""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."
It became an internet meme, but now the cartoon-decorated boat that housed Spanish police in Barcelona is finally leaving.
Spanish Prime Minister calls for huge turnout so "silent majority" can "restore freedom and democracy".
Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has made his first visit to Barcelona since imposing direct rule on Catalonia a fortnight ago.
Carles Puigdemont refuses to recognise the sacking of Catalan regional government
Spanish PM Rajoy fires government of Catalonia
Spanish government is set to impose direct rule over Catalonia as crisis spirals
Reports now claim leader Carles Puigdemont is not going to Madrid for last-ditch talks
Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says imposing direct rule on Catalonia is the 'only response' to its push for independence.
Catalonia faces direct rule from Madrid
The new measures are the latest move by Madrid aimed at thwarting efforts by Catalonia to break away
The conservative government is backed by the main opposition Socialists in making the unprecedented move
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is set to suspend Catalonia's autonomy over its independence moves
Madrid will trigger the suspension of Catalonia’s political autonomy on Saturday after the region missed a deadline to clarify an ambiguous
The stage is set for a Catalonia - Spain showdown as Madrid's ultimatum for an independence retraction ends
The Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has urged Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" ahead of Thursday's direct rule deadline
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is coming under pressure to declare full independence.
Rajoy's speech followed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's suspended declaration of independence
The Spanish premier has not ruled out using constitutional powers to remove Catalonia's autonomous status if it claims independence
A glance at what is fuelling the drive for independence in Spain's north-east corner.
Pro and anti-independence supporters have held more protests in Catalonia.
In Barcelona, a few hundred Spanish loyalists hit the city’s streets