"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
"The 'dream of Brexit' isn’t just winning in the United Kingdom, it’s winning in Catalonia, Hungary, Poland and all over the European Union as we speak. There is a major historic change"
UKIP MEP and ex-party leader
"I'm actually happy and proud of these women. I mean, it is their time. It is their time."
Mary J. Blige
Recording artist / Actress
Roaeda, a former university teacher is now holding a sniper rifle for the NDF instead of teaching students
Dustin Hoffman has become the latest Hollywood star to become embroiled in sexual misconduct claims
“A girl walking like this – harassing her is a patriotic duty and raping her is a national duty.”
Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to attend sporting events in three selected stadiums from early next year. The plan is part of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's reforms laid out in his 'Vision for 2030'.
Two Americans and their two dogs have been rescued from their sailing boat in the Pacific Ocean after drifting for five months.
The Swedish furniture giant said it was thankful for the "candid feedback"
"Taking and running away" custom mostly older men taking underage brides by force in central Asian nation, despite being outlawed.
A series of rallies demanding equal rights for women have been held in cities across Sweden.
In the capital Stockholm, thousands took part in the
Ines Rau is the first transgender model to feature on the men's magazine's centre pages.
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The world's first Miss Wheelchair World was held in Poland.
Male and female national players in Norway will earn the same wages in what is thought to be a first in world football.
The US President has given more employers the right to opt out of offering coverage, on religious or moral grounds
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India has one of the lowest female labour force participation rates in the world, and this number is declining.
Saudi Arabia currently has one of the world's worst traffic death rates, will female drivers make a difference?
These 60-tonne yellow trucks are a familiar sight around Pakistan's largest open pit mine in the Thar desert. Usually driven by men, now the region's women are eyeing a road out of poverty by snapping up truck-driving jobs
Saudi Arabia's decree allowing women to drive is hailed as both a victory for human rights and a money-saver for many families.
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Romania and Bulgaria have the highest proportion of teenage mothers in the European Union, new figures have revealed.
Nearly one-in-ten births in
The female workforce of a Ukrainian clothing factory has forcibly resisted a disputed takeover of their clothing factory.