"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
A car belonging to UN monitors in Syria has been damaged by an explosion in the central town of Khan Sheikhoun.
None of the observer team was hurt
Thyssenkrupp seemed set to be the big loser on the Dax in Frankfurt on Tuesday, but it ended up the second biggest winner.
The reason for that
Nuits Sonores, the biggest festival of French contemporary music, opens on Wednesday in Lyon.
The festival is one of the key cultural attractions
EU finance ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed tougher capital rules for banks, resolving years of sparring between Britain and the rest of the
Iran has hanged a man it claims was an Israeli agent, who was convicted of the murder of an Iranian nuclear scientist.
Majid Jamali Fashi was found
The background to the austerity versus growth meeting between the leaders of the eurozone’s two biggest economies – Francois Hollande and Angela
There was a relatively easy ride for JPMorgan Chase’s boss at the annual shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday.
Only a handful of anti-capitalism
Slovakia’s parliament has approved plans to curb the country’s financial deficit.
The four-year programme includes higher taxes on the rich. State
Eighteen opposition protesters have been arrested and later released, after taking part in a demonstration in the Azerbajani capital
A man has set himself on fire outside the Oslo courthouse where Anders Behring Breivik is on trial for killing 77 people.
The man, who appeared to
Chanel chief Karl Lagerfeld is not one to shy away from the spectacular. He presented his cruise collection in the splendour of the gardens of
The EU Commission has told Ukraine it must drastically improve its rule of law before harbouring any hopes of closer ties with the 27 member bloc
Greeks are heading back to the polls. Negotiations to try to form a coalition government have broken down after an inconclusive vote on May
Some will be sorry to see Nicolas Sarkozy go, a head of state with a certain style. In 2007, on the sixteenth of May, he crossed the Elysée Palace
Palestinians have been marking the 64th anniversary of the event they call the “Nakba” or “catastrophe”, the day when hundreds of thousands were
France’s new president Francois Hollande has named Jean-Marc Ayrault as the country’s new prime minister.
A long-time ally of Hollande, the
The eurozone avoided recession in the early part of this year, but only just, and that was thanks to growth of 0.5 percent in Germany from exports
Greece is going back to the polls after an umpteenth round of talks failed to reach a deal to form a new government.
The country has been
Up to 800,000 football fans are expected in Ukraine for the Euro 2012 Championships this summer.
However, not all of them will be lucky owners of
Another version of the Grimm Brothers’ Snow White is about to hit the big screen, this time with Charlize Theron as the wicked queen and Kristen
Jean-Marc Ayrault is the new prime minister of France, named by a freshly-inaugurated President François Hollande. Since 1997, Ayrault has been the
A former tabloid newspaper editor at the centre of the British phone-hacking scandal that has shaken the political establishment has been charged
Italian banks have suffered another blow with a mass downgrade by rating agency Moody’s.
They were already struggling with shrinking demand and
A gloomy outlook from Germany’s two biggest steelmakers, ThyssenKrupp and Salzgitter.
They are downbeat about earnings for the rest of the year
New French mobile phone operator Iliad said it has signed up 2.6 million customers since launching its super cheap service in mid-January.
Francois Hollande has been officially sworn-in as France’s new president, during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris. He is the first socialist
Bluetooth has changed the way we listen to music on the move, use our phones or laptops. It has joined the dots between different electronic devices
Army units have deployed in Lebanon’s northern port of Tripoli after sectarian strife in Syria spilled over the border.
Clashes in the city between
Francois Hollande has been officially sworn in as France’s new president, during a ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris. He is the first socialist
François Hollande has been officially sworn in as France’s new president, during a ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris. He is the first Socialist