"It began to feel as if one part of our school’s population was auto-segregating, building a wall between itself and the rest of society."
Director of Belgian schools group
"Whereas oil leaves the country, revenue from tourism doesn't. Money spent here stays here and can be reinvested, so resources linked to tourism stay in Angola and help develop the economy."
Amélia Carlos Cazalma
Tourism Development Expert
"Small differences need to be eliminated, which is why we take these measurements"
Meteorologist at European Commission's Joint Research Centre
"The peace process will totally be undone. It is a nightmare"
Northern Irish resident
"I only fly at 20-30% of my capabilities."
"I feel very insecure of what's going to happen in the future. I want to know more so I can plan. Because at the moment, I cannot plan anything in my life."
"I do miss floating"
"We will ask investors for their part to make a return by creating local jobs"
Amadou Gon Coulibaly
Ivory Coast's Prime Minister
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questions for europe
Childhood obesity is behind a rising number of health problems in Europe.
Currently at least 22 million young Europeans are overweight and five
‘Eat it, Drink it, Move it’ is the latest EU anti-obesity campaign slogan. What’s new in this health initiative for youngsters?
How soon will fresh fruit and vegetables troop into schools?