"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
The ousted Catalan leader is wanted in Spain on charges of rebellion and sedition
Twenty-two Belgian police officers injured, city centre shops looted, and cars burned.
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In this edition of State of the Union: the UK faces fresh EU pressure over its Brexit divorce bill, as the clock ticks towards possible launch of
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: Belgium’s prime minister says he won’t interfere in any extradition proceedings, as pressure mounts over
As pro-independence supporters held a general strike across Catalonia, there is political tension in Belgium over the self-imposed exile there of Carles Puigdemont
Belgian PM Charles Michel says he won't interfere in any extradition proceedings after the arrival of Catalan leaders in his country.
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: the fallout of the Catalonia crisis strains relations between Belgium and Spain; and EU finance ministers
Belgian interior minister comments stoke tensions
The Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont has handed himself into the authorities in Brussels following a European arrest warrant issued by Spain
The exiled Catalan leader is the subject of a European arrest warrant issued by Spain
The legal ball is now in Belgium's court as it decides how to apply the European Arrest Warrant to the runaway Catalan leaders.
Brussels says the ousted Catalan leader may be detained soon for questioning
A protest in Brussels denounced the bloc's failure to react to the jailing of sacked Catalan ministers
As Carles Puigdemont faces a legal battle what has happened to the rest of the Catalan government?
Right wing parties had planned visit to Molenbeek to witness 'Islamification' of Europe.
Obstacles can get in the way of the process
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the daily top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Catalonia crisis: The Spanish state prosecutor has requested an European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont after he failed to appear at a court
Catalan's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont will reportedly ignore a court order to return to Spain to answer charges over the region's push for independence, according to his Belgiun lawyer.
Carles Puigdemont said he would return home "immediately" if a fair judicial process was guaranteed.