"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
Import-dependent Egypt has been hit by soaring inflation since it floated its currency last November as part of reform to get an IMF loan.
The eurozone economy started the year with robust growth, setting the stage for a strong 2017 according to the European statistics agency Eurostat.
British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.
British workers' pay growth is barely keeping up with inflation as UK households feel the squeeze from rising prices.
Inflation in Britain was unchanged last month, but was still up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales dipped in March
February was a good month for fashion as Europeans bought clothers by the bundle boosting the overall retail sales figures beyond expectations.
Falling Food and oil prices keep eurozone inflation down
British inflation shot past the Bank of England's 2.0 percent target last month, presenting the central bank with a dilemma over interest rates.
The UK unemployment rate has fallen again, but a record number are on zero-hours contracts, and wage growth was weak even as inflation jumped.
For the first time in almost a decade, all of Europe’s economies are set to grow.
Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: The countries that are part of the Euro Area – I think that definitely the European Central Bank should keep on providing the stimulu
Lucrezia Reichlin, Professor of Economics, London Business School: Well I think if we look at the US, the uncertainty is obviously the Trump factor.
Anne-Sophie Panseri, CEO, Maviflex: I’ll be optimistic because the development of my company is involved, and it is a major issue for us, but I think that Europe needs to rethink its…
Federal Reserve policymakers have started a two-day meeting which is almost certain to produce an increase in the cost of borrowing in the US.
Eurozone inflation surged to its highest in four years in February which will put the European Central Bank under pressure to scale back stimulus.
Spanish inflation hit 3 percent in February compared to the same month in 2016. The government said that was temporary and energy costs will decline.
Eurozone economic growth in the final three months of last year was not as good as initially thought - 0.4% rather than the initial 0.5% estimate.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has called the US administration's idea of relaxing bank rules "very worrisome".
There was a strong start to 2017 for factory activity in the eurozone as surveys showed it increased at the fastest rate in nearly six years.
Inflation in Britain rose strongly in December as the Brexit vote caused the pound to weaken pushing up the cost of imported raw materials.