"“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
The man behind Spain’s move to severely restrict the right to abortion has resigned after the planned new law was dropped.
Justice Minister Alberto
Thousands of anti-abortion campaigners have marched in Madrid accusing the Spanish government of betrayal over an electoral promise to restrict the
Ireland is to review the decision taken by a panel which refused a young woman an abortion despite her claiming to be suicidal following an alleged
Thousands of women have been demonstrating in Madrid against controversial moves to scrap Spain’s abortion on demand law.
New proposals aim to
As a sign of support for the large pro-abortion demonstration in Madrid, thousands of people demonstrated in Paris on Saturday to defend the
Tens of thousands of chanting protesters have marched to Spain’s national parliament building in Madrid – to vent their opposition to proposed new
Thousands of people who defend abortion as a matter of free individual choice by right came to Brussels from all around Europe on Wednesday, to
Saturday is being billed as a day of protest in Madrid when thousands of pro-abortion supporters are due to demonstrate against the
Demonstrators staged a protest outside the Spanish Embassy in Brussels. Organisers said there was a crowd of over 2,000 to show their opposition to
In this edition of U-Talk we hear both sides of the debate argument on abortion
Julie in Paris asks: “The U-turn by the Spanish government on
Thousands of people demonstrated against abortion in a “march for life” in Paris on Sunday.
Police figures state around 16,000 protesters took
Most of the European Parliament’s political groups are demanding the Spanish government abandon plans for more-restrictive abortion laws.
In his first ‘State of the World’ address the Pope has made his toughest remarks to date on abortion, describing the practice as ‘horrific’
For anti-abortion activists, it has been an historic day for Spain.
They are delighted that the government wants to change the law back to what it
A sensible approach to abortion or a step backwards 30 years?
Opinions are divided in Spain where the conservative government has unveiled a bill
A member of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen protested against the Catholic Church’s position on abortion by appearing topless in St Peter’s Square
A headline-grabbing protest in the Spanish parliament has brought women’s rights centre-stage in recession-hit Spain.
The disturbance last month
Feminist activists interrupted a Spanish parliamentary session in protest over planned changes to abortion law.
Three topless women from the
Ireland has approved a bill allowing ‘life-saving’ abortion. MPs voted 127 for and 31 against following an all-night marathon debate in which the
Ireland’s parliament has adjourned its debate on a bill that would legalise abortion for the first time. Politicians debated until almost 5am on July