""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Virtual currency Bitcoin has soared to a new record high, more than doubling in value since the beginning of October.
Confidence about the outlook for the global economy and the euro zone has apparently helped investors brush off worries about the risk of new elections.
Six key indicators of London's financial health, post Bexit, under the spotlight.
The issue of business and industry investment in the fight against climate change is one of the key points of the Bonn discussions at COP23
The new restrictions will limit the financial transactions between 18 North Koreans and their neighbours to the south in a bid to stem the illegal cash flows Pyongyang uses to fund its weapons research.
First Scotland, then Catalonia. Now the Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are voting this Sunday on whether to demand more autonomy from the central government.
Trump's estimated net worth fell by 510 million euros
British finance minister Philip Hammond has rejected calls to start spending on plans for a "no deal" Brexit as a way to put pressure on the rest of the European Union
German Finance minister bids farewell to his EU colleagues
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe told an international finance forum in Paris on Tuesday that he wants to see the city become "Europe's new number one financial hub after Brexit."
The head of what was once the world's biggest bitcoin exchange stands trial in Tokyo on charges of embezzlement and data manipulation. He denies any wrongdoing.
A hugely lucrative London business could be living on borrowed time because of Brexit.
The European Union plans to give itself powers to move euro
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
Following Santander's last minute rescue of Spain's Banco Popular, European authorities have stepped in to avert a collapse.
Portugal is no longer in breach of the EU’s budget rules, officials say, which cap a country’s deficit at three percent of gdp.
The British government has sold its last remaining stake in bailed out Lloyds Banking Group claiming to have made a profit, but that is disputed.
Turkish authorities detain dozens suspected of involvement in last July's failed coup attempt, following which thousands were taken into custody.
The Czech Prime Minister has made an about turn in his battle to remove his finance minister.
Banks working from London are starting to announce their plans for when Britain leaves the EU, including moving staff to places like Frankfurt.
by Howard Davies
Brexit has set a hungry cat among the financial pigeons of the City of London. No one yet knows what kind of access to the European