"“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
The 30-year-old defender said he would quit international football if anybody at the Spanish Football Federation had an issue with him.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is prepared to quit international football over Catalan referendum issue.
The top-of-the-table club played behind closed doors amid violence in Barcelona and fears of a pitch invasion.
An investigation is underway after the accident at the Ligue 1 match between Amiens and Lille
Football: Bayern Munich have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti a day after a 3-0 Champions League loss to Paris-Saint Germain.
Last season – the
FIFA have announced their three contenders for ‘The Best Men’s Player of the Year’ award and there are few surprises.
Cristiano Ronaldo leads the
Rio Ferdinand switches from football to boxing
Action-packed night in Champions League sees wins for Real Madrid, Bestikas and Man City
Exiled by war, Chelsea's opponents tonight have seen their fortunes take a turn for the better.
Cypriot Philippos Stavrou Platini spent three decades and hundreds of thousands of euros building the world's largest collection of football memorabilia.
A 38-year-old police officer has become the first woman to referee a match in one of Europe’s top football leagues.
Bibiana Steinhaus took charge
The Premier League kicks off again on Saturday after a week of international World Cup fixtures.
With the transfer window now firmly shut, teams
War-torn Syria has defied the odds and clinched a spot in the World Cup play-offs.
French club Paris St Germain have been placed under investigation by UEFA to see if their recent transfer spending spree has broken the break-even
Here are the five most expensive acquisitions and sales in Europe’s top five leagues, according to transfermarkt.
The iconic FIFA World Cup Trophy is set to begin its longest ever national tour.
With kick-off less than a year away, host nation Russia will take
Borussia Dortmund have signed Ukrainian forward Andriy Yarmolenko on a four year deal from Dynamo Kiev for an undisclosed fee.
Ousmane Dembele becomes the second most expensive player ever after signing with FC Barcelona for an initial 105 million Euros
PSG have negotiated a deal worth a reported 180 million euros for the 18-year old
The 2017-18 Champions League draw for the group stage took place in Monaco on Thursday, offering fans some enticing matchups.