""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
" "The creativity and ingenuity of these outstanding women and men helps to improve our daily lives and strengthens the competitiveness of the European economy.""
President, European Patent Office
""The sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course""
US Secretary of State
"We have to look at what the choice entails. What are we saying we have the choice to do?"
'No' campaigner in Irish abortion referendum
""My daughter is no more in the world""
Abdul Aziz Sheikh
Father of Sabika Sheikh
""My very best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. To all of those joining the national celebration with street parties and other events, have a wonderful day.""
UK Prime Minister Theresa May
(who was not invited to the wedding)
""If humanity ever captures the energy of love it will be the second time that we have discovered fire.""
Most Reverend Michael Curry
Sermon at Royal Wedding
"After meeting Ms. Waight Keller... Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour."
'Exceptional specimen' comes armed with 3-metre-long tusks
A 709-carat diamond found in Sierra Leone is being shown off before it goes on auction in New York.
Rare Tintin work fetches 505,000 euros at auction.
The rare artwork was among several items by Belgian artist Hergé to go under the hammer
What other works of art have collectors paid millions of euros for?
The price for Da Vinci's portrait of Christ was more than double the previous record.
Memorabilia belonging to some of the 20th Century's biggest icons such as Elvis Presley's pink Cadillac is to go under the hammer in New York.
Items once owned by Roll and Roll legends such as Elvis and Jimi Hendrix are going under the hammer this weekend.
It's currently on display at Christie's in London before its sale next month in New York.
Physicist's notes sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction
A Titanic victim's letter to his mother, written the day before the sinking of the vessel, is expected to sell for thousands at an auction in the UK
An original illustration for the cover of one of the early Asterix comic books has sold for a record €1.4m at auction in Paris, more than seven times its expected price.
The last Leonardo de Vinci painting in private hands is going to auction in New York in November
This small 900-year-old dish has shattered auction records in Hong Kong.
This transaction beats a world auction record
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
Film scripts, dresses and other treasures from late film legend Audrey Hepburn's attic in Switzerland are going up for sale in London.
600 iconic movie props memorabilia on sale in London including Indiana Jones' whip and Star Wars Y-wing
A bag said to have been used by US astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth has been sold to an anonymous bidder for 1.8 million US dollars.
Neil Armstrong's space bag expected to fetch millions at auction