"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
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
The credit rating downgrade may have caused little surprise in France, but it is adding a little spice to the country’s presidential election, just
French borrowing costs rose, but only slightly when the eurozone’s second-largest economy sold government bonds for the first time this year.
The French president has delivered a major speech on solving the eurozone crisis and boosting growth in France.
Speaking in the southern city of
The first test of investor confidence since combined action by six central banks saw Spain selling nearly four billion euros of bonds.
Moody’s has put France in the economic firing line. The credit rating agency has warned a rise on government debt and weaker growth prospects could
Despite assurances to the contrary from its economy ministry France, it seems, is being steadily drawn into the epicentre of the eurozone debt storm
As Europe’s debt crisis worsens, the question is being asked: could it engulf France, the euro zone’s second largest economy?
Even as Paris rushes
The French government and the European Commission are demanding a full investigation into how the ratings agency Standard and Poor’s mistakenly