Europe is importing a record amount of seaborne Russian gas, and Rolls-Royce has successfully tested hydrogen instead of conventional jet fuel to power a modern aircraft engine. Plus, the FT’s Europe-China correspondent, Yuan Yang, explains why the protests in China are supported by a rare nationwide coalition of interests.

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Europe’s imports of Russian seaborne gas jump to record high

Rolls-Royce tests hydrogen-fuelled aircraft engine in aviation world first

China’s zero-Covid protests create a rare nationwide coalition of interests

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