"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
South Korea is keen to show a friendly, open face to the outside world as it prepares to host a summit of G20 leaders between 11-12 November
And so the scene is set for the second half of Barack Obama’s first term as US President.
Chastened and contrite in the wake of the Republicans’
Congress could slam the brakes on Barack Obama’s reform plans after the Republicans took the House of Representatives and the Democrats kept a
The US Federal Reserve has clarified the details on a second round of quantitative easing.
In a move designed to shift a stagnating economy
Britain’s services sector showed a surprise hike in October activity according to the latest figures.
On the back of the PMI data, which covers
Portugal has pushed through it’s 2010-2011 austerity budget. A budget deficit of 4.6% of GDP left the government needing to cut spending further to
French luxury brand Hermes has told larger rival LVMH to back off it’s share capital, after LVMH pounced to capture 17% of Hermes.
The latest World Bank report has upgraded China’s economic growth forecast from 9.5 to 10%, stating that a combination of less aggressive inflation
Following in Paul’s footsteps comes Paul II. The octopus whose antics predicted who would win all the important FIFA World Cup matches earlier this
European researchers have developped a new shoe aimed at helping elderly people walk more safely.
Fiorella Marcellini is a coordinator at Smiling
Senior Republicans have been reacting to their party’s success in the US mid term elections.
Congressman John Boehner and Senator Mitch McConnell
California won’t be the first US state to legalise marijuana for recreational use. Voters have said no to a move that would’ve extended it beyond its
US and French researchers have discovered a new tumour marker they say may help in the early diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
A manhunt is on for members of the Greek far-left anti-capitalist group Conspiracy of Fire. Athens has linked a two-day international mail bomb
At least 64 people have been killed in a wave of bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday. A series of explosions hit mainly Shi’ite areas of the city, as
Fresh from its success at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, The First Grader has now premiered in London.
It is the story of an 84-year
An Iranian woman who it was thought might be executed today has not yet been put to death, according to the French foreign minister.
Millions of Londoners faced delayed journeys this morning as a result of another tube strike. It is the third one since September, as workers
Exploding like a rocket, Iran has launched a verbal attack on Russia over the cancellation of an order of anti-aircraft missiles.
The sale of the
With international mail from Greece temporarily suspended, a police official has speculated that: “If there are more parcel bombs they must be abroad
The Portuguese parliament votes on Wednesday on an austerity budget that is essential to protect the country from the turbulence of global markets
This is the man who could now prove to be President Obama’s biggest threat.
Republican John Boehner is in line to become the third most important
US President Barack Obama faces a bleak political landscape after American voters punished his Democratic party over the sluggish economic recovery
Supporters of America’s newest political movement were cheering last night.
The Tea Party saw two Senators elected.
Despite standing as
Former Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin has died at the age of 72. At a time of great change for his country, the former oil refinery
The Democratic leader in the Senate Harry Reid won one of the most high-profile races of the midterm elections after a brutal battle.
Yesterday’s series of bomb attacks across Baghdad
suggests the insurgency in Iraq is more of a threat than officials have let on.
Dozens of people
In the American mid-term elections, the Democrats have maintained control of the Senate – which may be some comfort for President Obama as his party
The Greek authorities have suspended all air mail shipments and sending packages abroad pending extensive checks after a wave of parcel bombs aimed