"Brexit is going to be pretty bad for the UK but I also think it's going to be pretty bad for Europe"
""The concept of closing the doors to immigrants is repugnant to the concept of America.""
Governor of New York
""Russia I think could initiate hostilities sooner than we expect.""
General Sir Nick Carter
Chief of the General Staff, British Army
""These are useful skills in life, because you never know what you can expect.""
Student, Yevpatoria School
""There are still too many people who are left out of that recovery and acceleration of growth.""
IMF Managing Director
"Give up attempts to solve the existing problems by force."
Russian Foreign Minister
""Inequality is not inevitable, it's not like the weather. It's a policy choice.""
Oxfam’s head of policy on inequality.
""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
the global conversation
Sweden lifts border checks as migrant tide becomes a trickle
US negotiators agree on a deal to avert a possible government shutdown, but there's no money in the budget for the president's proposed border wall.
Hungary says it has finished building a second fence on the border with Serbia to keep migrants out.
New legislation comes into effect to tighten document checks across the EU, particularly in countries at the bloc's external borders.
Be prepared for possible delays if you are planning to travel in or out of Europe’s Schengen zone.
Hungary says it is building a new fence at its southern border to keep out refugees and migrants.
Mexico has threatened to retaliate following Donald Trump’s latest comments on his planned border wall: the US president vowed on Friday to start building it “soon, way ahead of…
Austria is planning to send troops to help patrol the EU’s external borders and shut down completely the so-called Western Balkan route for migrants.
Peña Nieto a Trump in hour-long telephone call
The new US President Donald Trump has signed executive orders to build a wall along the border with Mexico – as pledged during the election campaign – and to crack down on US cities shielding illegal…
EU officials say Schengen border checks should be extended by three months when they expire next month.
Donald Trump says the construction of his wall on the border with Mexico will begin immediately. But the policy risks shattering relations between the two neighbours.
Austria wants tighter borders with Slovakia
Mexico is willing to throw its relationship with the US wide open when it sits down to talks but it still won’t pay for any wall.
The EU has taken a step towards waiving visas for Ukrainians travelling to Europe for short trips.
Hungary has started building a new fence on its southern border with Serbia as part of its efforts to keep migrants and refugees from freely entering the…
Several displaced families arrived at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Qayara on Sunday after hunger forced them to leave their villages south of Mosul.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
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In this episode: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes her call for a fairer United Kingdom; the EU’s new border guard starts work, and the UN is about to name its next secretary…