"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was addressing an audience in the town of Namur on Monday, December 22, when a group of protesters pelted him
Tens of thousands of trade unionists have staged a general strike across Belgium on Thursday.
The protest, which turned violent in Brussels, formed
After five months of talks, a new centre-right Belgian government has been sworn in.
At the age of 38 francophone Charles Michel is the country’s
Belgium is at last about to have a government ending nearly five months without one since the May 25 elections.
Four centre-right parties agreed on
Belgium’s Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo has handed his government’s resignation to the King.
It comes after this weekend’s general election which saw
Tributes are being paid to former Belgian Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene, a key figure in European politics throughout the 1990s, who has died at
Johan Van Operveldt is the head of list of the flemish party N-VA in Belgium, for the european elections. A renown economist, he gives us his views
For the first time in the European elections political groups have put forward candidates for the presidency of the European Commission. The choice
Emotive, controversial and supported by the majority of people in Belgium. A debate on changing the law to allow euthanasia for minors has deeply
Belgium is preparing to crown a new king, as Albert II abdicates and hands over the royal reigns to his eldest son, Prince Philippe.
On the eve of
Final preparations are underway in Belgium for Sunday’s abdication of King Albert II.
After 20 years on the throne, he is handing over the royal
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In this edition of Europe Weekly, euronews takes a look at Jean-Claude Juncker’s surprise resignation as prime minister of Luxembourg; Latvia clears
Medical experts gave evidence to the Belgian Senate on Wednesday as the country’s upper house mulls giving children the right to die.
A book about the royal family is causing a stir in Belgium.
Media extracts suggest the book questions the succession and alleges that the marriage
The big local election gains of the Flemish nationalist party on Sunday has once again raised the spectre of a break-up of Belgium.
‘What future for Belgium?’ is the country’s burning question after the Flemish nationalists’ success in Sunday’s local elections.
Bart de Wever’s
If Bart de Wever becomes mayor of Antwerp, it will push the agenda of Flemish independence in Belgium.
As well as losing 60 kilograms on a crash
A local councillor near Brussels has resigned from the Belgian far-right Vlaams Belang party after his name appeared on a list of alleged
In Belgium King Albert II has appointed a new cabinet.
The government will be headed by Socialist leader, Elio Di Rupo, the first native French
Belgium is on the verge of what is hoped will be a new era of stable government after six parties finalised a coalition agreement.
The man set to