"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
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.
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.
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.