""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
"We want to see which tomato plants can still give good yields without water."
Plant breeding scientist
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Olympic Games, which begin this Friday, have inspired 150 urban mountaineers to take part in an alternative challenge in Sao Paulo.
The world record for the largest orchestra has been broken, according to the German Institute for Records.
The world’s longest pizza has been made in Naples and is a staggering 1.8 kilometres long.
It was kneaded and baked in six hours and eleven minutes
The Chinese policeman Mao Weidong has set a new Guinness World Record by planking for over eight hours, beating the previous international world
A group of 320 surfers in Sydney, all dressed up in Santa costumes, set a new Guinness World Record for the largest surf lesson.
A bulldog breaks the Guinness World Record for skateboarding through the longest ‘human tunnel’ in Lima, Peru.
The latest edition of the Guinness World Records is launched with Linsey Lindberg, holder of a global title for the most telephone directories torn
Giant panda Jia Jia celebrates her 37-year-old birthday at the Hong Kong Ocean Park.
Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, set a
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
Cassius, the world’s largest and oldest crocodile, celebrated his 112th birthday at his retirement home on idyllic Green Island, a Great Barrier Reef
Honduras set a new Guinness World Record for the largest human Christmas tree on Monday (December 1). Nearly three thousand people gathered outside
Thursday November 13 marked Guinness World Record day and the 60th anniversary of Guinness World Records by bringing together the world’s tallest man
The Bloodhound SSC team has begun testing in the South African desert in preparation for the car’s first attempt at the world land speed record in
Around 6,000 Turks gathered at the tomb of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in order to form a human portrait in a world record attempt. The “Father of the
Thousands of people gathered in the Turkish capital to form a human portrait of the country’s first president, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, considered the
Guinness have declared a new ‘world’s oldest man’ after the previous holder of the record, an American, passed away in June.
Aveiro city in Portugal has attempted to set a Guinness World Record by bringing together the largest number of drummers in a “Day of Rhythm” – a
A beekeeper sat with the top half of his body covered in bees for nearly an hour and set a new Guinness World Record on Tuesday in Yichun City, east
The team who are building the world’s fastest car have unveiled a new set of instruments and shown the cockpit of their vehicle for the very first
More than 18,000 students spent nine hours on Tuesday (March 18) creating 52,000 origami paper flowers and placing them in the shape of a large owl