"“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 crash left eight people dead.
Eight people have died after two lorries and a minibus collided on one of Britain's main motorways at the start of a busy bank holiday weekend.
Local authorities said 21 others were rescued by the navy after the accident on an early morning short route from the island of Itaparica.
A US warship, the John S. McCain collided with merchant vessel, the Alnic MC, off the coast of Singapore.
This is the moment a distracted motorcyclist plunged into a sinkhole in China, according to state broadcaster CCTV.
It happened in the
A moped rider had a lucky escape when he fell into a five-metre sinkhole in Beihai City
Twenty-three people are dead after a passenger train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
At least 11 people killed after a tree falls during a religious fesitval on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media reported.
It's not the first time it's happened, either.
Two trains have collided in Egypt's coastal city of Alexandria, killing at least 35 and injuring over 120 others
At least 36 people died and 123 were injured after two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, according to the country’s health ministry.
A flood last week trapped over a hundred workers in an underground shaft and rescuers are scrabbling to rescue the remaining nine miners.
At least 36 people have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in a coach crash in northwestern China.
For the second time in two years a fire has ripped through Dubai's 'Torch' skyscraper, one of the world's tallest residential towers.
A rescue operation was underway in the German city of Cologne on Sunday after dozens of people became trapped when the Rhine cable car came to a
Dozens of people were injured, one seriously, after a commuter train slammed into a buffer stop at Barcelona’s Estació de França station, the second busiest railway station in the Catalan capital.
More than 50 people were injured when a commuter train slammed into the buffers at Francia station in the city centre
At least 54 people were injured at the city's Francia station, one of them seriously
Four people died after a small plane crashed on a Utah highway "killing two couples
Amateur video has emerged from the scene of a deadly accident at a theme park in Ohio in the US.
A young man died and seven other people were