"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 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
""As politicians... our values are much more connected to the ethics of responsibility than to free opinions and feeling""Piotr Glinski
Polish Deputy PM and Minister of Culture
""We are convinced by the geography that it is necessary that we join efforts.""Raul Sanguenza
Spanish energy firm Repsol's shares jumped after it announced it has found a field with enough crude to supply all of needs of Spain for four years.
The Berlin Film Festival is like to be the most political of the big festivals.
Nervous investors sold shares on Monday because of uncertainty about the effects of the immigration curbs introduced by the new US president.
ECB fears for the euro zone
News that Hillary Clinton won't face criminal charges over her email server scandal helped push up share prices and the value of the dollar on Monday.
Opinion polls showing Donald Trump's numbers improving have hit share prices around the world as well as the value of the dollar.
Deutsche Bank has failed to secure a speedy deal with the US Department of Justice over the misselling of mortgage-backed securities.
Wall Street got a boost on Wednesday from financial stocks and higher oil prices, while the pound hit a three-decade low against the dollar.
Deutsche Bank shares continued their gyrations - down nearly nine percent at one stage on Friday on fears about its stability.
The pound has slumped further in reaction to the UK's vote to leave the European Union, at one stage slipping below $1.28 in trading in Asia. The euro is also weak.
The bounce back continues for Europe's stock markets. Britain's FTSE 100 index had recovered all of its post-Brexit losses by the end of trading on Wednesday.
Share prices in London and around Europe bounced back after the hammering they have taken since Friday.
The Brexit effect is still being felt across world markets….
So much for the British finance minister’s calming words.
U.S. stocks have fallen sharply, with the Dow Jones industrial average dropping as much as 538 points, as Britain's vote to quit the European Union sent a shock wave through global financial markets.
The pound hit a high for 2016 as global stocks rallied and the markets followed the bookies and backed Britain to remain in the EU.
European markets opened slightly higher as Britain goes to the polls to vote on whether to leave or stay in the European Union.
As last few hours tick down before Britain's EU referendum the directors of 51 FTSE 100 companies have signed a letter in support of Britain remaining in the European Union.
The pound has bounced back against the dollar after recent polls from the UK suggest that the campaign to remain in the EU is on a roll.
Brent crude oil is up five percent, at more than 41 dollars a barrel. The surge is raising hopes that top producers will will agree to freeze