"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
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
Catalonia's exiled pro-independence politician Carles Puigdemont cannot rule region from abroad, Spain's constitutional court rules.
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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
Oriol Junqueras has spent two months in prison while Spanish authorities investigate his role in Catalonia's independence movement.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, making his year-end address at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, says he hopes Catalan's new parliament will usher in a period of stability
Tabarnia may seem like an anomaly: the sub-region wants to secede from Catalonia, but remain in Spain.
"Let me come back", Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont tells Spain.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said he will discuss the issue of Catalan independence with whoever becomes the new leader of the Catalan government.
Catalans give their reaction to the region's inconclusive election result.
The prime minister also ruled out a national election as he addressed the country a day after separatist parties won the Catalan regional vote
From self-exile in Brussels, ousted Catalan leaders say the victory of pro-independence parties in Thursday's snap election gives them the right to be heard.
Separatist parties and the pro-unity Ciudadanos all found reason to celebrate in a vote that deepened Catalonia's divisions and reopened Spain's political crisis.
From victories for Puigdemont and Ciudadanos, to a record voter turnout and defeat for Rajoy