"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
As inflation picked up and prices rose after the Brexit vote British consumers cut back on spending in January.
Uber's Travis Kalanick has quit President Trump's business advisory group while Tesla's Elon Musk stays to raise objections for "the greater good".
Monthly Eurostat figures showed consumers stocked up on non-food products, such as clothing and electrical goods.
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
Britain’s economic growth, at the heart of political campaigning for next weeks poll, has slowed in the manufacturing sector. That’s according to
Restrictions on food shopping in Venezuela, with shortages reported across the country
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
Brussels has promised to raise awareness about the European Small Claims Procedure, a regulation that aims to make it easier for people to solve
When I started research into this episode of Right On the term “dynamic packaging” kept cropping up. Dynamic what? I realised very quickly that it
Europe’s biggest retailer – Carrefour – which is struggling to win back investor confidence, did manage to stabilise sales in the first quarter
This week in U Talk, Luc from Brussels posts the question on our website: “What are my rights when I buy something on the Internet?”
New food labelling rules intend to make it easier for European shoppers to know what exactly what they are eating.
Damien from France asks what