"This piece of concrete made me who I am now."
Albanian hotel owner
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
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
Former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt speaks at the European Parliament ahead of the vote to approve Mr Juncker’s Commission.
What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU?
Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to
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
“Mr Juncker did not stand anywhere and was not elected by anyone.”
So says David Cameron in an article published in several European newspapers on
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
The double lightning bolts the international media is talking about, far right Marine Le Pen of France and right-wing Nigel Farage of Britain, have
French Front National leader Marine Le Pen and other far-right representatives have started negotiations to try to form a group in the European
European Union leaders have met for the first time since voters stunned several member nations with their support for populist and far-right
German chancellor Angela Merkel has shied away from fully backing Jean-Claude Juncker to be the European Commission’s next president.
The European parliamentary election marked a turning point in Greek politics with voters delivering victory for the first time to a left wing
The rise of populist and far-right eurosceptic parties in the EU elections has given food for thought to the political establishment, but these
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said Italy has a mandate to change the future of Europe, after his resounding success in Sunday’s EU election
The map of the new European parliament, despite the frothy announcements of a swing to the far-right, remains dominated by mainstream parties. The
The European Elections in Greece have marked a turning point in its relationship with Europe. Voters largely split themselves between eurosceptic
In a night of upsets and celebrations the make-up of the European Parliament will get a new look. The centre-right European People’s Party remains