"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: the UK and the
The Eiffel Tower has welcomed 300 million visitors since opening to the public.
Security officials meet in Barcelona ahead of Sunday's controversial referendum on independence.
Thousands of striking university students march through the centre of Barcelona.
Football: Bayern Munich have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti a day after a 3-0 Champions League loss to Paris-Saint Germain.
Last season – the
A vulnerable young albatross at the heart of a special breeding programme in New Zealand has taken flight for the first time.
Bird lovers have been
Parliament punch-up in Uganda over a proposed change to the constitution.
Could police deployment at polling stations actually galvanise Catalans to vote in Sunday's independence referendum?
The studio where the Frenchman designed clothes and accessories that fascinated generations of fashion lovers will be open to visitors from Sunday.
Little Trishna Shakya will live in Kathmandu's temple palace until puberty hits and it's time to retire.
Video footage appears to show suspect open fire on California police.
The EU cash based programme allows refugees to make purchases for food and other essential items
Tributes pour in from far and wide for Hugh Hefner, the founder of adult magazine Playboy, who has died at the age of 91.
"In terms of pop culture and sexual attitudes, we do live in a Playboy world now"
Both sides involved in the intricate negotiations arranging the UK's withdrawal - or "Brexit" - from the EU have welcomed a "new dynamic" in the negotiations.
Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie investigates the abuses faced by Eastern European 'posted workers' in the EU.
The central Iraqi government has told the Kurds in Erbil their international flights will be embargoed from Friday 6pm local time.
The UK's Civil Aviation Authority is taking action against the low-cost carrier for "persistently misleading" customers about their rights following thousands of flight cancellations.
Rohingya Muslim refugees say Buddhist mobs and Myanmar soldiers set entire villages on fire, shot at them indiscriminately and raped women.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has set an Oct 22 election date and dissolved parliament.