""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Bond, who created the beloved bear with a hard stare, died following a short illness.
Ali al-Moussawi is a bookworm from Baghdad in Iraq who has turned his love of reading into a career.
A Dutch retailer has been forced to apologise after it unwittingly sold copies of a colouring book featuring Adolf Hitler.
The British Quidditch Cup took place in Staffordshire, central England this weekend.
Nowadays comics and cartoons are often more powerful and convey more messages than a simple photo
With noise at a premium in libraries and bookshops, much of any fun to be had there needs to be visual.
British fantasy writer Philip Pullman, whose 'His Dark Materials' catapulted him to global stardom, returns to the fantasy world with a new trilogy.
A link has been established between skyrocketing sales of George Orwell's _1984_ and the propogation of 'alternative facts' from Trump's press secretary
The novelist and filmmaker who wrote “The Exorcist”, William Peter Blatty, has died at the age of 89 in Maryland.
Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler's semi-autobiographical foundation of Nazi ideological thought, has experienced a surprising resurgence, says its publisher
Renowned children's author and creator of "Watership Down" Richard Adams has died aged 96.
An American has won the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize for the first time.
Harry Potter fans have been waiting nine years for this moment and it seems they were as keen as ever to snap up the next installment in the wizarding saga.
The American author Harper Lee, who wrote one of the country’s best known literary classics “To Kill A Mockingbird”, has died aged 89. Her death was
Prosecutors in Romania are trying to establish if some prisoners jailed for corruption and fraud are claiming authorship of books to get their
Pope Francis has called for Roman Catholic leaders to be “compassionate shepherds to a wounded humanity”. The message comes in the publication of a
Hitler’s opus ‘Mein Kampf’ is back in stores in Germany now for the first time since 1945, one of history’s most notorious works, republished with a
Renowned Egyptian novelist and journalist Gamal Al Ghitani died on Sunday at a hospital in Cairo where he had been in a coma for more than three
Iran is boycotting this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair because of an appearance by British Indian author Salman Rushdie. He was the subject of an
The Swedish crime writer Henning Mankell has died of cancer at the age of 67. The author revealed he had the illness in a newspaper column last year