"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
A technical problem that forced flight restrictions in the UK has now been fixed and traffic control systems are returning to normal
London is all shook up with the opening of a new exhibition dedicated to the King of Rock and Roll. Housed at the O2 Arena, the collection numbering
Eighties power ballad songstress Bonnie Tyler is to play her first solo London show in 25 years. The Welsh singer shot to global fame with classics
At least four people have died in Greece since Saturday as heavy rain battered the north-eastern part of the country.
Several regions have declared a state of emergency as the downpours showed no sig
Formula One’s McLaren team have announced that next year’s drivers will be Spain’s double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain’s Jenson Button
It is being described as a weather bomb that took many by surprise. Transport was disrupted and thousands of homes had their power cut off in a storm
New Scotland Yard has been sold to investors in Abu Dhabi for more than 400 million euros. The group said they would redevelop the old headquarters
More than seven years after British girl Madeleine McCann vanished at a holiday resort in Portugal, police there are questioning eleven people seen
It’s not certain what comes first here: diplomacy or politics. The 2,500-year-old sculpture of the river god Illissos is on a pedestal in St
The Great Christmas Pudding Race is a unique charity event held annually each December in the heart of London. Teams of six friends or colleagues
A young German man has been sentenced to three years and nine months in prison for having joined the self-proclaimed Islamic State organisation in
Despite efforts to improve the quantity and quality of education, the problem of students dropping out of school is still a major concern in many
Britain and the US have renewed pledges to support Afghanistan after foreign combat troops withdraw from the country. Both Western nations
The name of the next 007 movie is a clear reference to the global criminal organisation that Bond has battled in the past.
Global music superstars Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande took an unusual back seat as Victoria’s Secret Angels wowed London on Tuesday (December 2) at
Double Olympic champion Sebastien Coe has unveiled his manifesto behind his campaign to become president of World Athletics. As well as pledging an
The 500-year-old bones of Richard III’s skeleton, recently identified thanks to his DNA, have unearthed another mystery.
DNA markers found in
The English football association has given Mario Balotelli until Friday to explain himself following a post he made on social media which appeared to
There was mayhem as US import Black Friday hit Britain.
Best Vine so far of #BlackFriday #BlackFridayUK https://t.co/GRiXgFlWrY— Jim Edwards
The British prime minister’s plans to limit welfare payments to migrants from other EU countries have had a mixed reaction.
Poland, which has