"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
""Now the time has come to write the next great chapter in the history of our armed forces.""Mike Pence
US Vice President
"We need to take a hard look at how we provide cooling and devise a radically more efficient approach. If we do not, the irony is that as we strive to cool ourselves down, we shall be heating the planet up …. requiring more cooling."Toby Peters
Professor in Cold Economy at the University of Birmingham
""Any organisation that fails to utilise women will grow weak, and will fail to contribute to society.""Tetsuo Yukioka
Director of Tokyo Medical University
'The land of the free' is no longer a 'full democracy' according to an annual index from the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Several of those targeted were believed to have links to the Reichsburger movement, an extremist group which rejects the legitimacy of the German republic.
by Daniel Gros, Director of the Brussels-based Center for European Policy Studies
BRUSSELS – Another year, another threat to the European Union’s
It was all smiles at Syriza headquarters in Athens as Sunday’s election results became clear. Although Tsipras’s critics claim his handling of the
2014 was also marked by a major poll for millions of Europeans. In May, voters in the 28 member states voted for their new representatives in the
During the first plenary session of the new European Parliament Martin Schulz was re-elected as EP president after centre-left group S&D made an
The dust of the European elections had not even settled before parties on the left and right got stuck into negotiating in a bid to find common
The Eurosceptic ECR group in the European Parliament, which counts British Conservative MEPs among its members, voted on Thursday to accept Germany’s
The row between EU leaders over who should the run the European Commission once José Manuel Barroso leaves office shows no sign of slowing down.
Populist and extremist parties took a quarter of the seats in the European elections, forcing the mainstream left and right into a de facto grand
Alexis Tsipras has announced he will support Jean Claude Juncker to seek majority for the EC Presidency.
According to a statement from Tsipras, the
Follow the first of our EU election specials as people go to the polls in the UK and Netherlands.
The first two EU countries to vote will choose
With the European elections only days away, initiatives to spur voter turnout abound. Some rely on shock value, such as the Danish Voteman, while
A controversial move in Greece to ban second-generation migrants from voting will help the far-right in European elections, it’s been
In the 2014 European Parliament elections, the largest voting bloc could be Europeans who avoid the ballot box. For those who do vote, it’s often to
The five main candidates for the European Commission presidency are in Brussels for the latest in a series of debates ahead of the European
‘This time it’s different’, says the official slogan of the European Parliament for the European elections – but that is maybe nowhere more true than
The European elections are just a few days away but the campaign has so far failed to rouse voters and the turnout is likely to beat previous record
An experienced statesman in European politics, Jean-Claude Juncker is recognised everywhere in Luxembourg, and for good reason. Juncker has been at
British anti-EU party UKIP, campaigning on a ticket of tighter immigration controls, has employed Eastern European migrants to distribute its