""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"
Russian politicians have been quick to defend Mike Flynn, Donald Trump's national security advisor, who has resigned. They claim he has been forced out by those seeking to ruin better US-Russian relat
Japanese household name Toshiba is in crisis after huge losses and the possible sell-off of its nuclear division, threatening a new nuclear plant project in the UK.
Romanian justice minister resigns over corruption decree and public outrage
*NB: an updated version of Thursday’s events in Romania is available here.
Dutch justice minister quits over cash deal with drugs trafficker
Martin McGuinness former IRA leader quits politics
Last minute diplomatic efforts by Mauritania to persuade Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh to step down appear to have failed.
Northern Ireland’s deputy first minister Martin McGuinness has resigned from office in protest over his power-sharing partner’s handling of a botched energy…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s political capital.
Brussels is still reeling from the British ambassador’s to the EU’s shock resignation on Tuesday.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
New Year's Eve did not prevent thousands of people to rally in Seoul against Park Geun-hye, demanding the president's resignation over a corruption scandal.
Talks begin in Italy on Thursday to try to end the country’s political crisis.
As promised, Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has formally tendered his resignation to the president.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has officially tendering his resignation, stepping down after losing a referendum on Sunday.
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has agreed to stay in office for a few more days after talks at the presidential palace.
America’s top spy, the US’ Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, has resigned.
Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic has resigned after twenty five years in power.
Britain’s UK Independence party or UKIP has lost its new leader after only 18 days.
The embattled leader of Spain’s opposition Socialists resigned on Saturday, clearing the way for a possible end to nine months of political deadlock in the…