"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
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will ask Britain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday to quash a decision to extradite him to Sweden.
When the temperature is pushing minus 30 degrees Celsius, a heated tent and a meal can mean the difference between life and death. That is exactly
Greece’s tragic economic plight is once again centre stage of the eurozone’s debt crisis. At the latest EU summit in Brussels on Monday January 30
Spanish judge Baltazar Garzon has told a Madrid court that no amnesty can cover crimes against humanity.
He is accused of deliberately ignoring a
US Republicans in Florida appear set to give Mitt Romney his biggest win so for in the race to be the party’s presidential candidate. Polls have him
Palo Alto, California, has been Facebook’s home base since June 2004. It was conceived on the other side of the country, at Harvard University
Germany’s anti-doping agency is to investigate 28 athletes who may have received blood transfusions from a doctor at the centre of a doping scandal
“It is the first step towards a fiscal union.”
So says Mario Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, hailing a deal on stricter budget
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a move to overturn a French law that makes it illegal to deny the mass killings of Armenians
It is not only Ukrainian feminists who are stripping off to make their point.
Seventeen Slovak politicians posted a naked Facebook photo to protest
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is set to star in the animated TV comedy ‘The Simpsons’.
The show’s creators say he will appear in the 500th
The French and Indian government have confirmed that France’s Dassault is to enter into “exclusive negotiations” on selling Rafale fighter planes to
Eurozone unemployment has hit its highest since before the euro was introduced at 16.5 million.
The grim figures also reveal a widening gap between
Greece says it has all but concluded a crucial debt relief deal with its private investors.
The agreement would see those investors swap their
The underwater operation to recover bodies from the half-sunken Costa Concordia has been abandoned because of the dangers to the divers involved in
Bosnia and Herzegovina
A bailout is bridging Bosnia’s ethnic divide as 17 years after the end of its conflict, former frontline foes have been digging deep into their
Scientists are calling it The Sixth Mass Extinction; species are dying off faster than at any time since the dinosaurs disappeared 65 million years
Occupy Washington protesters have defied a police deadline to clear two occupy camps or face arrest.
In a gesture of rebellion the protesters have
The Leighton House Museum in London has opened a new exhibition called “Meetings in Marrakesh” focussing on the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill
Glen Close stars in the title role of Albert Nobbs, a film set in the 1800s, which deals with a woman who dresses as a man in order to get a job. The
Santander has reported a sharp drop in profit as it sets aside 3.2 billion euros to cover foreclosed Spanish property.
Fourth quarter profit at the
Honda has slashed its forecast for annual profit to the lowest in three years but is anticipating a healthy rebound next year.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to lead his party into a possible early election. His right wing Likud party is holding its
Hopes of a refinancing deal between Greece and its international creditors gave the Athens stock market an early boost on opening.
As the Syrian conflict continues to take a heavy toll, pressure is building on President Bashar al Assad at the UN to end the violence.
Judge Baltasar Garzon, one of Spain’s most famous crusading judges, is giving evidence at his own trial for ordering a probe into mass killings
A deadly cold snap is spreading across eastern Europe. Dozens of people have been killed by the freezing weather as temperatures have plummeted.
Bangladesh’s main opposition leader and thousands of her supporters held a rally in the capital Dhaka to demand that an independent caretaker
Some 10,000 people gathered in Dunkerque, France for the opening “Bal du Chat Noir” ball. Carnival season in Dunkerque takes place every year for
As Republican voters go to the polls in the Florida presidential primary Mitt Romney is in the box seat with a double-digit lead over his closest