"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
Greece expects boost in tourist numbers
A 61-year-old woman has become the latest casualty of the political turmoil in Venezuela. Xiomara Soledad Escot, 61, was killed when several men on
A compensation court case against Royal Bank of Scotland has been postponed after the lender made a last-minute settlement offer to investors.
In Greece, lawmakers have voted for another round of austerity and cuts, which they hope will encourage Eurozone leaders to release a further bailout funds But the decision is an unpopular…
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An opinion article explaining the background to the current situation in Venezuela with figures.
Thousands of indigenous Warao people, mostly hailing from the Orinoco Delta in eastern Venezuela, have fled to Brazil to seek a new life.
An agreement has been announced, paving the way for emergency funds for Athens in return for more painful reforms.
Venezuela locked in political chaos and spiralling decline
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There were a lot of people who were very skeptical about being in the EU because they thought it was all about politics and not funding projects that actually could help people.
Five years on from the revolution that saw the fall of the Mubarak regime, and Egypt is still on its knees.
Credit Suisse says its 2016 losses were 2.44 billion Swiss francs, it plans to cut up to 6,500 more jobs this year.
Debt-hit Greece is the only country in the EU that has seen its minimum wage fall over the last decade, new figures have revealed.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
By arbitrarily selecting particular businesses to carry out his “commands,” Trump will destroy the core market principles of transparency and fairness.
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The economic divide between European Union nations risks destroying the euro, Pierre Moscovici has warned.
By Joseph E. Stiglitz, Recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 and Professor at Columbia University
NEW YORK – Every
The Italian government has approved a €20 billion bailout fund, as Monti dei Paschi fail to raise desperately needed funds from private investors.