"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
Centeno plans to get backing from the International Monetary Fund for the latest euro zone debt relief offer for Greece.
The European Union’s statistics office, Eurostat, has released the first estimate of European GDP growth for 2018, with both the European Union and the Euro Area growing by 0.4 per cent.
Two weeks of financial market volatility has seen the peso hit new lows and the central bank increase interest rates up to 40%
Christine Lagarde warns that rise of populism and protectionism could damage Europe's prosperity.
UK PLC gets poor marks and Brexit is partially to blame says bank.
The World Economic Forum opens with a warning that global economic growth is picking up, but too many people are being left out.
Greek counter terrorism officers have arrested a man in connection with a number of parcel bombs sent to EU officials in March 2017.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she is optimistic about the future of the world economy and believes the long-awaited global recovery is taking place.
The IMF has said that the global upswing in economic activity is strengthening despite issues in US and UK
During a trip to Athens, the French President called for greater financial solidarity between European countries, saying that dealing economic matters in the Eurozone, should be the prerogative of Eurozone members.
Both the US and the UK are to have a slower economic growth than previously predicted according to the International Monetary Fund.
Germany is calling on Western nations to help Africa tackle the poverty and conflict driving migrants into Europe.
Euro zone finance ministers have failed to agree a deal with Greece which is needed to unlock the next instalment of its multi-billion euro bailout.
The International Monetary Fund urges the German government to stop giving balancing the budget a higher priority than investment.
The International Monetary Fund warns of "significant" uncertainty and risks to growth for Asia even as it raises its growth forecast.
An agreement has been announced, paving the way for emergency funds for Athens in return for more painful reforms.
The IMF committee had previously warned protectionism posed a risk to global growth.
The heads of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are upbeat on working successfully with the Trump administration.
The International Monetary Fund has raised its global growth forecast for 2017 but warned protectionist policies could undermine the modest recovery.
The International Monetary Fund's Christine Lagarde says the global economic recovery is gaining momentum but could be cut off by protectionism.