"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
Focus reports – an event or current affairs issue is put under the spotlight for in-depth analysis.
Never mind competition from smartwatches - in Geneva, leading brands in high-end watchmaking are betting on the sector's recovery after a rough few years. Find out more in this episode of Focus.
Its hot springs, cultural sites and local wine attract millions of tourists each year.
What is Ivory Coast doing to meet its migration challenge?
Strategically located along China's new Silk Road, Georgia wants to become a regional hub.
A new drone is making a buzz across Europe: its technology means that risky industrial inspections can become safer and more cost-effective.
In this edition of Focus, we are off to Cameroon, to discover the incredible diversity of this country, described by many as “Africa in Miniature”.
60,000 visitors converge on Lisbon for WebSummit where experts discuss the promises and pitfalls of ultra-fast tech developments.
Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia launch their new Silk Road Rail line linking Europe to China.
Women are central to the fight against youth radicalisation and the management of irregular migration.
The terrorist threat is global, ongoing and unpredictable and people need to adapt to a new way of life: that was the theme of the Crans Montana Forum Conference on Global Security in…
Creative industry professionals meet at the IAA's Global Conference in Bucharest to discuss how to adapt to rapid changes in the world of advertising.
Awarding Europe's most inspiring regional projects that support people's lives through the creation of economic growth and jobs.
The Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (REMTH), nestled between Bulgaria and Turkey in northeastern Greece, is a region of outstanding natural beauty.