"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
Gala opening as Denmark takes over EU presidency
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Denmark invited 400 guests to the official Opening Ceremony for the handover of the EU presidency from Poland. It is the seventh time Copenhagen’s hand has been on Europe’s tiller. This time the forecast is for six months of stormy economic weather.