"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
Power struggle within ruling PSD continues with Dragnea-ally set for top job
Shinzo Abe easily wins the race to be Japan's prime minister with 312 votes in the 465-seat lower house.
After an inconclusive result in the New Zealand elections, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters held the power
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi replaces Nawaz Sharif who was ousted last week amid corruption allegations
Thousands gathered in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Sunday in support of opposition party leader Imran Khan before a meeting of parliament on Tuesday which will see a new Prime minister elected.
The first funeral of a Grenfell fire victim has taken place. PM Theresa May apologies for "state failures" after blaze
Romanian PM Sorin Grindeanu refuses to quit amid government crisis
Amid fury in London, president Trump has said leaks related to the Manchester Arena attack are “deeply troubling”
UK police suspended intelligence
Theresa May has pledged to make it more difficult for foreign companies to take over UK firms.
Emmanuel Macron has chosen Édouard Philippe, a relatively unknown figure from outside his political party, to be his prime minister.
As the eighth president of France's Fifth Republic, Macron has weeks before taking the reins of government and engineering a parliamentary majority.
The Czech Prime Minister has made an about turn in his battle to remove his finance minister.
Sparks flew at Prague Castle on Thursday as the Czech Republic’s political crisis took a new and almost farcical turn.
Democratic Party members re-elect Matteo Renzi as their leader, as the former PM mounts a political comeback
Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has dismissed his prime minister after failing to form a government following elections last October.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi flew into Mosul on Tuesday, a day rich in symbolism and success for US-backed forces battling to liberate the west of the city from ISIL…
The reality of Brexit is hitting Europe “hard on the nose” and the migrant crisis has arisen from a “dysfunctional” system, Malta’s prime minister has told…
President Donald Trump reportedly cut short a phone call with the leader of staunch US ally Australia, casting doubt over his commitment to a refugee resettlement…
Prime Minister Mark Rutte published an open letter he wrote urging anyone who cannot respect Dutch customs to leave the country
The UK is to leave the single market when it exits the European Union says Prime Minister Theresa May, confirming that a "hard Brexit" is on the cards.