"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
"Every trivialisation strengthens the far right, as experience shows."Caro Keller
Anti-fascist collective NSU Watch
"“You ask me when and why I decided to leave, but, in fact, I did not have any choice.""Somali man, age 24
Mercy Corps study interviewee
"Viktor Orbán is leading Hungary away from the rule of law, from our fundamental rights, from EU solidarity, from the EU project. He is using public funds to wage a massive propaganda campaign against the European Union, against free movement and against the rule of law."Viviane Reding
Former Vice-President of the European Commision, responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
Tens of thousands of demonstrators are maintaining a stubborn presence in Kyiv’s Independence Square as the EU says it is halting work on a landmark
Russia’s four-month torch relay was hit by tragedy on Monday when a 73-year-old torchbearer died of a heart attack moments after carrying the Olympic
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have sacked coach Andre Villas Boas.
His dismissal comes a day after Spurs were dealt their worst
The EU and Russia remain divided over Ukraine, despite efforts by foreign ministers to smooth over the cracks at a Brussels meeting described by
Iran has said it will continue talks with world powers on its disputed nuclear programme, despite a US move to blacklist Iranian companies for
Students clashed with police in Milan during a protest against government cuts in education spending.
The clashes happened outside the Lombardy
Re-elected with 62 percent of Sunday’s vote, Michelle Bachelet is back as Chilean president after a break of four years. She owes her victory to her
Russia has placed nuclear Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, which borders Poland and Lithuania, according to reports in Russia’s Izvestia
There was some economic good news for eurozone companies and politicians on Monday as the latest business surveys revealed elements of a recovery –
The Champions League has been whittled down to 16 teams and on Monday Europe’s elite found out who they will battle it out with in order to reach the
Twenty people have been arrested across France over a food scam which allegedly saw horse meat that had been used in animal experiments being sold
Harvard University evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after warning students of
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is due to be sworn in for third term on Tuesday after successfully hashing out a coalition agreement with the
It looks like Beyoncé‘s bold move has paid off – the singer’s new album sold nearly half a million copies a little more than a day after its
Harvard University on Monday evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after warning students of
Described as one of the most charismatic, unpredictable and eccentric players of his generation, Peter O’Toole has died at the age of 81.
With the awards season looming, the bets are on as to which movie will pick up the most trophies at the Golden Globes.
Leading the pack is ’12
China’s space agency has released the first pictures of the landing on the moon of the lunar probe Chang’e 3 and its rover, Jade Rabbit.
The European Left Party at its congress in Madrid has chosen the Greek Leader of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, as its official candidate for the Presidency
In a country where the school drop-out rate is around twice the European average, Generation Y met those swimming against the tide. We went to
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has announced a night time curfew and said an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to his sacked former deputy Riek
Resident of Aleppo, Syria are picking through the rubble of their destroyed neighbourhood after a weekend of bombings reportedly left dozens dead
Carrefour is teaming up with a group of institutional investors to buy 127 of the shopping centres in which it runs stores.
The small and
Monday’s most fashionable stock on the Milan market was Moncler.
Its shares jumped more than 40 percent on their first day of trading.
Around 2,000 people protested in Bucharest, Romania on Sunday night against a draft bill that, if signed into law, would exempt MPs from being
400,000-year old bones discovered at an archaeological site in northern Spain could revolutionise the way we think about evolution.
Before the fall of apartheid December 16 was a Boer anniversary of a military victory over the Zulus.
Now it is South Africa’s Reconciliation Day
Reigning European champions Bayern Munich face a second round clash with English Premier League leaders Arsenal in the pick of the eight matches in
Joan Fontaine, one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the 1940s and 50s, has died in her sleep in Carmel, California. She was 96.
She became a star