"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
We meet a surfing scientist and toxic algae hunters to see how Sentinel-3 satellite data is used to study the coastline of the English Channel in this month's episode of Space.
The new list ranks reptiles on a combination of how endangered and unusual they are.
If the UK switches to sustainable fishing, it could increase its catch by almost 30% over the next decade, according to new research.
The British yachtsman, John Fisher, is presumed lost at sea after falling overboard in the Southern Ocean during gale force winds.
A couple found the bottle with a rolled up note inside 132 years after it was thrown overboard a German ship.
Once the wind picks back up, the phytoplankton will be dispersed through the waves, and the glow will disappear.
An exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert museum allows visitors to travel back in time to the golden age of ocean liner travel.
We continue our island hopping in the Indian Ocean’s Seychelles, an idyllic place to surrender to the harmony of a natural world and discover island
A drone helped save two teenage swimmers struggling in powerful surf on the Australian coastline on Thursday, in what the local authorities called a "world first".
With winter headed our way in the Northern Hemisphere, a trip to a tropical island is probably on your mind. If you’re looking to get out of the cold
A group dressed in Santa outfits takes an icy dip in the Baltic Sea off the beach at Swinoujscie, in north-estern Poland.
The world’s top environmental decision-making body is targeting ‘global menace’ of pollution at a summit in Nairobi.
The coastal village of Southampton, New York was settled in 1640 by a small group of Puritans who landed on the east end of Long Island in nearby Sag
Argentine navy discounts noise heard in South Atlantic as coming from missing submarine
The ARA San Juan submarine with 44 crew members on board vanished on Wednesday
Ocean protection is crucial in fighting climate change – that is one of the key messages emanating from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn…
The whales were part of a group of ten mammals that beached in Ujong Kareng
The threat posed by plastic waste was highlighted at the 'Our Ocean' Conference in Malta
Will oysters be able to survive climate change and the expected rise of water temperatures in seas and oceans across the globe?
Do you like carp… yes or no?