""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
" "The creativity and ingenuity of these outstanding women and men helps to improve our daily lives and strengthens the competitiveness of the European economy.""
President, European Patent Office
""The sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course""
US Secretary of State
"We have to look at what the choice entails. What are we saying we have the choice to do?"
'No' campaigner in Irish abortion referendum
""My daughter is no more in the world""
Abdul Aziz Sheikh
Father of Sabika Sheikh
""My very best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. To all of those joining the national celebration with street parties and other events, have a wonderful day.""
UK Prime Minister Theresa May
(who was not invited to the wedding)
""If humanity ever captures the energy of love it will be the second time that we have discovered fire.""
Most Reverend Michael Curry
Sermon at Royal Wedding
"After meeting Ms. Waight Keller... Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour."
state of the union
EU Budget Commissioner Günther Oettinger presented some of the proposals for the future long-term budget.
Brussels looks for ways to balance the books
EU insists Britain must pay its debts before negotiating future perks.
state of the union
Our weekly round-up of the top stories from Europe's de-facto political capital
Richer countries will have to cough up more cash when Britain leaves the EU, according to a top German politician.
Brexit will have “quite a significant, but not devastating, impact on the EU budget,” a report by a Berlin-based think tank has found.
EU governments and institutions are set for intense budget negotiations ahead of a Thursday deadline.
This edition of The Real Economy turns the spotlight on the hotly debated issue of deepening Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union (EMU). What does it
Thousands of farmers are protesting in Brussels to demand European Union action to counter the lower prices they receive for milk and pork. With the
More than a third of probes into alleged corruption involving EU cash centred on Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria, a report has revealed.
On November 28, the European Commission will present its analysis of the financial laws of the Eurozone countries. Italy, France and Belgium have all
The European Parliament has finally agreed on a seven-year budget plan, after months of disagreement and sectarian and national clashes over the
As youth unemployment hits 50% in some areas, leaders at the European Union summit in Brussels announced a series of measures and a
It has been announced that the presidents of the three institutions of the European Union: the Commission, the Council and the the European
This week, I Talk takes a look at hot European topics.
Our guest is Eider Gardiazabal Rubial, vice-chair of the Budgets Commission at the European
Farm subsidies represent the largest slice of the EU’s proposed budget for 2014 -2020. Negotiations are at a critical stage on revamping the Common
EU leaders will meet on Thursday to decide how to finance Europe over the next seven years.
They hope to approve the bloc’s next budget by Friday
Question from Fanny, in Strasbourg.
“My question is how is the EU budget structured and why is it planned for a period of seven years?”