""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Inspire Middle East
London is set to introduce contactless card payments for street performers in what organisers are calling a world first
Sony is splashing out €2bn to buy a controlling stake in the music publisher EMI.
The deal will take advantage of the rapid growth in streaming services, which have driven a recovery in the music industry.
An upbeat, “party-like” anthem is more likely to gain traction in the charts than depressing ballad, yet sad songs are becoming more common, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Israel's winner in the Eurovision song contest, Netta Barzilai, landed in Tel Aviv early on Monday (May 14), where she danced to a crowd of applauding fans and journalists, still on the runway.
Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing — and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment.
It's kitsch, but the Eurovision song contest — culminating in Lisbon this weekend — also confronts Brussels politics.
Austrian solo clarinettist Andreas Ottensamer and the Armenian State Symphony Orchestra play live from the closing concert at the Malta International Music Festival.
Abba are back in the studio
Fans explain the impact Avicii's music had on their lives as they mourn the star's death.
Organisers in Lisbon won't be putting on light-shows or videowalls for acts taking part in the annual songfest on May 12. Performers can, however, provide their own effects
Latin music celebrates its dominance of the world stage.
The family of the 28 year-old musician say he was an “over-achieving perfectionist” whose lifestyle led to extreme stress."
Echo awarded German rappers Kollegah and Farid Bang the hip-hop/urban prize earlier this month for an album featuring lyrics in which they say their bodies are “more defined than Auschwitz prisoners.”
Finnish singer-songwriter Saara Aalto is set to wow Eurovision fans in Lisbon next month with her song ‘Monsters’.
After three Spanish rappers were given prison sentences for "insulting the Spanish crown and praising terrorism," a collective of musicians is fighting back to "defend their freedom of expression."
A musical stretch of road is disturbing residents’ sleep in the Dutch village of Jelsum, Leeuwarden, and locals have had enough.
YouTube and video-hosting service Vevo appear to have fallen victim to a hack that saw numerous high-profile music videos defaced.
Shares in the Swedish music streaming company will be publicly traded for the first time on Tuesday. Spotify has not turned a profit since it launched 12 years ago.
The smash hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar is getting a makeover for the Easter weekend with John Legend taking the lead role
Playing rubbish containers with brooms, bin men in the Turkish capital Ankara have formed a music group called 'Tin Band'.