"Don't underestimate European economies, European societies"
German Finance Minister
"Now the really exciting bit, we're passing between the atmosphere and the ring system of Saturn"
Head of Planetary Science, Mullard Space Science Laboratory
"When the first observations became available, then it really changed everything."
Professor of Astrophysics, University College London
"We will stand together in spite of oppression, terrorism"
"It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest"
Witness at Manchester concert blast
"Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process"
Former CIA Director
"The siege has stopped all forms of life in Gaza"
Mohamad Al Saiqaly
Student at Al Azhar University
"One of the main victories that Daech has reaped is to have strongly influenced the Brexit vote"
Terrorism researcher, Ecole Royale Militaire, Brussels
The English Premier League granted New England Sports Ventures (NESV) approval to continue their proposed takeover of Liverpool on Friday.
Robert Redford has come a long, long way since the days he slept rough on the French Riviera, as a young man struggling to make it as a
Astana has become the capital of the energy industry, gathering together the most influential players in the oil-gas-uranium-solar market of Central
In 1945, the World War II allied leaders met at Livadia Palace in Yalta, to establish a new world order.
For the last seven years, the same Crimean
Charlie McCreevy, the former Internal Market Commissioner has left his new job at UK investment bank NBNK amid accusations of a conflict of
The European Commission is considering the introduction of a 0.1% margin of tolerance when it comes to GMOs in imported animal feed.
As Japan said it would continue to intervene to push down the value of the yen, if necessary, currency tensions overshadowed the gathering of finance
The fight for democracy has been a life long struggle for Liu Xiaobo.
The former literature professor is a veteran dissident who’s been a constant
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been won by the chinese dissident and democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobao.
A protestor in Tianamen Square in 1989
The catastrophic effects of the toxic spill in the Danube’s tributaries have not been carried downstream to the great river itself, easing many
Arab countries are giving Washington a month to break the deadlock in the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, stalled after Israel resumed settlement
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
China has always opposed him winning the award.
To find out more
This edition of Learning World focuses on technology, and some of the ways the internet is bringing about a rethink of education.
We speak to an
Instead of bearing gifts for Vladimir Putin’s birthday, some young Russians have chosen to bare their flesh.
It features scantily-clad female
The Taliban in Afghanistan are receiving money from the US government because recruitment of private security personnel is not being vetted
Trying to take on the Toyota Prius, Honda has unveiled a hybrid version of its popular Fit car – known as the Honda Jazz in Europe.
The car will
The number of people in work in the United States unexpectedly fell in September by 95,000, the fourth straight month of decline.
Sanofi-Aventis has strongly denied it has ever offered a higher price for the US biotech firm Genzyme.
Genzyme has said the chief executive of the
Four refineries in southern France could close from this weekend after workers at a key oil port voted to continue their strike for a 12th day
Rescue ships have saved a chemical tanker adrift France’s Atlantic coast after it collided with a freighter, forcing its crew to abandon ship.
It was a case of life imitating art for Katherine Heigl in her latest film Life As We Know It. She plays Holly, who’s life is turned upside down when
It is a year of anniversaries for John Lennon fans. He would have been 70 this month and December 8 is the 30th anniversary of his death.
Kyrgyzstan goes to the polls this Sunday in an election that will create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy.
An interim government has
There has been angry reactions in China to the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo.
Police have been stationed outside his wife’s home
A Russian spacecraft carrying two cosmonauts and a US astronaut to the International Space Station lifted off from Russia’s launch site in Kazakhstan.
The cabin crew of Cebu Pacific Air wore their dancing shoes in flight, for a performance of their “Safety Dance” The airline is preparing to launch
Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) were out in force at the UN Summit in New York. While the world’s leaders discussed the Millenium Development
Another urgent call-out for Captain Ronald Hodge. Another day where he can make a difference.
His work for ECHO, the European Union’s humanitarian
Rescue teams in Chile are making their final preparations to reach the 33 trapped miners.
The drill being used to cut their escape tunnel is now
The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize has gone to the Chinese political dissident and human rights campaigner Liu Xiabao.
The 55-year-old was among the