"Through the lens of my camera, I learned so much from Michelle Obama. Her dedication to education and providing opportunities for those who need it most truly inspired me."Amanda Lucidon
Former official White House photographer
"The Houthi threat has not been given due attention in Western capitals. They are not proscribed as a terrorist group by the US State Department, NATO or the EU. This means it is perfectly legal to support or even fundraise for them."Nathalie Goulet
"Although the EU cannot avert a ‘no deal’ Brexit if the UK chooses to pursue it, the EU can be ready to assist in avoiding it by leaving the door open for cooler heads, and warmer hearts, in the UK to prevail."Alyn Smith
MEP for Scotland
"When nationally-funded institutions like the NHS are preparing for 'all situations', we should take this as a sign that things may get significantly worse."Robbie Toan
Operations Director at Assured Pharmacy
"Without [indoor farming] we are not going meet the demands and needs for nutrient-rich food around the world"Matt Barnard
"Stan Lee may have been mortal, but his ideas, like his superheroes, will never die."Ani Bundel
"The UK government maintains that it is fully committed to the Good Friday Agreement whilst simultaneously contesting the treaty through the courts. It reassures both the Irish government and EU that it will uphold its commitments whilst fighting to break them."Emma DeSouza
Immigration and citizens' rights campaigner
"Rising global uncertainty and a widening U.S. yield differential with other economies provide support, but an elevated valuation may constrain further gains"Richard Turnill
global chief investment strategist with BlackRock, wrote in a research note.
With more and more marriages ending in divorce, plenty of couples are eager to figure out the secret to a happily ever after.
A spectacular artillery gun salute from Hyde Park in central London on Saturday (April 21) marked Britain's Queen Elizabeth's official 92nd birthday as part of an eventful weekend.
Poland’s ruling party still says there was a darker story behind the plane crash that killed its president in 2010. But eight years on, will it ever be able to prove it?
The prime minister of the self-declared Tibetan government-in-exile has urged his compatriots to strengthen efforts to make the Dalai Lama's return to his native land a reality.
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The head of Save the Children and a volunteer A&E doctor warn the world urgently needs to do more to ease the Syrians' suffering.
Hundreds of men, women and children were killed in the worst recorded US war crime committed in the Vietnam war
The stunt was performed on the eve of Lithuania’s independence celebrations on Friday during an internal flight to Vilnius.
The medieval astronomical clock has stopped for six months.
Between 1975 and 1979, Pol Pot's rule of terror killed an estimated 1.7 million people - nearly a quarter of the population - through execution, torture, starvation and disease in labour camps.
HRH Prince Charles has, on his mother's request, laid the annual remembrance wreath at The Cenotaph in London.
The Prince of Wales has assumed one of the Queen's key annual duties, a sign of the subtle transition of roles from the monarch to the heir to the throne.
Historians bring the 1917 Russian revolution into the modern day using internet technoligy
Thousands of Russian Communist Party members marched across downtown Moscow to mark the centenary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
October 1917 in Petrograd. Russia is between two revolutions and threatened by a German invasion. As the Provisional Government struggles to fend off
Our chronology revisits the events in 1917 that shook the world
Russians remember a revolution that redefined the country, its leadership and its people.
The Voyager probes are deeper into space than any man-made object has ever gone before
Cuba is remembering Che Guevara on the 50th anniversary of his murder in Bolivia.
Sixty years ago, Sputnik became the first satellite in space and changed the world forever.
Mexico holds evacuation drills to mark the anniversary of the 1985 deadly quake