World Cup when a group of Japanese supporters began cleaning up rubbish … Read more

European teams ditch pro-LGBTQ+ armbands at Qatar World Cup – POLITICO

England captain Harry Kane will not wear a pro-LGBTQ+ armband in Qatar’s 2022 World Cup opener against Iran. Along with six other European nations, England scrapped plans to have their captain wear ‘One Love’ armbands due to the threat of “sporting sanctions” from FIFA – possibly yellow cards for offending players. Homosexuality is illegal in … Read more

Canada, Croatia, Morocco and Belgium

Romelu Lukaku (left) and Roberto MartinezImage: Getty Images “BELGIUM’S LAST CHANCE!” You have already heard or seen it. They are the big waste of Europe in the last decade. There has never been a greater collection of talent than the one Belgium have displayed at the last four major tournaments, and 3rd place in Russia … Read more