"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
"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,”"
British inflation rose to its highest level in more than five years for September, adding to the likelihood that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month
May and Junker end their Brussels dinner agreeing Brexit talks should be stepped up in coming months
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson hosted EU counterparts at his official residence in Kent, taking one out in a rowing boat
The UK will reportedly be offered a goodwill gesture at a crucial summit in Brussels this week as EU nations seek to break the deadlock over Brexit.
Hillary Clinton has been visiting Wales, where she gave her views on Brexit at Swansea University
Kay was told to leave a Brussels press conference, despite having press accreditation
He used a boozy analogy to make his case over the UK's EU divorce bill.
A draft EU document offers hope to the UK by suggesting internal preparations for future trade negotations should begin now.
In this edition of The Brief From Brussels: the future of the Iran deal and the latest on the Brexit negotiations.
David Davis and Michel Barnier gave a news briefing on the latest round of talks which have come to an end in Brussels.
British finance minister Philip Hammond has rejected calls to start spending on plans for a "no deal" Brexit as a way to put pressure on the rest of the European Union
Could the British government's decision to trigger Article 50 be reversed?
May calls for a "unique and ambitious economic partnership" with the EU after Brexit
The EU is stepping up talks with the Labour party amid fears Theresa May will step down before Brexit.
state of the union
In this edition of State of the Union: Following the referendum in Catalonia and the robust police force used by the Spanish authorities, the
Honoring Mahatma Gandhi, the father of modern India, and dealing with Narendra Modi, the country’s current Prime Minister.
At their 14th summit in
The Brief: a roundup of the events driving the discussion at the heart of the European Union
The EU is not ready to talk trade with Brexit Britain, MEPs said on Tuesday, unless a “major breakthrough” is made.
The European Parliament voted
In the aftermath of the Catalonia referendum, the European commission encouraged parties to attempt at dialogue.
The Commission also stressed that
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: the UK and the