"“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
Politicians in Uruguay have voted to legalise gay marriage.
The bill received the backing of 71 of the 92 members of the Chamber of Deputies
Uruguay’s President Jose Alberto Mujica has made no apologies for his offensive remarks picked up by an open microphone against his Argentinian
After a bitter debate Roman Catholic Uruguay has voted to legalise all first trimester abortions. The Senate voted to allow women the right, under
Thousands of screaming Uruguayan fans flooded into the streets of Montevideo on Monday to celebrate their team’s triumph.
La Celeste earned
Thousands of Uruguayan fans flooded into the streets of Buenos Aires on Sunday to celebrate their team’s triumph.
Despite La Celeste confirming
Former Manchester United forward Diego Forlán scored twice as Uruguay won the Copa América for a record 15th time, beating Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos
Tackling child labour remains one of the greatest challenges facing both the developed and developing worlds. It is estimated some 200 million
Around 200 Magellan penguins, most of them dead and others badly contaminated by oil, washed up on the shores of Uruguay’s coast this week.
The second match of the World Cup saw thousands turn out in Paris, hoping to recreate the atmosphere of 1998 when France became World Champions on
A former left-wing revolutionary who spent nearly 15 years in prison during Uruguay’s military dictatorship has been elected as the country’s new
Jose Mujica has come a long way – from solitary confinement in a deep well to having Uruguay’s highest office in his sights.
Uruguay votes today in an election pitting a former rebel leader against a conservative ex-president in one of South America’s most stable economies
One of Uruguay’s most celebrated writers, Mario Benedetti, has died.
The 88-year-old lived in exile during Uruguay’s military regime from 1973 to