"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
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This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of all the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
MEPs may have backed the EU-Canada free trade deal, but national and regional parliaments across the bloc will also get a say.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Hundreds of anti-free trade protesters took to the streets of Strasbourg on Wednesday as MEPs voted to back an EU-Canada free trade deal.
EU approves CETA trade deal with Canada
Demonstrators from Greenpeace protest in Strasbourg at the signing of CETA, EU’s free trade deal with Canada
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the day’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
MEPs are set to vote on whether to ratify a free trade pact, known as CETA, between the European Union and Canada.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from the city.
The Belgian region of Wallonia garnered international attention last year.
On President Trump's protectionist rhetoric Canada's PM Justin Trudeau says he'll emphasise the strong trade ties between the two countries.
Efforts are underway to salvage the TPP trade pact after the US pulled out and some are envisaging Beijing as a new partner.
In a move seen as distancing America from its Asian allies, Donald Trump has formally withdrawn the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership on…
President Donald Trump has fulfilled a key campaign pledge by withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Global growth and development have been predicted to be one of the casualties of a Trump presidency hostile to free trade.
World leaders have reacted to Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day as President.
Laying out his intentions - Donald Trump lists six executive actions he will take on day one of becoming president
Japan's economic growth was stronger than expected in Q3 but the election of Donald Trump is casting uncertainty over its export prospects.
After Trump's election victory Mexico says the North American Free Trade Agreement can be discussed by not renegotiated.