""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"
"Nationalism, the oldest and worst European disease. How can it possibly creep back into our present tense?"
The Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities has been bestowed on the Spanish philosopher Emilio Lledo. The prize honours a
A 400-year-old botany book contains what could be the only known portrait of William Shakespeare made in his own life time. 'Authentic image of
British crime writer Ruth Rendell has died at the age of 85. She was perhaps best known for the Detective Chief Inspector Wexford series of books
Europe’s babel-like patchwork of languages has, on the face of it, made communication and understanding a constant issue. To deal with it the EU has
In this bonus interview we chat to David Konečný, photographer for Czech publishing house Vetrne Mlyny. Find out more about a project to boost the
Eduardo Galeano, an anti-capitalist, leading voice of the Latin American left, has died in Montevideo, aged 74. Perhaps best known for his 1971 book
Controversial German author Günter Grass has died at the age of 87. His publisher said he passed away at a clinic in Leubeck in northern Germany on
German novelist and Nobel Prize winner Guenter Grass has died, aged 87. He was best known for works such as “The Tin Drum.” Grass was born in the
Sweden is mourning the death of one of its most famous literary figures, the Nobel Prize-winning poet Tomas Transtromer. Members of the Nobel academy
An major explosion in New York’s East Village has injured around 20 people and caused the collapse of two apartment buildings. At least four of the
It is set to become a shrine for literary pilgrims worldwide. For underneath a 17th century convent in Madrid, investigators believe they have found
Chilean writer Luis Sepulveda has been taken to a hospital in Italy’s north-eastern city of Pordenone, where he was taking part in a festival. On
British writer Terry Pratchett has died aged 66, his publishers have announced. They released a statement on social media saying: “It is with
Terry Pratchett, the British author of the popular “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, has died of a form of Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 66
Thousands gathered in Istanbul on Monday to say a final farewell to Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey’s best-known writers. The works of the 91-year-old
Yasar Kemal, one of Turkey’s best-known writers, has died at the age of 92. He passed away in hospital in Istanbul following respiratory and organ
He’s best known for inventing literature’s most famous spy. But 50 years ago, James Bond creator Ian Fleming also wrote a bedtime story for his son
The joys and benefits of reading have been apparent down through the ages, but in the internet age some fear literature is losing its allure
Excavations in the crypt of a Madrid church to recover the remains of celebrated author Miguel de Cervantes have uncovered bone fragments and coffin
Valerie Trierweiler, the former partner of the French president will see her kiss-and-tell book transferred to the big screen. The film rights to