"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron were set to clash with French President Francois Hollande on
Last minute negotiations over the EU’s budget delayed the start of the two day leaders’ summit in Brussels on Thursday.
The first talks of the year
It was all smiles as German Chancellor Angela Merkel watched a football friendly between her country and France with French President Francois
An ‘austerity-driven’ EU budget will get the thumbs down from the European Parliament, MEPs told euronews on Wednesday.
Several members expressed
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
French President François Hollande fired a warning shot to the EU’s fiscal hawks on Tuesday.
He told MEPs in Strasbourg that France would stand up
The French and Italian heads of state have met in Paris, a few days ahead of the next round of EU budget talks in Brussels on Thursday.
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?”
Three European civil servants unions in Brussels have issued a strike notice for February 5, ahead of the European Council meeting on February 7-8
Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform.
Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy
German MEP Martin Schulz has downplayed chances of a deal at the next EU budget talks.
He said MEPs would not hesitate to use recently acquired
The eurozone will move closer to creating a two-speed Europe if MEPs and the 17 countries using the single currency back plans by the European
Agriculture ministers met in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss how to protect EU farming spending ahead of next year’s budget negotiations
The euro crisis has been in focus once more: not only did the eurogroup fail to reach an agreement over Greece – Moody’s also downgraded France
Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has told euronews that he is confident a deal can be struck on the EU budget when leaders meet next
European leaders have failed to reach a deal on the next EU budget after two days of marathon talks.
But EU Council President Herman Van Rompuy
European leaders have called off talks in Brussels over the long-term EU budget.
Negotiations to fix the bloc’s finances for the 2014-2020 period
EU officials have downplayed any chance of any agreement on the bloc’s budget this weekend.
It means that European leaders will be back to do it
Disagreements a-plenty are filtering out of the EU Budget Summit, which is struggling to set a coherent financial course for the EU for the seven
French President Francois Hollande has echoed German Chancellor Angela’s Merkel’s assessment that the current EU summit will not produce an agreement
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