"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
Budding performers in the US will be hoping a peculiar back-to-school exam will help them be on song this year.
Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving is to be lifted next year, reports suggest.
Our journalists are working on this story and will update it as soon as more information becomes available.
Two years on, has Europe shown solidarity with Greece and Italy?
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from the EU’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: French President Emmanuel
The man, 35, left with severe brain injuries, appeared to flicker back into consciousness after the therapy.
For the first time a refugee team takes part in the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Norwegian wingsuit BASE pilot Tom Erik Heimen flying his wingsuit through spectacular mountain scenery in a mountainous Fjord of Hjørundfjorden near
The device looks more like a drone, with just its seat reminiscent of a motorbike.
Hundreds of Gypsies kneel to kiss the relics of an Orthodox saint at a hillside monastery for their annual celebration of the birthday of St. Mary
Christie’s brings to auction over 300 lots from the personal collection of Audrey Hepburn, one of the most beloved stars in the history of film and fashion
The French President calls for wide-ranging changes to relaunch the EU and strengthen Europe.
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Videos showing what "war bags" contain are growing in popularity in South Korea
Nearly a quarter of a million Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh are in an extremely vulnerable condition, global aid workers say.
Investigation underway and security stepped up in Israel, but PM Netanyahu blames 'Palestinian incitement' for deadly attack.
The European Council President welcomes a change in tone from the UK over Brexit, but says sufficient progress has not yet been made.
The party has lost two senior figures just days after its success in Germany's federal election
"Sorry 4 the scratch man."
The couple held hands and watched a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games in Toronto.
Facebook users in Europe were unable to log onto the social media website on Tuesday, according to reports.
Internauts have used rival Twitter to
German industrial group Siemens and France's high-speed train maker Alstom have merged their rail assets, according to media reports.
Post office staff produce veg and breed chickens on rooftop farm as part of an urban development project
The EU wants to get tough on companies that sell poorer quality products in central and eastern Europe.
It comes after complaints from consumers
The NBA star says the US president should set a better example instead of calling for NFL players to be sacked
Turkey's president says Iraqi Kurds will go hungry if Ankara imposes sanctions in protest at Monday's referendum.
Grilling fish with copy paper, taking apart computers and using them to fry Chinese pancakes are just some of Ms Yeah's "office cooking" techniques