"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
Music legend Gregg Allman, of the Allman Brothers Band, a top act in the 1970s, has died aged 69.
The news was announced by his official
Naomi Campbell and a host of other celebrities took to the catwalk for the ‘Fashion for Relief’ charity event in aid of Save the Children.
Actresses Uma Thurman, Susan Sarandon and Vanessa Redgrave worked the red carpet in Cannes on Thursday (May 18).
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A former business manager for Alanis Morissette who stole over seven million dollars (6.
The US Federal Trade Commission warns celebrities and influencers over Instagram posts that don't reveal they have been paid to promote products.
Actors including Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo and intellectual Noam Chomsky have launched a petition urging “progressive” French voters to rally "behind the Left candidate with the most support in th
US cable news host Bill O’Reilly, one of Fox News’ biggest television personalities, has been dropped by the news channel’s parent company,
Britain’s Prince William and popstar Lady Gaga have joined forces to promote the importance of being open about mental health issues.
Opioid painkillers were found in the late pop star Prince’s home after his sudden death last year, unsealed court documents have revealed.
World-renowned German cinematographer, Michael Ballhaus, has died at the age of 81.
The service for the mother and daughter actress duo featured home videos, photos and a recital by the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
Harrison Ford tells an air traffic controller "I'm the schmuck who landed on the taxiway," after a controversial landing
As US President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have sunk to an all-time low, his family members are creating their own headlines these days that are anything but helpful to the…
Chuck Berry dies aged 90
Neil Fingleton, an actor, former professional basketball player and title-holder of ‘UK’s tallest man’ has died, reportedly of heart failure, at age 36.
It was “See now, buy now” from Burberry at London Fashion Week.
Star Wars actor Harrison Ford came close to a serious accident on Monday, when his private plane landed on a taxiway, not a runway, at John Wayne Airport in California.
Adele: Winning amid controversy Adele starred in the 59th annual music awards show, picking up 5 wins, including Album of the Year and Song of the Year.
86-year old cleared of new charges, still imprisoned on earlier convictions