"“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
British police, investigating allegations of historic child sex abuse, say more than 14-hundred people have been named as suspects. They include
British police, investigating allegations of historic child sex abuse, say more than 14-hundred people have been named as suspects
Spanish police say seven women and a baby have been rescued as part of an operation against the trafficking of Romanians for sexual exploitation
Police in India have detained eight men suspected of involvement in the gang-rape of an elderly nun who tried to stop a burglary at a convent
Former British glam rock singer Gary Glitter went on trial on Monday for a string of historic sex offences dating back to the 1970s, allegedly
New figures released by police show the number of rapes reported has increased by nearly a third in Delhi, two years on from the fatal gang rape of a
American comedian Bill Cosby will not be charged over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974. According to Los Angeles’s
Britain’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has called for the police chief from South Yorkshire to resign over a horrific child sex abuse
A senior government minister whose remarks about a Delhi gang rape sparked outrage in India has sought to clarify his position.
Arun Jaitley, the
A jury in London has found veteran broadcaster and entertainer Rolf Harris guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.
The Australian-born 84 year-old
Australian family television star Rolf Harris has been found guilty of indecently assaulting four girls over nearly two decades, according to
Health investigators say deceased BBC television and radio presenter Jimmy Savile might have sexually abused dead bodies in hospital.
A regional politician in India has claimed rape is a social crime that is “sometimes right, sometimes wrong”.
Babulal Gaur’s comments come amid a
The owner and manager of a children’s boarding school in western India have been arrested after five minors said they were raped, forced to watch
Former Danish cycling star Brian Holm has revealed he has been charged with sexually abusing a girl under the age of 12.
The 51-year-old announced
He was Britain’s best known celebrity publicist – a confidante of the stars.
But now Max Clifford is a jailed sex offender, starting an eight-year
Police in the Philippines have arrested at least 58 people in a crackdown on cybersex. The suspects are linked to an online blackmail
Four men have been found guilty of the gang-rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai – the latest sexual violence scandal to hit India.
The woman was
Four men convicted of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi in December 2012 will be executed in spite of their
The United Nations demanded on Wednesday that the Vatican “immediately remove” all clergy who are known or suspected child abusers and turn them