"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
Esa-Pekka Salonen has been dividing his time between conducting and composing, two very different worlds.
Moroccan Abderrahman Mechkah confessed to manslaughter but did not admit a terrorist motive
Abderrahman Mechkah, 18, is being investigated for two cases of murder and eight attempted murders, all with terrorist intent
Detectives say Turku stabbings are being treated as murders with terrorist intent
A stabbing attack took place on a market square in the south-western Finnish city of Turku.
Police in Finland say they are "quite certain" they have identified the man who went on a stabbing rampage on Friday.
Several people were stabbed in a main square in the southwestern city. Police say a suspect was arrested after a shootout.
To boost tourism between the EU and China, a promotional event called Charming Beijing was held in Helsinki.
Finland’s Esapekka Lappi took his first world rally championship (WRC) with a win in his home rally on Sunday (July 30) after benefiting from his
One person was killed after a man drove a vehicle into a crowd in Finland, say police.
Others were injured in the incident, which happened in the
The 22nd Wife-Carrying World Championships took place in Finland, where the sport originated, on July 3.
A 'planned attack' on a popular tourist attraction in the Finnish capital was averted after the security service intervened.
The election of hard-line anti-immigrant leaders to the nationalist Finns Party, the country’s second-largest, lead to its fracture with moderate party MPs siding with Prime Minister Juha Sipila.
Finland shows the lead in creating jobs while protecting the environment. We visit an innovative SME that's developped a green alternative to plastic bags.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in neighbouring Finland for talks with his Finnish counterpart, Timo Soini.
Hobby horse enthusiasts from all over Finland gathered in Vantaa on Saturday for annual championships.
European football's governing body UEFA is holding its annual congress in Helsinki
An exhibition has opened in Helsinki by an artist with a difference.
Scotland join Finland in launching scheme to offer everyone a basic monthly income regardless of employment status or salary
When a vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in today’s Europe, fears of a terror attack are inevitable.