"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
Soldiers from Mali’s ruling junta have overrun the main presidential guard barracks in the capital Bamako, which has been the scene of heavy
Paying tribute to former Socialist prime minister
Pierre Bérégovoy, who committed suicide in the same town on May Day 19 years ago, French
A New York judge has rejected a petition for diplomatic immunity by former IMF head Dominic Strauss-Kahn.
Lawyers claimed the rule should have
Police in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht have given out their first warning after a ban came into force to prevent foreign tourists from
With just days to go before the second and decisive round of the French presidential election, incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy has been hosting a May Day
A British parliamentary cross-party committee has condemned News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch as being unfit to lead his media empire, saying he
At the heart of this coming Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Greece lies the question: will the people vote to lash themselves to their country’s
“The Brussels Business” is a new documentary film, focusing on the influence of lobbyists on the decision-making process in Europe.
It resonates a
Russia’s president-elect Vladimir Putin and outgoing leader Dmitry Medvedev have joined a massive Labour day rally through Moscow.
For a little over two years, Michel Barnier has been the European Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services. Part of that brief is to calm
The King of Spain’s son-in-law is seeking to make a deal with the prosecution to avoid jail time, after becoming embroiled in a corruption scandal
The English Football Association on Tuesday appointed Roy Hodgson as the new England manager.
Hodgson, who will remain in charge of West Bromwich
Anti-austerity is a theme that has been running through traditional May Day rallies across Europe.
In Madrid, labour activists voiced their
At ‘Steps’, the celebrated contemporary dance festival in Zurich, a name stood out among the top artists invited: French dancer Sylvie Guillem and
Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen used the party’s May Day rally through Paris to bemoan what they peceive as a lack of choice in
The media magnate Rupert Murdoch is unfit to run an international company according to a powerful committee of British MPs.
In its report into
Greek workers have joined May Day rallies in Athens, to vent their anger over painful austerity measures.
The capital has come to a standstill
Moscow’s state-run Puskhin Museum is celebrating its centenary with an eclectic new exhibition that features 46 masterpieces from some of the most
Finnish filmmaker Timo Vuorensola’s latest movie is a science fiction comedy called ‘Iron Sky.’
It is 1945 and a group of Nazi scientists escape
Business planet is in Copenhagen to look at venture capital. An alternative to more traditional modes of financing, venture capital funds help
A restaurant in Copenhagen has landed the title of the world’s best place to eat, for the third year in a row.
‘Noma’ is credited with putting
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has told supporters that she won’t endorse either Nicolas Sarkozy or Francois Hollande in Sunday’s second
10 people have been killed after Syrian government forces fired mortar bombs at a village in the northern Idlib province, according to the Syrian
The military junta in Mali has said it is still in control of key sites in and around the capital Bamako after an attempted counter-coup by troops
Russia’s outgoing and incoming presidents have joined thousands of workers in a rally through the streets of Moscow to mark International Labour
Japanese police, fire fighters and military officials deployed attack dogs and bomb disposal units to test how they would protect Japan’s Sky Tree
Twenty-five years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster natural life in the region is showing signs of recovery. This is the finding of scientists at
The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon has met the Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the first time.
On Ban’s last visit in
More than 100 people are known to have drowned when an overloaded ferry capsized and sank at night on one of India’s largest rivers.
The chief of
Soldiers from Mali’s presidential guard loyal to the country’s ousted president are reported to have attempted a counter coup.
Heavy gunfire was