"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
The man who tried to blow up New York’s Times Square has been sentenced to life in prison by a Manhattan court.
31-year-old Faizal Shahzad admitted
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are everywhere in our daily life: in the fridge, in the car, at a cash point, on the gym treadmill
Half a world away, American drones in Pakistan kill several German Islamists, Pakistani authorities have said, and ordinary people in Europe feel the
A tidal wave of toxic red mud has swept through several villages in western Hungary, engulfing everything in its path.
At least four people have
On the eve of the EU-China summit, Eurozone policymakers have stepped up pressure on China today for them to allow the value of Chinese currency –
In the last 30 years, competing with Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan has made of South Korea a story of economic success. The capital, Seoul, has
Credit agency Moody’s has warned it may cut Ireland’s rating again.
That is because of the recently announced up to 50 billion euro cost of
The recovery of the euro zone’s dominant service sector sagged in September.
The latest survey of companies’ purchasing managers by financial
The Bank of Japan has pledged keep interest rates virtually at zero and to pump more funds into the struggling economy by buying government bonds and
At Paris Fashion week, Emanuel Ungaro showed a selection of pret-a-porter garden party frocks.
The designer Giles Deacon opted to show his collection
The International Monetary Fund has expressed concern about the hit the financial sector worldwide has taken in the past six months from government
Toshiba has beaten its rivals by developing the world’s first 3D television for which viewers do not have to wear special glasses.
Heavy flooding in Prato, Tuscany claimed three lives after 30 cm of rain fell in two hours causing widespread havoc.
Three Chinese women, believed
The IF3 Freeski Film Festival is all about free style skiing. The festival was hosted by Annecy in France – one of the towns which is bidding to
In Romania the government’s unpopular austerity measures are leading to more calls for it to stand down.
The latest demonstration saw teachers and
Two Russian scientists have won the Nobel Prize for Physics.
Konstantin Novoselov and Andre Geim have developed a new form of carbon called
The Real IRA has claimed responsIbility for an overnight car bomb attack in Derry City.
No one was injured in the blast, which exploded one hour
Twelve men suspected of being Islamic extremists have been arrested in France.
Anti-terrorist police arrested the men in raids in the cities of
Getting the most out of power consumption. That’s the idea behind the Edison Project: programming the recharging of electric vehicles at night and
A state of emergency has been declared in three regions in the west of Hungary after toxic sludge from an aluminium smelting plant flooded the
Jérôme Kerviel is to appeal against his conviction over his role in one of the biggest trading scandals in banking history.
The former trader was
Security forces say the car bomb blast in Londonderry overnight is the work of dissident Republicans.
The car packed with explosives was left on
Protesters in the German city of Stuttgart are determined to continue their Monday night protests against a seven billion euro project to convert the
Former bank trader Jerome Kerviel has been found guilty of all charges by a court in Paris, for his role in one of the world’s biggest trading
As parliament met in Iceland, thousands of people turned up outside to show just how angry they are about the financial black hole the country is
Three people have been found dead following heavy flooding in Prato in Tuscany.
As much as 30 cm of rain fell in two hours causing widespread
Heavy rain deluged Savona and the region of Liguria in Italy near the French border. The Genova-Savona motorway had to be closed.
Commuters crammed onto buses or lined up patiently to get onto spare trains as London Underground workers went on strike. Members of two unions
A sword contest was organised by the Ibaraki Prefecture. Competitors, who came from all Japan, had three cuts to convince the judges. They got points