Exclusive Twitter brands post ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have halted their marketing campaign or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotional ads appeared alongside tweets urging child pornography, the companies told Reuters. Brands ranging from The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N)NBCUniversal (CMCSA.O) The Coca-Cola Company (KO.N) Children’s … Read more

The European Union pledges to protect energy systems after “sabotage” in Russian gas pipelines

An EU diplomat believes the sabotage likely caused the leaks The Danish defense minister is concerned about the security of the Baltic Sea The Danish Minister of Defense met with the President of NATO in Brussels BERLIN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Any deliberate disruption of the European Union’s energy networks will face a “strong and united response” … Read more

Former Russian journalist Safronov sentenced to 22 years in prison for treason

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Journalist denies treason charges Supporters criticize 22-year prison sentence as ‘brutal punishment’ Safronov’s lawyer: The verdict is absurd (Reuters) – A Russian court on Monday sentenced a former journalist to 22 years in prison for treason after prosecutors said he disclosed state secrets, a ruling … Read more

In Poland, where coal is king, homeowners queue for days to buy fuel

WARSAW/Bogdanka (Reuters) – In Poland’s sweltering late summer, dozens of cars and trucks queued at the Lublinski Vigil Bogdanka coal mine, where families fearing the lack of winter wait for days and nights to queue up to stockpile heating fuel. Reminiscent of the communist era. Artur, 57, a retiree from Sweden, climbed about 30 km … Read more