"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
UK retail sales jumped by 2.3 percent on the month in April as shoppers set aside their concerns about fast-rising inflation following the Brexit vote
UK unemployment was at 4.6 percent in Q1, the lowest level since 1975, but workers real earnings fell for the first time in two and a half years.
Bad news for consumers as British Inflation hit its highest level in three and a half years in April with prices up by 2.7 percent from a year ago.
UK central bank cuts 2017 growth forecast only slightly, warns wages not keeping up with higher inflation means difficulty for British households.
The UK saw the biggest year-on-year drop in new car registrations for over six years in April linked to government anti-pollution moves.
Business Line this week looks at the economic background to Britain's parliamentary election and the plans to leave the European Union.
British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.
British workers' pay growth is barely keeping up with inflation as UK households feel the squeeze from rising prices.
Inflation in Britain was unchanged last month, but was still up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales dipped in March
Britain's finance minister is in India trying to drum up some post-Brexit trade support as two nations agree to set up joint investment fund.
British economy grows thanks to shoppers
Lloyd's of London opens office in Brussels
Spending spooked as Brexit worries Brits
London wary of want away business post- Brexit
Bank of England calls for Article 50 stress tests
Curry restaurant owners feel betrayed over promises about more work visas for South Asian cooks made during the campaign to leave the European Union.
Britain's Vodafone is to join Idea Cellular to become India's biggest telecoms business with 400 million customers, overtaking market leader Bharti.
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond spelt out the government's plans to steer the economy through its departure from the European Union.
British Retail Consortium sees drop in non-food sales as Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development frets about Brexit uncertainty.
Optimism among businesses in Britain's services sector is now higher than at any time since June's vote to leave the European Union.