""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
The annual Festival of Lights begins today in the French city of Lyon.
The four-day event showcases over 50 light projections that give life to
Around one million visitors a day are expected to descend upon the city centre for the event, which stretches from Thursday to Sunday.
The annual, 4-day Fête des Lumières begins in Lyon, France showcasing the unique light show design of top artists and up-and-coming talent from around the world.
More than 6,000 people stepped in to save the under-threat 13th century château from crumbling away.
French singer Johnny Hallyday, once dubbed "the biggest star you've never heard of", has died aged 74 after a battle with lung cancer
The head of Germany's Social Democrats has said that he has been urged by France's Emmanuel Macron to form a ruling coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party
A series of unusual weather events has taken place across the continent.
The huge Christmas crib consists of clay figurines called "santons," which are traditional in southern France
France has won its tenth Davis Cup title after Lucas Pouille crushed Belgian Steve Darcis six three, six one, six love in Lille.
France captain Yannick Noah gambled on an untested pair for the pivotal Davis Cup final doubles against Belgium on Saturday
A tiger was shot dead by its handler after escaping from a Paris circus, police said
Lily Rose Depp pressed the button to light up the Champs-Elysées in Paris, amidst protests from fairground operators angry at the closure of their attractions.
Suleiman Kerimov, who has close ties to the Kremlin, has been charged with tax fraud and money laundering in Nice
Germany's political situation has worried some European leaders, but should it be seen as an opportunity, rather than a cause for concern?
Édouard Philippe’s move follows complaints that a drive for equality is putting the French language in ‘mortal danger’.
The rare artwork was among several items by Belgian artist Hergé to go under the hammer
Saturday's meeting will mark Hariri's first trip outside Saudi Arabia since resigning as Lebanese PM
The top moments from the exhibits of the international trade fair.
Lebanon's president says he hopes the crisis will come to an end now Hariri has plans to leave Saudi Arabia for France.
Amid crisis in the region, Saad Hariri will head to Beirut, after a few days in Paris.