"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
"I don't see how Trump could achieve the kind of autocratic takeover Orbán achieved in Hungary so long as democracy remains vibrant - and the opposition continues to control government - in many powerful states in the Union (such as California and New York)."R. Daniel Kelemen
Professor of Political Science and Law, and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics, Rutgers University, USA
"A rational and seemingly well-intentioned readiness towards dialogue with the Kremlin resulted in irrationally demeaning us all."Danylo Lubkivsky
Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine
The former co-president of Europe’s aerospace champion EADS, Noel Forgeard, has been remanded in custody as French financial police investigate
Deutsche Post, owners of the DHL parcel delivery service, has signed a deal for the American market with rivals and world number one UPS.
In a much-forecast move Indonesia has left the oil cartel OPEC. A member since 1962wo, it has been considering leaving for the last three years.
New protests have been breaking out across Europe against the painful rise in fuel prices. A court ordered French fishermen encamped around one oil
As football’s Euro 2008 tournament draws near, The Dom Museum in Vienna is exploring why certain soccer events engender something which transcends
Scientists in Australia have transplanted genes from the extinct Tasmanian Tiger into a mouse, and watched them function.
It’s the first time ever
The biggest thing to come out of Castle Donington in Britain’s East Midlands since the demise of “The Monsters of Rock” festival have released their
The world’s smallest manned helicopter has taken to the skies in the place where the concept of vertical flight is purported to have been born.
Ehud Olmert’s leadership of Israel has been dealt a potentially fatal blow by his main coalition partner. Defence Minister Ehud Barak has called on
World governments are facing a call to recommit themselves to fighting human rights abuses.
In its latest report, Amnesty International says 60
Fouad Siniora is set to continue as Lebanese Prime Minister after an agreement among his allies in parliament.
It is the latest step in a
The key witness in a corruption probe threatening the future of Israel’s Prime Minister has testified that he gave Ehud Olmert envelopes containing
A verdict is expected today in the trial of French serial killer Michel Fourniret and his wife Monique Olivier. Prosecutors are seeking life in
Mass evacuations are underway in the regions of China already devastated by the huge earthquake two weeks ago. Tent camps have been set up in Sichuan
In many coastal areas of France, fishermen are continuing their protests against spiralling fuel costs. They have been blocking roads and handing out