"“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
Iceland has announced the last of the capital controls that have been in place since the 2008 financial crisis are being lifted.
UK exports rose quickly towards the end of 2016 and early in 2017 along with factory output growth which was at the strongest in seven years.
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The price of a single bitcoin has gone higher than one ounce of gold for the first time ever.
Eurozone dismisses pessimistic euro view after the man tipped to be the US ambassador to the EU said the currency "could collapse" within 18 months.
Theresa May's announcement that the UK will leave the single market in what is widely being seen as a "hard Brexit" has already had an impact on the financial markets.
The pound plunged further against other currencies on Monday ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's speech outlining the government's plans.
The French presidential candidate issued the stark warning in a speech at a university in Berlin.
Having risen in value in 2016 by 125 percent, the digital currency started 2017 by jumping above $1,000 for the first time in three years.
Iran’s currency, the rial, has hit an all-time record low against the U.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has suspended the withdrawal of the country's most widely-used banknote after higher-denomination notes failed to arrive in time.
Police have opened fire on protesters in parts of Venezuela after looting broke out due to a severe cash crisis.
The president says the move to take the 100-Bolivar note out of circulation is to combat smuggling, but it has been strongly criticised.
The Rhouhani government approved on Wednesday a call by central bank to replace the rial with the more colloquially and historically known toman
The US dollar has been boosted by Donald Trump's election victory and spending plans, and political and economic worries in Europe, Britain and Japan.
The city of Barcelona is preparing to move forward with a plan to introduce its own currency, despite warnings from Spain’s central bank.
China's currency, the yuan, hit its lowest value in almost eight years against the US dollar having declined for eight days in a row.
Indians are reeling from the prime minister’s decision to take certain bank notes out of circulation.
Egypt has effectively devalued its currency by allowing it to trade freely, hoping to stabilising the economy and attracting foreign investment.
While post-Brexit woes are causing the pound to plummet in recent months, innovative Brits have found something better to do with their cash.