"“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
The Pompidou Centre in Paris is instantly recognisable.
British artist Jason DeCaires Taylor has created what is the first underwater museum in Europe.
After holding the art world in suspense Star Wars film maker George Lucas has finally chosen Los Angeles to build his $1bn (900,000 euros) Museum of Narrative…
Perfumes have had a powerful effect on people the world over for thousands of years.
Once a month, Lyon’s Arts and Crafts Museum organises a guided tour, focused on a particular piece of artwork and a concert related to the piece.
Paintings banned by authorities in Soviet times were saved in a secret collection in Karakalpakstan
An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.
The Belvedere Museum in Vienna has unveiled a 3D version of a famed Gustav Klimt painting.
A new museum has opened up in Buenos Aires, in Argentina, dedicated to the football great Diego Maradona.
A key to enter 'The House of Houdini'
Flushed with success, a rare museum in Prague is moving to the Old Town to become more accessible to tourists.
Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…
India’s ancient heritage plans to open at night for the first time.
The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.
President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…
It is the latest attraction on Washington’s National Mall, known as “America’s Front Yard”.
A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.
An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.
Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.
Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…