"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
Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie investigates the abuses faced by Eastern European 'posted workers' in the EU.
Radu Dinescu is the secretary general of UNTRR, the National Union of Road Hauliers from Romania – and a strong defender of a complete market liberalisation in the European Union, especially when it c
The French President calls for wide-ranging changes to relaunch the EU and strengthen Europe.
The French far-left draws tens of thousands to a rally against controversial labour reforms.
The German Chancellor and her Social Democrat challenger say every vote counts, as the Alternative for Germany (AfD) looks set to become the most far-right party in parliament for 60 years.
A large fraction of Germany's electorate is choosing to vote early by mail, potentially changing the political landscape ahead of Sunday's federal elections.
The European State of the Union speech set out an ambitious future but lacked detail.
A mix of criticism and concerns is mounting in Central Europe against the two-speed Europe project.
Spokesmen for both the UK and the European Parliament have said that continued security cooperation will not be made contingent on a good trade deal
Read in full: Jean-Claude Juncker's complete State of the Union 2017 address.
By Syed Kamall, MEP for London and chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists group
So what is the state of the Union? In the spirit of
British government sources have confirmed plans for temporary visitors to the UK from the EU to face no new restrictions.
The rise of “illiberal democracy” in Europe is typically centered on a leader who concentrates power by overriding – and in some cases eliminating – institutional checks and balances.
The European Union is taking legal action against Poland’s right wing government over court reforms it fears will undermine the independence of the country’s common courts.
European Commission President Juncker agrees with Slovak PM over food quality disparity between EU members states
The Polish justice minister lashed out at European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans, who happens to be Dutch
"It is time to hand leadership to an experienced, clear-eyed leader who can dispense with tribal politics and cobble together support from the sensible wings of the major political parties."
Possible sanctions on Poland, debate and protest over weedkillers, and an update on Brexit negotiations
Polish rule of law under the microscope The European Commission is once again examining the rule of law in Poland.