"Kurds believe they are worse off as part of Iraq."
research fellow at LSE's Middle East Centre
"Teníamos ganas de oír a la gente respirar aire nuevo y reír todos juntos"
"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
Three athletes are gearing up to attempt the impossible and run a marathon in under 2 hours.
Getting into the record books is often a very hard slog, just ask Austrian speed cyclist Markus Stockl.
Robert Marchand cycled his way into the record books on Wednesday.
Standing at over half a kilometre high, the bridge that Chinese state media are calling the "world's highest" has opened in southwestern China.
A huge 19-metre-high wave has made a splash among weather experts after it was claimed as the biggest ever recorded.
Russia's Valery Rozov has beaten his own world basejumping record in the Himalayas
Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10
It was gold medal number 22 for US swimming legend Michael Phelps on Thursday in Rio.
American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.
Skydiver Luke Aikins makes history by successfully jumping and landing without a parachute from 7.6km (25,000ft) in California.
Russian adventurer Fedor Konyukhov has landed safely in West Australia after setting a new world record for circumnavigating the world solo in a hot air balloon.
The final touches were put to a 600-square metre maze of over 80,000 balloons in Mol, Belgium. This construction is the biggest of its kind
It’s officially the largest Zumba class ever held in a single venue. A suburb of Manila, the capital of the Philippines, now holds the Guinness World
More than half a million bricks and five days of labour from thousands of children has resulted in a Guinness World Record for the tallest Lego tower
The most expensive artwork ever has been sold at auction at Christie’s in New York. Picasso’s cubist oil from 1955 “Les Femmes d’Alger” (“Women of
British cyclist Alex Dowsett has become the fourth person in eight months to set a one hour distance record. The 26-year-old commonwealth champion
Mountaineering has had a dark week following the tragedy in the Himalayas but now Swiss climber Daniel Arnold has provided the sport with a welcome
A stunt cyclist looks to have broken his own world record for climbing the most stairs on a bike.
Footage shows Polish rider Krystian Herba
Australia’s Rohan Dennis produced a stunning performance to set a new hour world record of 52.491km in Grenchen, Switzerland on Sunday. The
Spain’s Mireya Belmonte Garcia set two new World Records in the 200m butterfly and in the 400m Individual Medley on the opening night of the 12th