""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
Democratic Republic Of Congo
A Chinese free speech advocate and who was held in secret detention for 81 days says that Beijing authorities have returned his passport. Ai Weiwei
Portuguese media are up in arms over a proposed law that would force them to submit their election coverage plans for approval by a committee or face
As the whiff of censorship becomes ever-stronger in Russia the Sir Ridley Scott-produced "Child 44" about the Soviet Union's most infamous serial killer is reportedly banned
The documentary ‘Bakur’ caused no end of controversy at this year’s International Film Festival in Istanbul. The screening of the film was cancelled
Russia’s Ministry of Culture has blocked the screening of Child 44, a film adaptation of Tom Rob Smith’s novel about the hunt for a Soviet-era serial
Merve Buyuksarac, a model crowned Miss Turkey in 2006, faces up to two years in prison for sharing a satirical poem deemed critical of President
Russian film Leviathan has been lauded internationally and received two Oscar nominations. But back home, the drama has come in for heavy criticism.
The FireChat messaging app is fast becoming
one of the most popular tools for defying communication blocks during Hong Kong’s pro-democracy
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Moscow to protest against Russian media coverage of the crisis in Ukraine. Many of the slogans at
A Turkish court has ordered a blanket ban on YouTube to be lifted, citing another ruling this week that scrapped a similar ban on Twitter.
It may have been blocked in Turkey, but Twitter is leading the charge in publicising the restrictions being faced by Turkish
Turkish Internet users were quick to come up with ways around the Twitter block.
The hashtag #TwitterisblockedinTurkey quickly became one of the
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has approved a new law tightening control of the Internet .
It will enable the authorities to block access to web
A vote in Turkey’s parliament to tighten government control over the internet has sparked condemnation at home and abroad.
It will mean that
Internet giant Google says a lawsuit by Max Mosley aimed at blocking Nazi-themed sex party search results would create “unprecedented
Google’s latest data shows the number of requests from governments to remove content from its services is higher than ever before.
They are artists, intellectuals or bloggers, and they want Cuba to open up to the world.
Whether they are dissidents or not, a new generation of
A reformist Chinese newspaper at the centre of a row about freedom of expression in the country will be published as normal tomorrow according to one
Euronews reporter Wolfgang Spindler spoke to the exiled Iranian filmmaker of Kurdish ethnicity Bahman Ghobadi. The director speaks about making
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has criticised the government in Beijing after a parody video he made disappeared from Chinese websites.
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