"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
Virtual currency Bitcoin has soared to a new record high, more than doubling in value since the beginning of October.
Confidence about the outlook for the global economy and the euro zone has apparently helped investors brush off worries about the risk of new elections.
The value of Bitcoin has increased more than tenfold over the past year
Markets show hope for resolve in Spain over Catalan independence
The euro slipped against its major peers early on Monday as markets digested the German election result.
Traders appeared concerned over the
Maybe it's time to schedule that shopping trip to New York: the single currency has hit its strongest level against the dollar in over two years.
Greece has returned to the bond markets selling debt to private investors for the first time in three years.
The sale of around 3 billion euros of
Sterling dropped as much as 2.5 percent as the UK election results came through, while the FTSE share index opened higher.
The pound recorded
Shares in the company Amazon have gone past the 1,000 dollar mark for the first time.
It is a major new milestone for the online seller, which has
Brazil's Bovespa index fell 10 percent on a report President Michel Temer condoned an attempt to silence a potential witness in a corruption probe.
Worries about political turmoil in the United States led investors to sell shares on Wednesday. The dollar also lost value against other currencies.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to pump less through until March 2018 to further cut the huge amount of oil in storage around the world.
After a brief bounce, European indices mostly dipped into the red as investors shifted their focus from politics to monetary policy.
Oil prices have been on a roller coaster ride from oversupply worries, strong opinion poll numbers for French centrist Macron boosted share prices.
Twitter - the social media platform beloved by US president Donald Trump - saw its shares surgeafter it added a lot more users that had been expected.
Europe's stock markets made moderate gains on Tuesday with as investors shifted their focus from politics to business fundamentals.
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
France's CAC40 underperformed other European indexes on Friday with investors cautious ahead of the first round of the presidential election.
United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.
Investors in Europe were edgy on Friday following the US air strikes in Syria, but stocks erased most of their initial losses after US officials called the attack a one-off event that would not lead t