CGTN Europe

CGTN Europe

China Global Television Network (CGTN) has always sought to look for new ways of shedding light on world events.

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And you’ll find out more about China, the fastest-growing economy in the world.
So whether you want to learn more about the world, or new perspectives on what’s happening across Europe, give CGTN a try.

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CGTN Europe
  • Supply chain setbacks put brakes on automotive sector

    Ukraine-related supply chain problems is adding to the big problems facing the automotive industry.

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  • EU vows new energy shake-up will replace Russian fuel with green growth

    The EU has announced a new energy policy designed to reduce dependency on #Russia and boost #GreenEnergy by investing hundreds of billions of euros.

    CGTN Europe’s Mark Webster reports from Brussels.

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  • UK roadblocks to onshore wind turbines

    The UK government has set ambitious targets to double the amount of wind energy it produces by the end of the decade. But many experts such as Andrew Garrad believe the new energy strategy is flawed, as cheaper onshore wind farms are not part of the plan.

    John Bevir spoke to Dale Vince, founder ...

  • 50:50 chance of exceeding climate change 'tipping point' soon, WMO reports

    50%: chance of breaking through 1.5° level by 2026
    93%: chance one of next 5 years is hottest ever
    The World Meteorological Organization’s forecast is: TOO HOT 🔥

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  • Global financial crisis to last until 'war is stopped'

    Former UN advisor Jeffrey Sachs told CGTN Europe the ‘poorest countries’ will continue to suffer most from short-term food shortages as a result of the conflict in Ukraine.

    But he added the whole world would be affected in some ways.

    While richer countries might be able to survive on other s...

  • Hungary defiant in face of EU's 'unacceptable' Russian oil embargo

    Budapest says Hungary's energy security could be jeopardized if the EU imposes a ban on Russian oil, calling the plans ‘unacceptable’ and vowing to veto them.

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  • German school helping Ukrainian kids cope with trauma

    Munich’s ‘school of hope’ offers psychological and educational support to 250 children from Ukraine. 🙏

    In Germany, it is mandatory for these children to start at local schools three months after they arrive, so those who came at the start of the conflict will soon have to be transferred to the r...

  • Greece drops COVID-19 restrictions

    With the tourist season imminent, Greece has reduced its pandemic requirements – and offered more booster jabs. But not everybody agrees, as CGTN’s Evangelo Sipsas reports from Athens.

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  • Going underground in Odesa

    In a city where there’s no underground metro network, where can residents shelter when they hear an air raid siren?

    A group of volunteers in Odesa have been preparing the catacombs that lie beneath the city, ready to withstand Russian missiles.

  • Ukraine conflict is entering a critical phase, says former U.S. Marine

    ‘This will also be even more firepower intensive. The Russians have a lot of artillery and armor, and they're planning to use it.’

    Former U.S. Marine colonel Mark Cancian says the Ukraine conflict is entering a critical phase.

  • Germany opens doors to refugees again

    Will Ukrainian refugees keep getting the same warm welcome in Germany that they do now, or will the strains of providing for them begin to tell on German generosity?

  • ‘European weapons have made a huge difference already’ - Mark Cancian

    ‘European weapons have made a huge difference already’… and tanks and heavy artillery are on the way.

    Former U.S. Marine colonel Mark Cancian explains the Ukrainian side of the arms race.

  • A Ukrainian commander's appeal

    “Our final days or hours”

    Ukrainian military commander in Mariupol says the end is near for defenders and pleads for international extraction of his troops and hundreds of trapped civilians.

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  • Landfill site exposed by erosion spilling into the ocean

    Waste dumped in landfill sites decades ago is re-emerging and causing pollution - in part because of rising sea levels. 🌊

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  • Red Cross to the rescue

    Food and shelter are vital. But if refugees have to stay in a strange land for a long time, they need other types of help. In Madrid, Ukrainian expatriates are helping with the culture shock – as CGTN Europe’s Rahul Pathak reports.

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  • Abandoned alpine border buildings

    This tri-border area of Austria, Italy, and Slovenia has been forgotten for years but now journalist Georg Lux and photographer Helmuth Brandstatter have rediscovered these abandoned places.

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  • Lviv’s volunteers work tirelessly and in secret to keep Ukraine supplied

    Oleksiy Shevshuk is in charge of organizing and distributing all of the humanitarian aid arriving at Ukraine’s government warehouses

    It's one of half a dozen such government-run warehouses around the city, receiving daily deliveries from Europe.

    Charities and individuals have donated almost eve...

  • Inside Poland's humanitarian aid center

    CGTN Europe correspondent Natalie Carney is in Lublin, Poland where a vast warehouse has been commandeered to process the humanitarian aid pouring in from all over Europe and ensure it reaches the parts of Ukraine where it is most needed.


  • Poland voices fear of renewed Russian threat from Ukraine conflict

    Poles fear their country getting dragged into the Ukraine-Russia conflict as Western arms move through Poland to Ukraine. Vladimir Putin says such convoys risk becoming legitimate Russian targets.

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  • Ukraine teenager's agony at leaving mother and homeland behind

    Hungarians are showing kindness to strangers, opening up their homes in unprecedented numbers to welcome refugees from Ukraine. See some of their stories here.

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  • War in Ukraine piles pressure on German automakers

    Cars are Germany's biggest export, and an existing global semiconductor shortage was already weighing heavily on the industry before the conflict in Ukraine erupted.

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  • Singer songwriter Shaun Gibson performs for #ToTheFutureTogether

    To mark 50 years of full diplomatic relations between China and the UK, listen to Pass It On, which features elements of British and Chinese musical traditions.

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  • Facts around China’s $127 billion-a-year relationship with the UK

    Quick facts around China’s $127 billion-a-year relationship with the UK. 🇨🇳 🇬🇧


  • China-UK relations will be decided by people with vision, China's UK ambassador

    The future of 🇨🇳🇬🇧 relations will be decided by people with vision, says China’s ambassador to the UK


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