"Here, only one doctor was provided ... for a population of 116,000 people."
"They think young people are stupid. We all have ways to get alcohol."
"Terror doesn’t form by itself. Terror and terrorists have gardeners"
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
"It's almost unthinkable to try to explain to a fanatic that you met a girl, fell in love and prefer to go with her to the cinema instead of participating in another fight."
Former far-right group member
"Since we have a banking union, there needs to be a European solution."
European Economic Commissioner
"Viktor Orbán is not the only populist politician on the continent with burning ambitions and politics that belong in a dark and distant past."
Gauri van Gulik
Europe Director, Amnesty International
""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."
Bruno Le Roux denies he has done anything wrong but says he does not want the scandal to affect the government's work.
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.