"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
The Nobel prize-winning Italian playwright and actor Dario Fo has died at the age of 90.
Fo, famous for his cutting political satire in plays such
Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee has died at the age of 88.
A long dead, enigmatic, German movie star and stage queen has found a fresh voice in a new show performed by revolutionary Hungarian actress Andrea Fullajtár.
Police in the Philippines have turned to puppets in a bid to warn school children about the dangers of drug use.
THEALTER Festival – Free Hugs in Szeged
A group of refugees are taking to the stage in the UK to tell their stories through the play “Queens of Syria.
As Britain marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, a group of actors including Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi have come together
Here is our latest round-up of some of the best things to see and do in the world of arts in Europe and beyond.
Denmark’s Queen Margrethe has taken on the role of a scenographer, designing the set for a new production of the classic fairytale Cinderella, at the Pantomime Theatre in…
At the Tony Awards in Los Angeles, organisers dedicated the ceremony to the victims of the Orlando shooting.
Some of the finest theatre companies and dance groups from Turkey and around the world are gathered in Istanbul for the International Theatre…
The first of the annual Princess of Asturias Awards has been won by the Spanish actress, theatre director and stage designer Nuria Espert. The
22 performances from 13 countries
If it has Ernest Hemingway’s name on it it will fill a theatre, and that is what the Southwark Playhouse in London is gambling on until mid-April
The Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, famous for hosting the Winter Olympic Games in 2014 is also the host city for the annual Winter International
Sir Ian McKellen is set for a new role. The British actor who has tackled Shakespeare’s works on stage and screen is to be a bus tour guide for the
A 90-year old survivor of Auschwitz survivor took to the stage in Berlin on Sunday to perform a dance depicting her personal view of her terrifying
British actor Alan Rickman, who was perhaps best known for playing Severus Snape in the Harry Potter series, has died at the age of 69. He often
“Madame Bovary” is considered a masterpiece and a seminal work of realism and as such one of the most influential works of fiction ever written
Following sell-out runs in both the Almeida Theatre and in the West End last Autumn, award-winning play ‘King Charles III’ has made its Broadway