"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
May 20, 1873. Clothing merchant Levi Strauss and tailor Jacob Davis receive a US patent for an ‘Improvement in Fastening Pocket Openings’ for
Japan has slipped back into recession after the economy shrank much more than expected in the early part of this year.
The follows the March
US President Barack Obama has promised a new program of economic aid to support the people’s uprisings of the Arab world, including helping new
Garret FitzGerald has died. Ireland’s most popular elder statesman twice served as prime minister and played a crucial role in paving the way for
Spain’s economy remains weak, but it is growing and it expanded by 0.3 percent in the first three months of this year from the previous quarter
A lack of jobs and the bite of austerity measures prompted thousands of people to take to the streets of Lisbon on Thursday.
The dire state of
Shares of LinkedIn shot up in value as they went on sale in New York on Thursday.
The social networking website for business professionals and job
Holidays are for relaxing and having fun. But, for EU citizens who become victims of crime while they are in another EU member state, dealing with a
The International Monetary Fund that Dominique Strauss-Kahn took over in autumn 2007 was a markedly different organisation from the one it is
After the Arab Spring, could a European Summer of pro-democracy protests be on the way?
Young people in Spain hope nationwide rallies this week
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has arrived earlier than expected for his second bail hearing in New York.
A policeman confirmed he was in the court
Michele Berrebi owns a small cinema in the south of France in Provence. The cinema was set to close when she bought it four years ago. Michèle
Veteran director Gus van Sant is in Cannes presenting his latest film, Restless, which opened the Un Certain Regard section of the
Twins have the same DNA but they do not always look identical. What makes them look and act differently are the differences to their epigenetic
Glencore has made a steady market debut with its shares trading just above the widely expected launch price of 530 pence – that is a fraction over
The World Gold Council has said there was an increase in the purchase of gold bars and coins in the first three months of this year helping lift
The royal wedding holiday and the warmest April weather on record helped drive up Britain’s retail sales last month by their fastest in a
For a monarch passionate about horses, it was surely one of the highlights of her four-day trip.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has continued her
Following the resignation of its Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the International Monetary Fund is now without a leader.
And the race is
The Cannes festival has declared Danish film maker Lars von Trier unwelcome, and expelled him, because he called himself a Nazi and a Hitler
Amid reports of a power struggle to succeed him, al Qaeda’s late leader looks to have spoken from beyond the grave.
A recording purportedly made by
Tens of thousands defied a government ban to voice their fury over unemployment and the apparent indifference of mainstream politicians as Spain
Three bombs have killed more than 27 people in Iraq’s northern oil city of Kirkuk. Interior Ministry and hospital sources also said some 70 were
Three bombs have killed more than 27 people in Iraq’s disputed northern oil city of Kirkuk. Interior Ministry and hospital sources also said some 70
Many bands are grateful for the support of their fans but when they say thank you do they really mean it?
The groups working with label ‘My Major
Barack Obama is set to present a new US strategy for relations with the Arab world. He will try to dispel regional suspicions of American favouritism
Here are some more extracts from our discussion between lifelong friends Daniel Barenboim and Zubin Mehta.
Springtime in Florence and that means the most prestigious classical music festival in Italy — the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
It is the 74th
Britain’s Queen has acknowledged the turbulent history between her country and Ireland on day two of her landmark visit to the country.
But she and
From his prison cell in New York, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has announced his resignation as head of the International Monetary Fund.