"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
EU monitors who have begun patrolling inside a buffer zone around Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia region, say their first operation has gone
Oil prices have plummeted again. At one stage on Wednesday they fell by around 4%. That came after the release of weekly US data showed a bigger than
European shares finished Wednesday higher though Frankfurt suffered substantial losses. And the markets did trim their gains on news that
The European Commission has given the go ahead for a British government rescue plan for the UK mortgage-lender Bradford & Bingley saying it does meet
Sales of cars in Japan have fallen to their lowest level in over three decades. Demand for new vehicles has been hit by higher unemployment and
Unemployment in the Euro zone unexpectedly went up in August. The jobless rate increased to 7.5% of the working population according to the latest
The Dutch central bank has said it is not going to let the Belgian-Dutch lender Fortis sell 709 million euros worth of assets for the moment. That
EU defence ministers have expressed their desire to end the EU’s military mission in Bosnia. The French say most EU states want it replaced by a
Paraffin wax. Not something we think about much, but a vital part of our everyday lives, key to several industries, and a business worth millions of
The Council of Europe has again been the forum for one of the leading protagonists in the Cyprus dispute to give a progress report on how the
After days of behind-the-scenes manoeuvring the United States Senate is set to vote later on a massive 400 billion euro bailout package to help save
Spain has carried out its biggest
crackdown on child pornography with raids on hundreds of homes.
Police seized millions of images, after smashing
The European Union has put forward its plan for a tougher stance on banks to prevent them from a future mauling at the hands of a global credit
Spain has carried out its biggest crackdown on child pornography with raids on hundreds of homes. Police seized millions of images, after smashing a
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has lashed out at the US, accusing it of causing the world financial crisis. His country has not escaped the
Paris-born designer Sophie Albou, and Britain’s Vivienne Westwood presented their collections at the Paris ready-to-wear show. Albou had input from
A Japanese company, Prop, has developed a wearable airbag for the elderly. The device inflates in a tenth of a second when sensors detect that the
The eROCKIT is a cross between a bicycle and a motor bike. Invented by Austrian Stefan Gulas, and made in Germany, it has a top speed of 80
The film Young@Heart is an ode to the elderly. The members of the choir on which it is based have an average age of 80, but their repertoire ranges
Russia’s highest court has ruled that the last Tsar, Nicolas II, was unlawfully killed by Bolshevik revolutionaries. The declaration has been hailed
121 people have been arrested in Spain’s biggest-ever strike against child pornography. More than 800 police officers, working with agents in Brazil
European observers have entered the buffer zone around Georgia’s breakaway region South Ossetia for the first time this morning, to monitor the
One of Europe’s top bankers says the world’s leading economies must work together more closely to survive the current financial turmoil. Jean-Claude
Traders worldwide hope the financial rescue package has undergone enough amendments since Monday to squeeze through the US congress. Among the