"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
Maithreyi Seetharaman, euronews: Key elements like risk sharing.
Guillaume Desjardins, euronews: In the case of a two speed union, that more and more people are talking about, in which speed group can Croatia fit in?
British financial regulators are investigating Barclays Chief Executive Jes Staley and the bank over attempts to identify a whistleblower employee.
Ukraine's Central Bank governor Valeria Gontareva has resigned in a blow to reform plans for its battered corruption-plagued economy.
The head of the European Central Bank has moved to end speculation that the ECB will be raisng interest rates sooner rather than later.
The financial crisis of 2008 led to Barack Obama passing a massive piece of consumer protection legislation governing the banks. Now Donald Trump says the rules are bad for the economy, and he wants t
The ECB launches a new 50 euro banknote today claiming it will be harder to forge, and says evidence suggests Europe's single currency is proving hard for criminals to corrupt.
Bank of England calls for Article 50 stress tests
Oxfam concluded that 20 major European banks make a quarter of their profits, or 25 billion euros in low tax jurisdictions.
Russian interest rates have fallen to 9.5% on the back of better inflation data.
Despite slowing Chinese growth HSBC still sees it as a solid bet and will hire a further 1000 staff this year.
Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101.
Shares of Germany's biggest banks fell sharply in value after it announced details of the sale of new shares needed to increase its capital reserves.
The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months, a move spurred by steady economic growth and strong job gains.
Experienced Asia hand Mark Tucker is to take over as chairman of HSBC at the start of October replacing Douglas Flint.
European Central Bank pledges to keep its aggressive stimulus policy for now but signals less need to prop up eurozone growth and inflation.
The past troubles at Germany's biggest bank mean it is asking investors to buy an additional eight billion euros worth of new shares.
Royal Bank of Scotland - the subject of the world's biggest bank rescue - has announced losses of 6.96 billion pounds (8.2 billion euros) for 2016.
Europe's biggest bank HSBC saw annual pre-tax profit slump 62 percent with hefty writedowns and warned its revenues could fall again this year.
Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.