"Everyone's lives will be better off under tax reform, because of the tax relief that families' get, because of the higher paychecks, because we have a stronger economy, and again, this is also about bringing jobs back from overseas."
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman
"I believe that here, today, many different people have jointly made a historic step for a fair, just and free Hungary."
"The EU withdrawal bill is making good progress. We're on course to deliver Brexit. We're on course to deliver on the vote of the British people."
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
"I dissent from this spirally spun, legally lightweight, consumer harming, corporate enabling, destroying internet freedom order."
Democrat FCC Commissioner
"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
Firefighters in Greece are battling to control a large wildfire on the outskirts of the capital, Athens.
The blaze broke out late on Friday
Firefighters are trying to contain hundreds of wildfires that are threatening villages across mainland Greece.
One of the largest blazes erupted
A blaze close to the Greek capital has blanketed Athens in smoke. The fire started in forest scrub about twenty kilometres to the west and strong
Only hours after a major fire was brought under control near Marseille, French firefighters were busy with wildfires on the island of Corsica. Blazes
One of France’s biggest wildfires in recent years has now been brought under control but the controversy surrounding it goes on. Flames came close to
Wildfires are also keeping the French emergency services busy.
Flames have come close to homes near the southern city of Marseille, and ripped
Hundreds of illegal immigrants have been forced from their camp in the Greek port city of Patras.
Police bulldozers and around 80 officers took
A new, stricter law on smoking is being introduced in Greece, Europe’s heaviest smoking nation.
Lighting up in hospitals, schools, vehicles and
Greece has joined the growing club of countries with extensive smoking bans.
From today, smoking is banned in indoor public spaces and work areas
NATO and Russia have chosen a nice place, Corfu, for their first Council meeting in nearly a year.
The relationship needs warming up after the
Greece has opened its long-delayed Acropolis Museum – with a message to Britain: it wants the Elgin marbles back. Greece has been waging a campaign
Greece is making last minute preparations to open the gates of the long-awaited Acropolis Museum. Dignitaries from around the world will attend the
The vast and beautiful new Acropolis Museum opens its doors in Athens. The 130 million euro construction, controversial for its modernity in such an
An anti-terrorist policeman has been shot dead by three gunmen as he was guarding a witness in Athens. The man was shot several times at close range
Up 800 illegal immigrants are occupying an old courthouse in central Athens, transforming it into an enormous squat. Living conditions are appalling
An anti-immigration protest has sparked violent scenes in Athens.
Far-right activists clashed with police, attacking a former courthouse where
The Greek and Turkish communities of Cyprus have agreed to press ahead with talks on reuniting the island. Mehmet Ali Talat, the leader of northern
On the back of the success of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” Canadian-American actress, writer and producer Nia Vardalos is back with another comedy
While the G20 tried to put the world economy back on track, the fallout from the recession brought much of Greece to a standstill. Public and