" "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."
""Something has perturbed our Milky Way galaxy. We don't yet know what""
Gaia Project Scientist, ESA
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Iraqi government forces are keeping up the pressure on ISIL militants – pounding their positions in Falluja.
There has been no let-up in the Iraqi military offensive to drive ISIL out of Falluja.
At least 50,000 civilians are thought to be still inside the city, which is around 65 kilometres west of Baghdad.
Iraqi forces have begun shelling ISIL targets as the fight for Fallujah rages through a second day.
Iraqi forces have begun storming Fallujah, the first city to fall to ISIL, more than two years ago.
More Shiite militiamen arrived in Iraq’s Anbar province on Friday hoping to recapture the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah from the Islamic State