"“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
Iceland has resumed fin whale hunting after taking a two year break from the controversial practice due to a collapse in the market. Most of the
The newly-elected government of Iceland has promised to hold a referendum on EU membership.
Talks began nearly three years ago but have now been
The two parties widely blamed for the collapse of Iceland’s economy five years ago will form the next government.
Polling 26.7 percent in
Five years after Iceland’s centre-right parties presided over the country’s spectacular economic collapse, early figures give them a comfortable lead
Voters in Iceland are set to hit the polling booths to decide the next government. Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir leads a
Iceland has won a legal battle over its reponsibilities to British and Dutch savers who lost money when an online savings bank collapsed.
The 2008 banking crisis is one of a series of events that has prompted people in Iceland to ask for their consititution to be rewritten.
Olafur Grimsson has been confirmed as the winner in Iceland’s presidential race for a fifth time with a 52.4 per cent share of the votes.
Riding a wave of popularity based on defying Britain and the Netherlands over collapsed Iceland banks, Olafur Grimmson looks set to become president
Former Iceland prime minister, Geir Haarde has been cleared of three major charges of negligence related to the country’s 2008 economic
The trial has started of Iceland’s former prime minister Geir Haarde. He is accused of failing to take measures to prevent the financial crash in
The money boom that led to the financial crisis has changed Icelanders’ values.
The banking crash there has hit not only their enviously high