""A big part of the rulers' legitimacy is based on people's fear""
"All the governments need to channel these emotions somehow: they chose food."
Analyst, German Council on Foreign Relations
"The V4 states never acknowledged that for an EU-wide problem, there can be only an EU-wide solution"
" It's worth mentioning that Salbuturol is a good masking agent for other drugs possibly taken."
"If you don't handle the negative side of big data there is always a risk of a backlash"
EU Competition Commissioner
"Thanks for the congrats, everyone! Much love to my #InsecureHBO family & congrats to the other nominees! #GoldenGlobes"
Star of TV's "Insecure"
China hopes to turn the US election upset to its advantage by seeking support for a Beijing-led Asia-Pacific free trade deal to replace TPP.
After Trump's election victory Mexico says the North American Free Trade Agreement can be discussed by not renegotiated.
President Obama's moves to normalise relations with Cuba are bearing little fruit, with both sides blaming the other.
Ahead of Justin Trudeau's arrival, anti-CETA demonstrators managed to push their way into a restricted area of the European Council.
Canada and Europe are set to sign their long-delayed free trade deal later today at a summit in Brussels.
It had been blocked by Belgium's regional parliament in Wallonia, effectively meaning it could not be signed by the national government, nor by the EU as a whole.
After weeks of deadlock, the EU and Canada say they will sign a landmark trade deal on Sunday.
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The signing ceremony for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA had been called off after the French-speaking region of Wallonia vetoed the deal.
He was supposed to be in Europe on Thursday for the signing of a landmark free trade deal with the EU.
Brussels still believes a landmark trade deal between the EU and Canada - blocked by Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region - can succeed.
How has the tiny Belgian region brought a landmark global trade deal to the brink of collapse?
An EU-Canada free trade deal has been left hanging in the balance after talks between Canada and the regional government in Wallonia broke down.
Paul Magnette leads the regional government in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, where the parliament has refused to provide its backing for the federal government’s move to approve the
The EU is stepping up the pressure on Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia after its government refused to back a free trade deal with Canada.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Hopes and fears over CETA, May continues her European tour but there is trouble back home and a worldwide protest about Ukraine makes its mark in Europe.
The region of southern Belgium could block the accord, which requires unanimous support from member states before it can be written into EU law.
Germany's highest court rejects an emergency appeal to block the EU-Canada trade deal.
Germany’s Constitutional Court gave the green light on Thursday for the government to approve an ambitious trade accord between the European Union and Canada under certain conditions, boosting its cha