"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"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
Brazil's samba schools gear up for the carnival competition to see who will be crowned 2018 champions.
The carnival takes investment, hard work and dedication, as artists seek recognition for their elaborate creations.
From Venice to Copacabana Beach, the world is celebrating winter carnival.
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Monkeys, Theresa May in China, elections in Finland and the Czech Republic, Italy asks the EU to reconsider the new EMA base in Amsterdam and it is
The French city of Nice is gearing up for the year's biggest party, and the carnival will poke fun at some prize international figures.
It's carnival time in Cologne in Germany for what locals call the "foolish" or "crazy" season
Inspired by an officer at London's Notting Hill Carnival, here's our list of the best dancing policemen.
Tens of thousands of revellers took to the streets of Berlin on Sunday for the city’s annual Carnival of Culture.
While many defied the pouring
At least 15 adults and three children between the ages of two and 14 were injured when a bonfire exploded at a carnival in Villepinte, north-east of Paris.
Carnival-like parades have taken place in Israel and the West Bank for the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Thousands of spectators packed into Sydney’s city centre on Saturday 4th March 2017 for the annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.
Every year during the carnival season, peace in the small Hungarian town Mohács is disturbed by the Busójárás, a local tradition dating back to the 18th century.
Children in Rio de Janeiro took part in the junior Carnival parade competition on Tuesday.
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At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade.
It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri
Revellers in Germany’s carnival strongholds of Cologne and Mainz celebrate Rose Monday, the highlight of the so- called fifth season.
Angela Merkel, Brexit and President Trump have been the butt of people’s jokes on the penultimate day of Germany’s carnival season.
Segolène Royal, the French environment minister, participated in traditional ‘herring throwning’, the main event at Dunkirk Carnival in northern France.
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.