"“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
French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni have pulled off a diplomatic coup at their one day summit in Lyon. They ended a
The Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games came to an end.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
In this episode: the European
Russia says it is getting rid of its final remaining chemical weapons.
Almost 93 percent of Iraq’s Kurds voted to create an independent state, the High Elections and Referendum Commission said on Wednesday, in a
Not an ordinary souvenir: Thelma Bishop returned a 4,500 urn to Turkey after being told it was cultural property.
Rebooting the Franco-German relationship.
French President Emmanuel Macron says that will help reshape the EU post-Brexit.
But Chancellor Angela
The dispute has plunged Spain into one of its biggest political crises since the restoration of democracy in the 1970s after decades of military dictatorship.
For the first time since 2012, RATP, the Paris underground operator, has opened this hidden underground movie set for European Heritage Days.
MoMA decked out with fashion that changed the world
Saudi Arabia's decree allowing women to drive is hailed as both a victory for human rights and a money-saver for many families.
UK Defence Minister warns Boeing its contracts with the British government could be at risk.
Ryanair has announced more than 400,000 new flight cancellations as pilot crisis deepens.
The EU says countries in its passport-free travel area area should be able to bring back border controls.
But only in the event of persistent
The result of most wedding photoshoots is a set of smiling photos, but one Canadian couple ended up with images to remember.
Trades unions warn merger of Alstom & Siemens' train businesses is loco & will cost jobs in France & Germany.
A cliff-edge Brexit is at risk of becoming a reality under Prime Minister Theresa May, says opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn
Renowned British painter David Hockney says his hearing loss has helped sharpen his sense of space and perspective and Hockney donated a huge work to the Pompidou Center
The organisation made the announcement via Twitter
The Catalan regional police, known as the Mossos d'Esquadra, has been ordered to take control of voting booths by Saturday
Dior and Yves Saint Laurent both presented youthful ready-to-wear collections
Canada's Bombardier calls 220% US import tax penalty on its C-series planes "absurd", says legal battle will continue.
Yayoi Kusama shows no signs of slowing down as she opens a museum in Tokyo.
Another fire at an ammunition dump in Ukraine is being investigated for "subversion", say the authorities.
Jean-Claude Juncker claimed English was losing its importance in Europe - did he have a point?
Se celebra en Lyon la cumbre bilateral franco-italiana en presencia del presidente francés, Emmanuel Macron y del primer ministro italiano, Paolo
The social network platform says the 280 character limit extension is a response to "extremely frustrated" users
The latest Star Trek TV series Discovery, the franchise's sixth since 1966, has premiered in the US.
Roy Moore, an evangelical Christian who staunchly opposes gay marriage, has won the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, in a blow for President Trump who had backed his challenger.