"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Tens of thousands of demonstrators are maintaining a stubborn presence in Kyiv’s Independence Square as the EU says it is halting work on a landmark
Russia’s four-month torch relay was hit by tragedy on Monday when a 73-year-old torchbearer died of a heart attack moments after carrying the Olympic
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have sacked coach Andre Villas Boas.
His dismissal comes a day after Spurs were dealt their worst
The EU and Russia remain divided over Ukraine, despite efforts by foreign ministers to smooth over the cracks at a Brussels meeting described by
Iran has said it will continue talks with world powers on its disputed nuclear programme, despite a US move to blacklist Iranian companies for
Students clashed with police in Milan during a protest against government cuts in education spending.
The clashes happened outside the Lombardy
Re-elected with 62 percent of Sunday’s vote, Michelle Bachelet is back as Chilean president after a break of four years. She owes her victory to her
Russia has placed nuclear Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, which borders Poland and Lithuania, according to reports in Russia’s Izvestia
There was some economic good news for eurozone companies and politicians on Monday as the latest business surveys revealed elements of a recovery –
The Champions League has been whittled down to 16 teams and on Monday Europe’s elite found out who they will battle it out with in order to reach the
Twenty people have been arrested across France over a food scam which allegedly saw horse meat that had been used in animal experiments being sold
Harvard University evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after warning students of
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel is due to be sworn in for third term on Tuesday after successfully hashing out a coalition agreement with the
It looks like Beyoncé‘s bold move has paid off – the singer’s new album sold nearly half a million copies a little more than a day after its
Described as one of the most charismatic, unpredictable and eccentric players of his generation, Peter O’Toole has died at the age of 81.
With the awards season looming, the bets are on as to which movie will pick up the most trophies at the Golden Globes.
Leading the pack is ’12
China’s space agency has released the first pictures of the landing on the moon of the lunar probe Chang’e 3 and its rover, Jade Rabbit.
The European Left Party at its congress in Madrid has chosen the Greek Leader of Syriza, Alexis Tsipras, as its official candidate for the Presidency
In a country where the school drop-out rate is around twice the European average, Generation Y met those swimming against the tide. We went to
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has announced a night time curfew and said an attempted coup by soldiers loyal to his sacked former deputy Riek
Resident of Aleppo, Syria are picking through the rubble of their destroyed neighbourhood after a weekend of bombings reportedly left dozens dead
Carrefour is teaming up with a group of institutional investors to buy 127 of the shopping centres in which it runs stores.
The small and
Monday’s most fashionable stock on the Milan market was Moncler.
Its shares jumped more than 40 percent on their first day of trading.
Around 2,000 people protested in Bucharest, Romania on Sunday night against a draft bill that, if signed into law, would exempt MPs from being
400,000-year old bones discovered at an archaeological site in northern Spain could revolutionise the way we think about evolution.
Before the fall of apartheid December 16 was a Boer anniversary of a military victory over the Zulus.
Now it is South Africa’s Reconciliation Day
Reigning European champions Bayern Munich face a second round clash with English Premier League leaders Arsenal in the pick of the eight matches in
Joan Fontaine, one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the 1940s and 50s, has died in her sleep in Carmel, California. She was 96.
She became a star
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has met with US Senator John McCain.
The meeting took place after McCain addressed hundreds of thousands of