"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Leaders of the European Union met in Rome on Saturday (March 25) to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the bloc’s founding treaty.
European Union leaders have signed the ‘Rome Declaration’ emphasising their commitment to renew European Unity.
Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.
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Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande has still not made public his choice for the country’s upcoming presidential election.
European Council President Donald Tusk was on Thursday re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.
European Council (EC) President Donald Tusk has been re-elected for a second term, despite opposition from his home country, Poland.
Donald Tusk has been re-elected President of the European Council, the Prime Minister of Luxembourg has confirmed.
A key topic of this week’s EU Summit in Brussels is set to be plans for the next Summit, which will mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.
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Fearing a new wave of migrants this Spring, EU leaders – meeting in Malta – have backed new measures to stem the flow of people from the Libyan coast.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been in town for an informal EU summit in Malta – despite her plan to start negotiations for Brexit.
EU leaders have backed new steps to stem immigration from Africa, including financing migrant camps in Libya run by the UN-backed government.
Migration and life after Brexit will dominate discussions as EU leaders meet in the Maltese capital of Valletta on Friday.
Greek PM Alexis Tspiras has met with Angela Merkel in Berlin after his government passed a planned Christmas giveaway for pensions in defiance of its international…
The enormity of events in Aleppo overshadowed talks at an EU summit between European leaders in Brussels on Thursday.
EU leaders have been getting down to business in Brussels – with the migration crisis, Turkey, Russia and Syria among the pressing issues on the agenda of their last summit of the…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
state of the union
This is the State of the Union, euronews’ weekly roundup of the top stories from Brussels.
EU leaders on Thursday will call on Russia to stop its bombing in Syria and allow humanitarian aid to enter the besieged city in Aleppo.