"“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
One of Rome’s favourite gay night spots has been attacked for the second time in less than a month.
The entrance to the Qube club in the Italian
Sunday’s planned gay pride march in Belgrade faces cancellation despite assurances from Serb President Boris Tadic that those taking part will be
As the victims of Saturday’s shooting at a gay youth centre in Israel are laid to rest, the hunt goes on for the gunman who killed them.
Tel Aviv’s gay community is in shock after a gunman killed two people, a young man and a young woman, in an apparently homophobic attack on a gay
Two women in Portugal have lost their court appeal to allow them to marry.
Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao first began their bid to wed back in