EU member states are looking at whether to impose a ceiling on what they would pay for Russian oil as a way to hit Kremlin revenues, Twitter’s board has accepted a roughly $44bn offer to sell the company to Elon Musk that would result in the world’s richest man seizing control of the influential social media platform, and French President Emmanuel Macron faces much tougher challenges in his second term in office. 

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EU weighs cap on price paid for Russian oil as way to hit Kremlin revenues

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