""The ocean is a horrible, horrible place for anything manmade. The engineering has been a challenge.""
Winner European Entrepreneur of the Year
" "The creativity and ingenuity of these outstanding women and men helps to improve our daily lives and strengthens the competitiveness of the European economy.""
President, European Patent Office
""The sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course""
US Secretary of State
"We have to look at what the choice entails. What are we saying we have the choice to do?"
'No' campaigner in Irish abortion referendum
""My daughter is no more in the world""
Abdul Aziz Sheikh
Father of Sabika Sheikh
""My very best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. To all of those joining the national celebration with street parties and other events, have a wonderful day.""
UK Prime Minister Theresa May
(who was not invited to the wedding)
""If humanity ever captures the energy of love it will be the second time that we have discovered fire.""
Most Reverend Michael Curry
Sermon at Royal Wedding
"After meeting Ms. Waight Keller... Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour."
The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute
In the north east of Mali, irregular rainfall and political instability has meant basics like water are becoming scarce. In the town of Kidal, the
Protesters in Los Angeles have demanded the company Nestle stop its water bottling operations. California is suffering its fourth year of a serious
Cheap resources may be over soon, and fresh water is likely to become a subject of most serious disputes between its various users. DECHEMA’s
One woman stood out from the crowd at Sunday’s (April 12) Paris marathon. Gambian woman Siabatou Sanneh wore sandals and carried a jerrycan of water
A drought affecting the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo is now hitting Sao Paulo state. Water levels are running low in the Paraiba do Sul river, which
Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock
Coming under scrutiny in this edition of U-talk is the European Citizens' Initiative.
Our question comes from Marie in Paris who asks: “Brussels
Recurring water shortages endanger local ecosystems and threaten agriculture-based communities.
As climate change continues, forecasters expect
The second harvest of the year is being prepared in potato fields in Xylophagou, a speciality of the region in the south of Cyprus.
But water from
The Nile, one of the world’s longest rivers, irrigates much of Africa, from Uganda to Egypt. It has also been a source of conflict and tension. It
The Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought for decades. The need for fresh water for people there is simply a matter of life and death. While
Water is at the heart of who we are, and everything we do. We live through water. On one level it is very simple – around two thirds of your body is
Food for thought on the first day
We’ve just arrived in Singapore and the local fixer suggests that we head off to film in a city centre food
This year’s World Water Week in Stockholm focusses on water resources in a rapidly urbanising World. On the mayors’ panel, city managers from all