""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101.
Shares of Germany's biggest banks fell sharply in value after it announced details of the sale of new shares needed to increase its capital reserves.
The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.
Experienced Asia hand Mark Tucker is to take over as chairman of HSBC at the start of October replacing Douglas Flint.
European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.
The past troubles at Germany's biggest bank mean it is asking investors to buy an additional eight billion euros worth of new shares.
Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.
Europe's biggest bank HSBC saw annual pre-tax profit slump 62 percent with hefty writedowns and warned its revenues could fall again this year.
Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.
Italy's biggest bank UniCredit is selling 13 billion euros of new shares to rebuild its capital reserves following writedowns on bad loans.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".
President Donald Trump has started the effort to roll back the US laws brought in to regulate banks after the 2008 financial crisis.
Bank of England raises forecast for UK economic growth this year, in no hurry to put up interest rates, sees inflation at 2.8 percent in early 2018.
Crisis-plagued Deutsche Bank is insisting the worse of its troubles are behind it even as it announced a Q4 loss of 1.9 billion euros.
Deutsche Bank failed to prevent around $10 billion (9.29 billion euros) in suspicious trades out of Russia between 2011 and 2015.
This edition of Real Economy, from the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg, looks at the kind of investments Europe needs.
Werner Hoyer discusses his views on Europe’s strategy to address a massive investment gap and whether there is incentive for private sector banks to start lending to businesses…
Mayor of Lisbon, Fernando Medina explains public investment plans and challenges.
Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside 3.1 billion pounds (3.6 billion euros) to settle claims by the US Department of Justice over mis-sold investments.