""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
" "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."
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Australia's Senate passes same-sex marriage law, dismissing conservative efforts to let religious objectors refuse to provide wedding services to gay couples
Despite funding cuts, local media estimate that 800,000 people gathered on Copacabana beach for the annual event.
Turkey bans all events by lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights groups in its capital Ankara.
A statement by Turkish authorities cited "public safety and terrorism risks" as the causes
Thousands celebrate at a rally in Sydney afer Australians vote overwhelmingly for legislation supporting same-sex marriage
Officials declare the results of a nationwide postal survey after years of fierce public and political debate
Homosexuality remains deeply taboo and punishable by law in world's biggest democracy.
The 33-year-old beat a rival who refused to refer to her as 'she'.
Nicola Sturgeon: "I categorically, unequivocally and wholeheartedly apologise for those laws and for the hurt and the harm they did to so many."
Tens of thousands celebrate Taiwan's LGBT Pride
Michelle Suarez became Uruguay’s first transgender senator on Tuesday, October 10.
Campaigners have described the event as a test of the conservative Balkan state's rights record as it seeks to join the European Union.
Australia's High Court has rejected two legal challenges to the centre-right coalition government's proposed postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
Australia's High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge against the government's plan to hold a postal vote on whether to legalise same-sex marriage
Members of Nepal's LGBT community made their mark at a popular festival in the conservative Hindu-majority country
It has turned into a complex political and legal issue that has divided public opinion, but the Australian government says it is confident it has
On Saturday a parade of decorated boats passed through Amsterdam’s historic canals as part of the city’s Gay Pride festival.
The Canal Parade is
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More than a dozen European countries have legalised it since the turn of the century
The EU's smallest nation is the 24th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage