""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 actor spent three and a half hours every morning having sophisticated prosthetics applied before walking onto the "Darkest Hour" set during the 54-day shoot.
Despite an ageing population, increased immigration has seen a jobs boom in Germany with more people in work than ever before
A cruise ship has crashed into a pillar in Germany
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One year on, Angela Merkel has attended a memorial for the victims of the Berlin Christmas market bombings, amid criticism of the government response
Mesale Tolu speaks out in favour of free speech as she is released from a Turkish prison, pending trial.
Linda Wenzel, 17, was briefly reunited with her mother and sister as she awaits for trial in Baghdad.
Germany's Social Democrats agreed to open exploratory talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel, party leader Martin Schulz said,
providing a chance to end a rare period of political deadlock in Europe's largest economy.
A proposal to ban the popular dish on health grounds because of high phosphate levels has been defeated by just three votes, to the relief of Germany's Turkish fast-food chefs.
Germany's spy agency says China has been using fake social media profiles to try to infiltrate German politics and business.
Following recent demonstrations in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her conservative party unanimously condemned anti-Semitic acts such as burning of Israeli flags.
The tiny German village of Alwine in Domsdorf goes under the hammer this weekend
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In 2015, when hundreds of thousands of refugees from Syria, Iran, Eritrea, Iraq and elsewhere came streaming across
As the migrant crisis continues to bring chaos and potential danger to Europe, Angela Merkel and the government
The centre-left party has given the green light for the start of negotiations with Chancellor Merkel's conservatives, as leader Martin Schulz made an impassioned speech calling for a United States of Europe 'by 2025'
Data shows large gaps between prices paid across different countries.
Oliver Schmidt is the second to be jailed in the US over the diesel emissions scandal.
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Firefighters struggle to get to the injured due to broken power cables after a passenger and freight train collide
German police say a suspicious, nail-filled package, sent to an address in Potsdam, is being investigated in an extortion inquiry.