"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."
"Some shows [were] talking about the “black ambulance” as if it were a real thing not a bogus story"Doina Popescu Braila
Author attacked by mob
A group dressed in Santa outfits takes an icy dip in the Baltic Sea off the beach at Swinoujscie, in north-estern Poland.
In the US Oregon Zoo released a video of Lily, a five-year-old Asian elephant calf, taking a dip in a pool and bobbing for apples.
The Zoo has a
It was a dream team result for Hong Kong’s women on day eight of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat.
The Budapest Urban Games now includes a challenging swim across Danube for the first time this year. 263 participants dived in despite the strong currents and even whirlpools.
Fernando Álvarez puts solidarity before sport to honour the victims of the terror attacks in Catalonia.
Police in China have risked their lives rescuing a swimmer in difficulty
28 time Olympic medalist Michael Phelps swims with sharks off the coast of Cape Town
Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, yesterday 'raced' a great white shark and lost.
World Aquatics Championships opening ceremony
The rules state that women are only allowed to wear one-piece or two-piece bathing suits
Sporting events have been held in Pyongyang to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late leader, Kim John Il.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.
A team of stranded US athletes have refused to let the poor weather dampen their spirits… by swimming in the snow!
Russian divers stage a pre-New Year party underwater in Lake Baikal
On the banks of the Tigris river, men sat and watched, smiling with relief as Iraqi policemen, soldiers and local youths bathed in muddy spring water in a town that was recaptured from Islamic State j
The Swimrun World Championships through the Stockholm archipelago produced world records in all three categories this year.
Tremors along France’s most fragile social fault-line running between its identity as a secular state and the rights of its sizeable Muslim population are…
The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.
Ryan Lochte’s shinangans in Rio has landed the six -time olympic gold medallist in deep water.
Disgraced US Swimmer Ryan Lochte has made an apology to the nation on American TV after his antics at the Rio Olympics.