"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
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"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,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Euro zone consumer confidence rose much more than expected by economists in November, according to the European Commission on Tuesday showed.
A new survey finds British consumers were at their most confident in five years in September, though not in London which mostly voted against Brexit.
The Bank of Japan is changing tack as it tries to get the economy growing again with an increased emphasis on the amount of interest paid to investors who buy government bonds.
German business morale fell in January to its lowest level since February 2015. The Ifo economic institute says its business climate index dipped
Consumer spending in Japan unexpectedly fell in July, threatening the country’s gradual recovery. The development puts more pressure on policymakers
British consumers bought fewer household goods last month pushing the annual rate of spending growth for the quarter in the UK to its lowest in more
German consumer spending has shot up in April an indication that domestic consumption is a real driver in the German economy.
April brought a cold shower to Italian businesses after eight straight months of rises.
ISTAT’s manufacturing confidence index registered a
German consumers appear to be girding themselves to spend, spend, spend according to the latest confidence index from GfK.
Its indicator, based on
Falling Eurozone prices took a break in April, ending four months of decline, while in the UK inflation tuned negative for the first time since
Britain’s economic growth, at the heart of political campaigning for next weeks poll, has slowed in the manufacturing sector. That’s according to
The morale of German consumers is at its highest since 2001 heading into April according to a new survey.
GfK Market Research’s figures beat
Restrictions on food shopping in Venezuela, with shortages reported across the country
Consumer confidence in Greece has worsened markedly while there has been a weakening of expectations in all sectors of the economy except
EU moves to help consumers be sure about the food they buy come under scrutiny in this edition of Utalk. The question is from Ivan in Sofia
Consumer rights relating to the safety and quality of toys is the subject of this Utalk. The question is from Paul in Marseille: “As Christmas
Ireland’s economy is forecast to expand by 4.7 percent this year, according to the country’s finance ministry.
That is in contrast to last year’s
German business sentiment fell to its lowest level in nine months in July.
Surveys by the Ifo economic think tank for their business climate index
Retails sales in Japan rocketed in March as consumers rushed to spend before Japan’s consumption tax hike comes into force on April 1.
Retail sales fell in April in Germany, the eurozone’s largest economy.
German retail sales were down by 0.4 percent from the previous month