"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
A man has been arrested by armed police, after a three-hour siege in central London.
Officers surrounded an office block in Tottenham Court Road
Samsung has dialling up success overtaking Nokia as the world’s top mobile phone seller, while sales of its Galaxy smartphones beat out Apple’s
The Enterprise took to the skies for the last time over America today as the retired space shuttle was carried from Dulles airport in Virginia to New
Pilots at Spanish airline Iberia went on strike again on Friday, the latest in their scheduled Monday and Friday stoppages in protest at the
Romania’s centre-right government has collapsed following the loss of a vote of confidence just two months after taking office.
Barcelona’s plans to outlaw street prostitution met with an angry protest on Friday by about 100 of the city’s sex workers.
They say the proposed
The situation in the eurozone country with the highest unemployment has got even worse, as the latest reports show Spain’s jobless figure has
A gold coin, has been issued by the National Bank of Ukraine to mark Euro 2012. Weighing in at half a kilo and worth almost 35 thousand euros, the
The euro debt crisis is back on the front burner. The latest economic news from Greece and Spain is worrisome.
Now political leaders in the
Rape as a weapon of war is something that women in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo know only too well.
This week, we meet an
The famous Bodeguita del Medio bar in Cuba is celebrating seven decades in business.
The Havana bar, owned by the government, has been frequented
Nine people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Damascus mosque popular with Syrian anti-government protesters.
State television showed the
Cut up the credit card or shop till you drop? Will austerity really clean up public debts? Politicians and ordinary Europeans are deeply worried
The US space agency NASA praised their Russian counterparts for one of the most pinpoint accurate landings of a Soyuz spacecraft.
After a three
US economic growth cooled in the first three months of 2012 as businesses cut back on investment and restocked shelves at a moderate pace.
Slovenian Eva Boto is just 16, the youngest contestant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
Still at school in a small town in the north of
Professionals from the animated film industries in Europe and South Korea got together in the Korean city of Busan for the 3rd edition of Cartoon
Several bombs have exploded in Ukraine’s fourth largest city Dnepropetrovsk, injuring at least 27 people and sending the city into a panic.
The Bank of Japan has announced more economic stimulus. It will pump the equivalent of another 94 billion euros into the economy.
French consumers cut back sharply on spending in March as unemployment hit its highest level in over 13 years.
Consumer spending dropped 2.9
German carmaker Daimler has reported a surprise increase in first-quarter operating profit.
It said that was partly thanks to stronger than
West African power bloc ECOWAS is sending troops to monitor transitions back to civilian rule in Mali and Guinea Bissau.
Following a meeting in
It’s the end of the Pep Guardiola era at Barcelona football club.
The inspirational manager, the most successful in the Catalan club’s history, had
Prime Minister Mario Monti of Italy continues to seek ways to get the economy growing, to avoid lumbering into a prolonged recession and a cycle of
There have been four explosions confirmed in the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk.
The country’s Emergencies Ministry said at least 27 people have
Students of UWS technology university MIT dropped a piano from their roof to mark the last day on which they can miss classes without it appearing on
Strong winds in northern Spain saw planes making dramatic landings at Bilbao airport.
Japan’s government has welcomed a deal with the United States that will see the number of American troops on Okinawa virtually slashed in half.
Unemployment in Spain has hit an 18-year high at 24.4 percent as the country experiences its second recession in three years.
There are now more
In this edition of U-talk, Elodie from France asks: “Does the strong currency policy conducted by the European Central Bank harm EU countries which