""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."
Syrian state media accused Israel of launching missiles at a target near Damascus on Tuesday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was quitting the Iranian nuclear deal, a move that had prompted Israel to go on high alert.
At least three US Embassy road signs have been put up in Jerusalem ahead of next week's opening of the mission, in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.
The road signs went up a week before the US Embassy's opening, which will coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding.
Hamas's military wing accuses Israel, but the army denies involvement.
Gaza’s Health Ministry says at least 350 Palestinians have been injured in protests; some by live fire.
Missile strikes on several Syrian government military bases in northern Syria on Sunday night are reported to have killed a number of pro-government fighters, including Iranians.
“According to usual diplomatic practice, States have their embassies in the capitals of the receiving States," the foreign ministry said.
Violence on the Gaza-Israel border sees two Palestinian die and scores injured after Israeli forces reportedly open fire on protesters.
Head of ruling party announced plan to move embassy to Jerusalem only to be slapped down by the president.
President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended a military ceremony
Parliament renews commitment to two-state solution
Two minutes of silence were observed across the country
Four Palestinians dead in Gaza explosion says local health ministry.
As Israel remembers the victims of the Holocaust, one Belgian survivor recalls escaping from a train bound for Auschwitz
Two minutes of silence were observed nationwide in memory of the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Second World War
Gaza officials say at least seven Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire and more than 1,000 wounded in clashes during protests at the border.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman says Israelis are entitled to live peacefully on their own land as he compares Iran's supreme leader to Hitler
Catholic officials and Palestinians show solidarity with victims and their families of last Friday's violence in Gaza
Relations between Israel and Turkey deteriorate further after violence on Gaza border.
It has been a dramatic seven days in Europe and beyond, involving political clashes, international incidents and moving ceremonies. Here are some of our highlights and lowlights of the week.