""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Ariel Castro has been imprisoned for life without parole plus 1,000 years. The 53-year-old abducted, imprisoned and tortured three women.
Italy’s highest court has upheld Silvio Berlusconi’s jail sentence for tax fraud but has referred his five-year ban from public office back to an
Greece may be trapped in recession and on a drip feed of international aid, but eating out just got cheaper.
The VAT sales tax on restaurant
Gathering 600 musicians on stage at the same time, it’s understandable why Mahler’s Eighth symphony is also known as the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’
More excerpts from our interview with maestro Gustavo Dudamel.
A busy trading room is the very heart of the Luxembourg based headquarters of the European Stability Mechanism, one of the newest organisations on
There was no interest rate change from the European Central Bank at the policymakers’ July meeting. It stayed at a record low 0.5 percent.
Concrete barriers and sandbags ring Rabeea Al Adawya square, which the pro Mursi supporters hope will at least impede the progress of the security
Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut on a baseball diamond on Wednesday.
Followed by the media masses the Real Madrid star and Portugal International
Draw a drum kit on a wall, play it and become a star – that is what Thai musician Note did. It has so far racked up multiple hits on the
In the film ‘The To Do List’ Brandy Klarke is not your average female protagonist. She is also on a special journey.
Feeling pressured to become
After just three months in the hospital, the first Polish full face transplantee was finally able to return home.
Thirty-three year old Grezgorz
Brazil forward Neymar said he was living a dream after moving to Barcelona this summer.
The 21-year old made his competitive debut for his new club
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have reached an agreement with Valencia to buy striker Roberto Soldado.
Spurs will pay the players
Sales of cars in France rose by 0.9 percent in July.
It was the first increase in nearly two years, and perhaps a sign demand may finally be
Kick-Ass, Hit Girl and friends are back on the big screen for the follow-up to 2010’s global hit.
The leading man Aaron Taylor-Johnson, was at
The German brand Hugo Boss has launched an exhibition in London called ‘Red Never Follows’.
The interactive exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery
Beaches on a well-known Thai holiday island have been blackened by an oil spill bringing fears for the impact on the tourist and fishing
Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai has announced a higher than expected first-quarter operating profit.
Earnings were boosted by strong demand for
Italy’s supreme court, the Court of Cassation, is expected to rule today in the conviction of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax
Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking intelligence secrets, has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and has left Moscow
There was no interest rate change from the European Central Bank – it stays at a record low 0.5 percent – as signs of a tentative eurozone recovery
There were no surprises from the Bank of England as it has held its second policy meeting under new governor, Mark Carney.
The UK benchmark
Zimbabwe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF, which is led by 89 year old Robert Mugabe, has claimed a landslide victory in the country’s elections – amid claims
The Smurfs are back for a new adventure in the ‘Smurfs 2’.
With his new creation, the Naughties, Gargamel the sorcerer kidnaps Smurfette and takes