""I sit opposite another local radio presenter who does the same job as me in a 'double header'. As a permanent member of staff he gets £4,000 more, 5 weeks holiday, pension and sick pay. He is male.""
Anonymous BBC Presenter
Published evidence to the UK DCMS Select Committee
"“It’s a farce. It’s 15 days later and they take the first car away. It was the first car they were in in this country and it’s the last car the police have taken away.""
Son of Ross Cassidy, car owner
""If you're trying to influence an American election, that's a one-stop shop""
"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
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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
A British victory in the EU budget battle. That’s the claim of finance minister George Osborne over the disputed 2.1 billion euros bill handed to the
The new EU commission began work on Monday after taking office on Saturday. Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has made it clear that he
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the UK will not pay the 2.1 Billion Euros demanded by the EU by December 1 and described the decision
EU member states agreed last year to give the European Commission power to police national budgets.
France and Italy are already in the firing
EU leaders are set to meet for the first time since the election of Jean Claude Juncker as the next European Commission President.
The talks will
With budgets slashed because of the financial crisis, EU leaders have agreed to work more closely on making defence spending go further.
Greek PM Antonio Samaras has defended his government’s 2014 budget as Athens comes under renewed pressure from international creditors, who say it
MEPs have approved the first-ever cut to the EU’s seven-year spending cycle in the bloc’s history.
The European Parliament voted for the 960
The European Commission has warned that a number of eurozone states risk breaking EU rules over draft budget plans.
It is the first time the
EU negotiators have secured a deal on next year’s budget for the 28-member bloc.
Under the agreement, EU spending should total 135.5 billion euros
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
European Union leaders are aiming to agree on a bloc-wide mechanism for dealing with failing banks by the end of the year.
Speaking at the close of
An agreement has been reached on the EU’s seven-year budget.
The 960 billion euro deal, which stretches to 2020, cuts spending in real terms for
It has been announced that the presidents of the three institutions of the European Union: the Commission, the Council and the the European