""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
Shoppers in Russia seem to have mixed feelings about a set of military-themed Christmas decorations that have gone on sale in Moscow.
The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has got underway in New York, with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands unleashed to entertain the city's crowded streets.
A giant evergreen conifer is delivered to The Vatican as a gift to Pope Francis.
Lily Rose Depp pressed the button to light up the Champs-Elysées in Paris, amidst protests from fairground operators angry at the closure of their attractions.
An evergreen tree from Wisconsin was delivered by horse-drawn carriage to the White House in Washington, D.C.
Amsterdam’s official Sinterklaas organization, the SSIA, believe the new “Chimney Piet” will make the Dutch tradition non-discriminatory for minority groups.
The team claim remains previously thought to belong to St. Nicholas and taken to Italy were actually of a local priest
Russian Orthodox Christians have been celebrating Christmas, attending special midnight mass held in churches and cathedrals across the country.
On Friday and Saturday millions of Orthodox Christians around the world will be celebrating Christmas.
Madrid has held its annual Eve of Epiphany parade, with the biblical Three Wise Men taking centre stage and handing out sweets to thousands of children.
Members of the Serpentine Swim Club braved the cold on Sunday for the traditional Christmas Day plunge into Serpentine Lake, in London’s Hyde Park.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his family visited a convent north of Damascus on Christmas day.
Queen Elizabeth has missed the Christmas church service near her Sandringham country residence in eastern England for the first time in decades – because of a heavy…
Pope Francis delivered words of hope and comfort, alongside pleas for peace, in his Christmas Day address.
Iraqi Christians gathered for church services in Qaraqosh and Bashiqa, near Mosul in Niveneh province, for church services on 25 December.
Russian divers stage a pre-New Year party underwater in Lake Baikal
Beachgoers celebrate Christmas Day in Sidney
The Water-skiing Santa and his flying elves, the Grinch and his friends, dazzle spectators with their water skills.
Tourists from around the world join locals to celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem, the town where Christians say Jesus was born.
Pope Francis has given his fourth Christmas Mass from St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.