"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"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
Apple's annual earnings have dropped for the first time in 15 years as it posted a third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales.
British airline easyJet's shares slumped over five percent on Thursday after it warned of a more than 25 percent fall in profit this year.
A Russian company is selling a children’s bed shaped like a Buk missile launcher.
HSBC.,Europe's biggest bank, just reported a 29 percent drop in pretax profits for the first half of 2016 and will buy back $2.5 billion worth of shares.
Samsung has reported better than expected quarterly profit but warned earnings from phones will weaken in the rest of the year.
Volkswagen has suffered a 12 percent drop in quarterly profit at its main passenger car division as it tries to overcome the toxic emissions rigging scandal.
Despite the popularity of Pokemon GO Nintendo has announced an operating loss for the period from April to June.
Air France-KLM is downbeat about profits this year amid terrorist attacks in Europe and Brexit uncertainty.
Rosneft's quarterly net profit fell by 75 percent as crude oil prices declined, but Russia's top oil producer also blamed heavy investment in the period.
French carmaker, Peugeot Citroen, has unveiled its plans to return to consistent sales growth. In what chief executive Carlos Tavares described as a
Eurostar's profits dropped last year. It has blamed the Paris terrorist attacks, disruptions from migrants getting on to French train tracks and the stronger value of the pound.
Air France-KLM's shares took off on Thursday after the Franco-Dutch airline said it had returned to profit last year helped by lower fuel bills and increased numbers of passengers.
Strong sales of new models pushed French carmaker Renault's profit up by nearly 50 percent in 2015, but it slashed the value of its stake in Russia's AvtoVAZ as sales there slumped.
Toyota has raised its net profit forecast for the current business year thanks to increased production efficiencies in its Chinese operations and improved sales in North America.
Social media giant Facebook has bucked the trend of underwhelming tech results of Apple and eBay and more than doubled its profits in Q4.
Indications the tech industry could be in for a tough year. That’s one interpretation behind Samsung’s fourth quarter profits forecast. The company
The owner of the Zara chain and the world’s biggest fashion retailer, Inditex, has posted a 20 percent rise in profits. The Spanish group says in the
The American gunmaker Smith & Wesson has reported in its latest quarterly statement that profits in the three months to October almost tripled
Thomas Cook has reported its first return to profit in five years, saying it’s positive about the outlook for next year, despite security fears. The
The aerospace group Rolls-Royce has issued its fourth profit warning in just over a year, saying it may cut its dividend due to weaker demand for