"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
"The world is paying little attention to a crisis which has a similar impact to an earthquake or a cyclone but without the accompanying images of destruction and violence."
Producer, Aid Zone
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
There further volatility in financial markets on Wednesday following the surprise general election announcement by Britain's prime minister.
The UK’s currency will face a major change this month, as a new design of one of the most central coins is launched.
Iceland has announced the last of the capital controls that have been in place since the 2008 financial crisis are being lifted.
UK exports rose quickly towards the end of 2016 and early in 2017 along with factory output growth which was at the strongest in seven years.
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The price of a single bitcoin has gone higher than one ounce of gold for the first time ever.
Eurozone dismisses pessimistic euro view after the man tipped to be the US ambassador to the EU said the currency "could collapse" within 18 months.
Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.
The pound plunged further against other currencies on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech outlining the government's plans.
The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.
Having risen in value in 2016 by 125 percent, the digital currency started 2017 by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years.
Iran’s currency, the rial, has hit an all-time record low against the U.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.
Police have opened fire on protesters in parts of Venezuela after looting broke out due to a severe cash crisis.
The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.
The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman
The US dollar has been boosted by Donald Trump's election victory and spending plans, and political and economic worries in Europe, Britain and Japan.
The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.
China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.