""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."
state of the union
Martin Selmayr to take up reigns of Secretary-General in Brussels reshuffle
Campaigners raise concerns about meeting of Goldman Sachs' Jose Manuel Barroso, a former European Commission President, with an EU official in Brussels.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU's de facto political capital.
The decision to base the agency in Amsterdam after Brexit was decided by drawing lots last November. It is currently based in London.
Air pollution and Belgium's tough stance on immigration are in the headlines
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker described Sutherland as a "true European"
The European Commission says it is to investigate Ikea over its tax dealings. Analysts say it is part of a wider-ranging crackdown by Brussels.
the global conversation
Described as the most powerful woman in Brussels, taking on Silicon Valley's tech giants, Denmark's Margrethe Vestager, the EU's top anti-trust regulator is our guest on Global Conversation
A new drone is making a buzz across Europe: its technology means that risky industrial inspections can become safer and more cost-effective.
More details are emerging of the thinking behind an open letter sent by senior figures to the President of the European Commission asking to cut funding to Budapest.
Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, was also the capital of European small and medium-sized enterprises for the SME Assembly.
The European Union has approved the use of weed-killer glyphosate for the next five years after a heated debate over whether it causes cancer.
It's primarily the responsibility of individual countries, but critics say the European Commission could do more to make sure they keep to agreed targets on dirty air.
EU tells Britain to be clearer on its financial obligations as latest round of talks finishes in Brussels
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: Could the Brexit trade talks be delayed? Uncertainty mounts as sticking points remain. And, the EU hits
Sticking points remain as latest round of negotiations get underway in Brussels
Members fail to reach decision on licence extension for controversial weedkiller
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: Belgium’s prime minister says he won’t interfere in any extradition proceedings, as pressure mounts over
EU wants CO2 emissions to be 30 percent less in 2030, but campaigners say it doesn't go far enough.