""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
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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.
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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?”