"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
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There was a sigh of relief across financial markets after the UK and the EU agreed to start talks on post-Brexit trade and a transition period.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has soared to a new record high, more than doubling in value since the beginning of October.
Confidence about the outlook for the global economy and the euro zone has apparently helped investors brush off worries about the risk of new elections.
The value of Bitcoin has increased more than tenfold over the past year
Markets show hope for resolve in Spain over Catalan independence
The euro slipped against its major peers early on Monday as markets digested the German election result.
Traders appeared concerned over the
Maybe it's time to schedule that shopping trip to New York: the single currency has hit its strongest level against the dollar in over two years.
Greece has returned to the bond markets selling debt to private investors for the first time in three years.
The sale of around 3 billion euros of
Sterling dropped as much as 2.5 percent as the UK election results came through, while the FTSE share index opened higher.
The pound recorded
Shares in the company Amazon have gone past the 1,000 dollar mark for the first time.
It is a major new milestone for the online seller, which has
Brazil's Bovespa index fell 10 percent on a report President Michel Temer condoned an attempt to silence a potential witness in a corruption probe.
Worries about political turmoil in the United States led investors to sell shares on Wednesday. The dollar also lost value against other currencies.
Saudi Arabia and Russia have agreed to pump less through until March 2018 to further cut the huge amount of oil in storage around the world.
After a brief bounce, European indices mostly dipped into the red as investors shifted their focus from politics to monetary policy.
Oil prices have been on a roller coaster ride from oversupply worries, strong opinion poll numbers for French centrist Macron boosted share prices.
Twitter - the social media platform beloved by US president Donald Trump - saw its shares surgeafter it added a lot more users that had been expected.
Europe's stock markets made moderate gains on Tuesday with as investors shifted their focus from politics to business fundamentals.
There were no surprises from the first round of the French election which meant a relief rally for the European stock markets and beyond.
France's CAC40 underperformed other European indexes on Friday with investors cautious ahead of the first round of the presidential election.
United Airlines may lose hundreds of millions of euros as the airline faces continued backlash after dragging a passenger from an overbooked flight.