"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
state of the union
Catalonia's former leader says he will stand for re-election as regional president, despite risking arrest if he returns to Spain.
Catalonia's fugitive ex-president Carles Puigdemont avoids arrest but sparks Spanish anger on a trip to Denmark.
The Spanish State Prosecutor has asked for Puigdemont's arrest warrant to be reactivated.
Catalonia's pro-independence parties regain control of the region’s parliament, but attempts to re elect ousted leader Carles Puigdemont look set to be more difficult.
The vote for a pro-secession speaker virtually guarantees the chamber's push for independence from Spain.
The satire group that seeks to secede the fictional region of Tabarnia from Catalonia is now pushing for real action
The parliament has met for the first time since the December elections
Catalonia's ousted leader made the appeal in an end-of-year address from self-imposed exile in Brussels
"Let me come back", Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont tells Spain.
The deposed Catalan president stands on the brink of gaining backing from his electorate for his go-it-alone policy that some say will break up Spain.
Next in the sales ranking comes the figurines of CUP leader Anna Gabriel, Albert Rivera (Ciudadanos), Pedro Sánchez (PSOE) and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of the People's Party.
Nothing could have predicted that 36-year-old lawyer, Inés Arrimadas would become the champion of unionism and a favorite to succeed ousted Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont.
Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont and his supporters have held a major rally ahead of next week’s snap regional poll.
Belgian courts have said that they will make a decision on whether to extradite the dismissed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont on the 14th December
Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont is having to launch his regional election campaign from exile in Belgium.
Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has made his first visit to Barcelona since imposing direct rule on Catalonia a fortnight ago.
Independence parties make a show of strength in Barcelona but no political Catalan unity ahead of vote.
Some 200 pro-independence mayors gather in Brussels, as ousted leader Puigdemont calls for a united front against Spain
Deposed Catalan leader and four ministers are given a conditional release pending court ruling on European Arrest Warrant
The Catalonian leader Carles Puigdemont has handed himself into the authorities in Brussels following a European arrest warrant issued by Spain