""It's extremely dangerous - European lives are what they are bargaining with here at this point.""Beatrice Finh
Executive Director, ICAN
"No one created the universe and no one directors out fate. This leads me to a profound realisation: there is probably no heaven and afterlife either. I think belief in the afterlife is just wishful thinking."Stephen Hawking
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
"SPD’s vote actually halved, from 20.6% in 2013, to just 9.7%! This marks the party’s worst result in Bavaria since the 1930s, and is the first state parliament now where they have fallen below the symbolic 10% threshold in recent history - a painful exercise for a former Volkspartei (major party)."Leopold Traugott
Policy analyst at the think tank Open Europe
"The overall ineffectiveness of the judicial system is being used as a perfect smokescreen to give impunity for perpetrators in a number of high-level political cases."Srdjan Cvijić
Senior Policy Analyst, Open Society European Policy Institute
"Failing to address violence against women and girls hurts entire communities, not just women, and costs nations millions."Hillary Margolis
Human Rights Watch
"In order for Europe to be a champion of human rights globally, we have to get our own house in order first."Wajid Khan
British Member of the European Parliament representing the Labour Party
"Of course, for Mr. Johnson, this is not really about Brexit at all. It is about him wanting to become Prime Minister."Sam Stopp
Former British Labour Councillor
"The proposed mechanism would make it virtually impossible to impose sanctions on any member of the Council of Europe under any circumstances."Alyona Getmanchuk
Director, New Europe Center
Good Morning Europe
Michel Barnier the EU's Chief Brexit negotiator says he'll offer the UK a unique deal - as French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to throw Britain a lifeline.
The UK Government publishes it's "no-deal" contigency plans today, looking at 70 areas of public life - despite warnings from the IMF that EU growth will decline if "no-deal" is reached.
UK Brexit Secretary says worries of "no-deal" are "hair-raising scare stories". Dominic Raab met with EU Negotiator Michel Barnier, where he played down the risk of a no-deal Brexit.
"Let's face it, no one thinks this is going well!"
Co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice!, Femi Oluwole, explains why he's campaigning for a second vote on the Brexit referendum.
The UK's Government's International Trade Secretary says the chance of the UK leaving the EU with no-deal is now "60-40" likely, and being increased by those in the EU committed to“the purity of the EU’s ideology”.
As the Brexit clock ticks, the EU's warning that without an Irish border solution, there'll be no deal
Irish border "backstop" fix cannot be for whole of UK, EU negotiator says
In a meeting with the EU's Brexit negotiator Nicola Sturgeon says Scotland wants to keep the single market and customs union along with the pound, post-Brexit.
The Eu's chief Brexit negotiator tells the UK to "look at the reality of the EU in the face."
Northern Ireland party leader launches attack on EU Brexit negotiator.
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: The Brexit negotiators strike agreement on transition terms; and Belgian farmers roll into Brussels with
British PM Theresa May has given a landmark address in which she set out the UK's Brexit negotiating position in more detail.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May meets with European Union Council President Donald Tusk at 10 Downing Street in London
In this edition of the Brief from Brussels: The EU publishes its draft Brexit treaty, as it warns London that time is running out to strike a deal
Brussels analyst says EU legal document gives UK "less room to manoeuvre"
Prime Minister Theresa May will lay out her vision for a post-Brexit free trading relationship with the EU on Friday
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator says differing opinions remain over transition period, as clock ticks to strike a deal.
A fractured West is undermining its own security--that's the feeling of many of those attending this year's Munich Conference.
The EU's chief negotiatior, Michel Barnier, says agreement on a transition period after Brexit has been thrown into doubt by the UK's demands and is not a 'given'
Brexit and beef take over in Brussels