"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
UK unemployment was at 4.6 percent in Q1, the lowest level since 1975, but workers real earnings fell for the first time in two and a half years.
Bad news for consumers as British Inflation hit its highest level in three and a half years in April with prices up by 2.7 percent from a year ago.
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".