"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
Britain's Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Brexit negotiations are at a critical stage
The US and China are heading towards a trade war after President Donald Trump went ahead with his threat to impose tariffs on Chinese goods.
ECB President Mario Draghi admitted the eurozone recovery has slowed and kept record low interest rates unchanged
The figure goes beyond expectations but economists warn of difficult times ahead
The British pound slipped to a one-week low on Wednesday as lower-than-expected inflation data undermined the chances of an interest rate rise.
The electric car marker's looking to reduce costs and become profitable without endangering the critical production ramp-up for its Model 3 sedan
The US telecoms giant AT&T has won court approval to buy Time Warner for 100 billion euros in a blow to the Trump administration’s attempts to block the deal.
Agreement is a turning point in a country where many blame the IMF for the 2001 economic crisis
Confederation of British Industry lowers 2018 growth forecast citing Brexit and heavy snowfall
President Trump's protectionist stance, which have already provoked retaliatory tariffs by the EU, Canada and Mexico hasn't backed down on imposing tariffs.
The country also has to deal with a massive and costly influx of refugees from Syria & Iraq, for which it feels it does not get enough recognition or support.
Ex-Starbucks chief ponders political future
Beijing says all countries should oppose trade protectionism.