"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
2010 started with a bang for thousands of people in Sydney.
The Australian city put on a spectacular firework show to celebrate the New Year –
Australian researchers are developing a blood test aimed at detecting 15% of all cancers. There are hopes the discovery will also help create new
In September this year, Sydney was engulfed by a giant red sand storm. The dust blown in from the outback arguably made Australia’s biggest city
The actor Eric Bana motors on to the wide screen this week with the release of his film ‘Love The Beast’. It charts his obsession with a sports car
Thousands of people who were transported to Australia from Britain as children have received an apology from Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd
Britain has said it plans to formally apoligise for shipping thousands of children to former colonies during the 20th century.
Under the policy
Australia has given the green light to the extradition of one of the world’s most wanted nazi war crimes suspects.
88-year old Charles Zentai is
The Australian state of Queensland has declared a state of emergency as fierce wildfires have forced thousands of residents to flee.
The blaze at
A state of emergency has been declared in central, eastern Queensland where wildfires have forced residents to flee for their lives, abandoning their
Australian employment surged past all expectations and the jobless rate has dropped to 5.7 percent.
Over 40,000 jobs were created in September
Australia has become the first major developed nation to put up the cost of borrowing since the global economic crisis struck.
The central bank
They are dusting off Down Under after millions of tonnes of grimy grit from the desert Outback blew into town.
Australia’s worst dust storm in
A huge duststorm has swept eastern Australia, blanketing Sydney.
Landmarks, including the city’s Harbour Bridge and Opera House, were shrouded in
The arrest in Australia of four men suspected of plotting suicide attacks at a Sydney army base has prompted fears that al-Qaeda and its affiliates
Despite never being attacked on home soil, Australia has felt the effects of terrorism. 95 of its people have been killed in bombings in Indonesia
Australian police have arrested four men after foiling what that say was a major terrorist plot. More than 400 officers raided 19 properties across
In a major anti-terror operation, Australian police have arrested four men they say were planning a suicide attack on an army base in the country
Mixed news from global miner Rio Tinto.
It posted a stronger-than-expected eight percent rise in second-quarter output of iron ore, the material