┬áPrime ministers of Italy and Belgium were among those to air frustration on Thursday with Germany’s refusal to cap gas prices as the 27 European Union leaders met for a second summit in two weeks to try mitigate the bloc’s acute energy crunch. The EU is grappling with high energy prices driving inflation and raising the prospect of recession across the continent, a situation aggravated by Russia cutting gas flows following its February invasion of Ukraine. “Our unity must be real … We need to move faster and deeper,” European Parliament President Roberta Metsola said in a speech as the summit began. The 27 countries already agreed to fill gas storages and claw back revenues from energy firms to spend on helping consumers with crippling bills. On Thursday, they are expected to endorse an alternative price benchmark for liquefied natural gas and joint gas […]