""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
state of the union
Right-wing activists from Hungary have held a protest in Brussels.
It was to voice their anger at EU migration policy
And criticism from the
EU sources confirm reports that the UK has offered to meet the bulk of European Union demands over the financial settlement.
EU diplomats are sketching out a transition offer that could let the UK stay in the single market for around two years after it leaves the bloc.
There was no support of Catalan independence from European leaders.
EU Council President Donald Tusk tweeted: “For EU nothing changes. Spain
The head of the European Commission has dismissed claims from Catalan separtists that they are being oppressed by the Spanish government.
"It is in fact up to London how this will end – with a good deal, no deal, or no Brexit," the European Council president said
The German chancellor may be furious after an account described May as desperate over Brexit negotiations.
EU Commission dismisses reports of Britain's PM "begging for help" with Brexit talks as untrue and a smear
The British PM said 'important progress' was made at EU summit, but Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn said it sounded like 'Groundhog Day'
Leaked information said the British PM appeared distraught during a dinner with the European Commission president
Deal or no deal? That's still the question stirring up all things Brexit
EU makes position clear on Catalonia as tensions escalate
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
Report modelling the impact of UK crashing out of EU and reverting to WTO tariffs shows poorest families would be hardest hit
May and Junker end their Brussels dinner agreeing Brexit talks should be stepped up in coming months
He used a boozy analogy to make his case over the UK's EU divorce bill.
The EU Commission president said he doesn't want Catalonia to become independent
An inflationary bubble in Eastern Europe, coupled with the dismantling of border controls, could destabilize the entire EU and create a fresh wave of economic migrants into Central Europe
EU praise for German finance minister ahead of federal elections
EU vice president says Spanish law is the commission's first consideration in the Catalan independence question.