"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Let’s try to ease tensions.
New attempts are being made to kick-start Greek bailout talks that have been delayed for months
The EU has unveiled its plans for negotiating the big Brexit, after the UK formally filed for a divorce.
Europe has given a collective sigh of relief to news that the UK will finally trigger Article 50 next week, beginning divorce proceedings from the European…
It’s hard not to feel sympathy for Juncker. Still, his report is disappointing. It sidesteps the central challenge that the EU must confront and overcome.
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This is the State of the Union, the weekly roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The European Union unveiled this week what will become the new headquarters for the Council of the EU and the European Council
Ukraine is ready for visa-free travel – so says the European Council’s Donald Tusk.
A look at the clues so far as to future negotiations, as the British government adopts a hardline stance on immigration while the EU digs in on free movement - with Donald Tusk saying that far from be
The UK is to give up its scheduled six-month presidency of the European Council as it prepares to leave the bloc.
Croatia’s prime minister has called on the EU to do more to help governments struggling with the influx of refugees and migrants. Croatia is one of
With the sound of eurosceptics banging on the door of 10 Downing Street getting louder and louder, David Cameron’s decision to deal with Britain’s
A top European Commission official has said that EU countries need to keep the promises they’ve made to help refugees and migrants. Governments
It was passed off as joking when European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said “hello dictator” to Viktor Orban last month, but a new Council of
EU officials said on Friday that Greece must unveil a list of reforms before getting any more bailout cash. The country’s international creditors
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The last EU summit of 2014 has wrapped up in Brussels. A major investment plan topped the table during discussions. euronews’ show ‘Europe Weekly’
Media freedoms are at risk in Hungary. Thats the message coming from the Council of Europe after the publication of a new report raising significant
The EU’s political centre of gravity has shifted eastwards with the appointment of Donald Tusk as the president of the European Council.
Former Polish prime minister Donald Tusk took over the presidency of the European Council on Monday, succeeding Belgium’s Herman Van Rompuy.
As Donald Tusk becomes the new EU Council president, how much power does the former Polish prime minister really have, or do the leading heads of