"“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
As the losing mainstream candidates lick their wounds after the first-round of the French presidential race, their shocked parties have had to agree on what to do…
French President Francois Hollande has called for voters to back centrist Emmanuel Macron in the run-off ballot in the presidential election.
The incumbent Socialist president made the unusual move last year of pledging to not stand for re-election.
European leaders gave a cautious welcome to Thursday’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase.
Outgoing French President Francois Hollande promised to fix the economy five years ago. But despite stablising the public accounts he has failed to get the French back to work as promised.
The visit comes amid continental anxiety over Britain's looming departure from the EU, and the trip is part of the UK's soft diplomacy which will see them travel to Germany and Poland in July.
Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande has still not made public his choice for the country’s upcoming presidential election.
James Franey raises the issue on the mind of every French voter....
Europeans leaders Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel have called for a "multi-speed Europe" at a mini-summit at the Palace of Versailles
Leaders gathered at the opulent palace - the symbol, for many, of France's "Ancien Regime" or old order - to prepare for the upcoming commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.
Two people injured as police marksman's gun goes off near French President Francois Hollande.
Hollande calls on France to avoid populism
French unemployment remains high, but the rate has fallen for the second year running to 9.7% in mainland France, 10% including overseas territories.
“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…
French President, Francois Hollande has gone to hospital to visit the man known as Theo who police allegedly ‘raped’ with a baton on 2nd February 2017.
He specifically took jibes at French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart, Angela Merkel. Afwerki described both leaders as being mentally disturbed and that they were among those wh
A day after he was visited by UK Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump has spent the day in the Oval Office taking congratulatory calls from other world leaders.
With a stroke of a pen, Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday suspending all new refugee arrivals to the US for four months.
The French and German leaders have met in Berlin as May and Trump prepared to meet in the US, and ahead of an EU summit in Malta next week.
The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off with more than 30 African leaders meeting with French officials in the Malian capital, Bamako.