"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"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
US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has outlined his economic rescue plan in a major speech in Toledo, Ohio.
The Illinois Senator
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is once more free to enter the EU. The European Union is suspending a travel ban which targeted him and other
The European Union’s foreign ministers have been debating how to go about relaunching partnership talks with Russia. France, Germany and Italy are in
Moving to put a safety net under the city, the British government is to inject 47 billion euros of taxpayers’ money into three major UK banks. The
Germany has committed up to 500 billion euros for a massive financial rescue plan for the country’s troubled banks. It represents a U-turn by
Stock markets made a spectacular recovery on Monday as investors celebrated European governments launching bank bailouts.
The rescue packages are
Lithuania looks set to push for extending the lifespan of its controversial Ignalina nuclear power plant, despite EU calls for it to shut down by
American economist and strong critic of the Bush administration, Paul Krugman, is this years winner of the Nobel prize for economics. Krugman has
Like other leaders in Europe, French ministers came together for their own emergency cabinet meeting to save their country’s banking system. And
A team of Peruvian and French scientists have launched a remote-controlled submarine to scour the ocean floor of the south-western Pacific, gathering
France’s decision not to extradite a former member of the Italian Red Brigades terrorist group because of poor health, does not weaken French resolve
The life of one of Italy’s best known and most controversial politicians is explored in the movie ‘Il Divo’ – a film which won the Jury Prize at this
A collection of works by Edgar Degas has been gathered from all over the world for a show at the Mapfre Foundation in Madrid. The main feature is
American economist Paul Krugman has been awarded the 2008 Nobel prize for economics.
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the prestigious
The decision of France not to extradite a former member of the Italian left-wing Red Brigades terrorist group, due to ill health, does not weaken
Global moves to restore confidence to the money markets seem to have paid off. European governments agreed to make billions of euros available to
Germany has bitten the bullet and accepted that it must extend a helping hand to its struggling banks. Sources inside the government say ministers
The British Government has announced a bailout package of some 47 billion euros to boost the capital of three of the country’s leading banks.
European markets launched the new working week in positive mood, following co-ordinated global moves to restore confidence in the financial
Part of the current problem is that the billions governments have been pumping into banks to keep them afloat is being hoarded and not loaned out, as
In the biggest exercise of its kind since the Cold War, Russia has followed the Saturday firing of a brand new intercontinental missile with a triple
Early results from the count in Lithuania’s general election give the centre-right opposition a slender lead, and a totally new party in second
Gordon Brown has been keen to push the Eurozone to follow the British model and organise a banking bail-out.
As the UK Prime Minister met his
Eurozone leaders have agreed emergency measures to protect European banks and prevent further falls in world markets. In a coordinated action the