""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.""
""I'm not the first woman to work and have a baby. I know these are special circumstances but there'll be many woman who would have done this well before I have.""
New Zealand Prime Minister
""The case will be tried in court. It will not be tried in the media.""
Attorney for David Turpin
"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
The work of the American cartoonist Art Spiegelman – best known for Maus, his powerful graphic novel on the Holocaust – is being celebrated with a
Hundreds of people gathered in front of the iconic Berlin Cathedral on Saturday night to enjoy a light show and silent disco.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has lent some muscle to the Frankfurt Book Fair.
The 65-year-old Terminator star presented his freshly-published
The German cabinet has approved a draft law that protects the right to circumsise young boys.
The move is designed to end the uncertainty after a
A group of Maori warriors formed an unlikely welcome party for officials at this year’s Frankfurt book fair. Germany’s Foreign Minister did not seem
The annual Oktoberfest drew to a close for the 179th time with the traditional gun salute after more than six million people drank 6.9 million litres
Catering giant Sodexo is to compensate the victims of Germany’s biggest ever outbreak of food poisoning. More than 11,000 school children were
A new version of the opera Lulu has premiered in Berlin, with a score by Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth.
It tells the tale of Lulu, an upperclass
In Munich and Berlin, Germans drank and feasted on culinary specialities from around the country to celebrate the reunification of Germany in 1990.
Germany has been celebrating its “Day of Unity” – 22 years since its reunification. Chancellor Angela Merkel attended a ceremony in Munich which
Almost 9000 children and teachers in Germany have gone down with a diarrhoea and vomiting bug. Nearly all those affected are in five eastern states
Some say you cannot serve both God and money, but a top German court has ruled that Catholic worshippers must do just that.
In Germany, registered
Thousands of people tooks to the streets of Germany on Saturday to call for new taxes on the rich and a levy on financial transactions.
The number of school children in eastern Germany suffering from an unknown virus has reached more than 6,500.
International catering giant Sodexo
Germany looks set for a lively election in a year’s time after the opposition Social Democrats announced outspoken former Finance Minister Peer
An outbreak of an unknown virus in eastern Germany has made 4,000 school children ill. It is believed contaminated school lunches are to blame
Germany’s Social Democrats have chosen the man who will take on Angela Merkel in next year’s General Election in Germany.
The SPD has surprised
German unemployment rose for a sixth month running in September as exports weakened amid the eurozone debt crisis.
There was a fall in the jobless
Germany could become the first country in the world to give grandparents the equivalent of maternity leave.
Family minister Kristina Schröder says
The boss of aerospace group EADS has been trying to convince German lawmakers that they should back its planned merger with British defence firm