""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
Steve Kerr was awarded the Red Auerbach Trophy on Wednesday as NBA coach of the year with the Golden State Warriors.
The US Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday (April 27). However it left the door open to a hike in June by signalling
Suspected Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam has been placed under formal investigation on charges of belonging to a terrorist organisation, murder
Will the Brenner Pass become the Brenner Gate?
The Olympic Flame was handed over to organisers of this summer’s Games in Rio de Janeiro during a ceremony at the Panathinaic stadium.
The head of the British police force accused of covering up failings that led to the death of 96 fans at the Hillsborough football stadium in 1989
Spain is going to the polls again after King Felipe VI announced the failure of the latest round of coalition talks. It was the second time the
One of London's most unmistakable sounds, the toll of Big Ben, will shortly be absent from the city's soundscape.
In this edition of Business Line we focus on the 'Dieselgate' scandal - the effects on Volkswagen and Mitsubishi along with the unanswered questions for European owners of VWs.
“He has the intelligence of an empty ashtray, he is abysmally vacuous.” That was the stinging character assassination of Salah Abdeslam, the man
The test event for the Olympic fencing competition continued at Carioca Arena in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday with the team world championships and
Archaeologists have discovered the fossilised remains of a mother cradling a baby in Taiwan.
Four far-right extremists have gone on trial in Munich, charged with planning an attack on an asylum seekers centre.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu promises the new constitution will guarantee it
World number one and home hope Mohamed Elshorbagy advanced to the quarter-finals of the last PSA World Series event of the season in El Gouna
The chief constable of Britain’s South Yorkshire Police service has been suspended one day after a jury found that police failures were to blame for
Greek authorities are urging refugees to leave a makeshift Idomeni camp close to the border with the FYR of Macedonia border to move to official reception centres elsewhere is the country.
He was once Europe’s most wanted fugitive, now he is in solitary confinement in a maximum security prison in the Paris region. Saleh Abdeslam the
Britain's economy slowed in the early part of this year, apparently effected by reduced global growth and uncertainty ahead of the referendum on the UK's European membership.
Mitsubishi Motors says orders for its cars in Japan have halved since it announced last week that it cheated on fuel economy tests.
Israel Defence Forces (IDF) have shot dead two Palestinians at the Qalandia checkpoint between Jerusalem and the West Bank. Police said the
Apple has announced its first-ever fall in iPhone sales and first revenue drop in more than a decade causing the share price to fall.
Belgian authorities have extradited the Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to France.
Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam has appeared before judges in the French capital after being extradited from Belgium earlier today.
New employment figures have raised questions over equality between men and women in Turkey, Malta and Italy. The trio have the biggest gaps when it
Three endangered tiger cubs and their mother Joanne joined the San Diego Zoo Safari Park on Tuesday. The cubs – Nelson, Cathy and Debbie – were born
The main building of Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany, has been transformed into giant screen for computer gaming.
Benjamin Millepied's tenure at Paris' premier ballet company is the subject of a new documentary by French filmmakers Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai.
Every Eurovision Song Contest has its own theme and this year's host, Sweden, has chosen 'Come together' reflecting difficult times for Europe.
Thousands of activists have taken to the streets of Mexico City to demand the government implement the recommendations of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.