"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
A Picasso painting has been found in Newark airport nearly a decade after it was stolen. The cubist composition entitled ‘La Coiffeuse’ or ‘The
A long-lost portrait by Leonardo da Vinci has been seized from a Swiss bank vault by Italian police investigating tax and insurance fraud. Talks were
A French court has opened proceedings in the trial of Pablo Picasso’s former electrician and his wife who stand accused of stealing 271 pieces of the
To many people, Van Gogh means light blue and soft yellow. But now scientists say he used different colours. The original colours have aged. The
Cyprus police say thieves broke into the home of an art collector and took a painting by famed Impressionist Edgar Degas worth millions.
Cleaners inadvertently threw away a painting that had been auctioned for HK$28.8 million (2.67m euros) just days earlier, media reports
An elixir of eternal youth may be the stuff of legend and beyond the reach of humans, but it is not such a fantasy in the world of art restoration
Is an elixir of youth possible? Yes! But… so far not for people. Piero Baglioni, a physical chemist from the University of Florence, explains how
He is the British priest who wanted to sell a seemingly modest €478 painting to raise money for some new church bells.
But, when Father Jamie
An artist is making a name for himself by injecting some festive fun into classic works of art.
American Ed Wheeler, dressed as Santa, has been
Spanish National Police have arrested a man described as the most active graffiti artist in Madrid’s Metro system, a 31-year-old Spaniard known as
Dutch chemicals firm Akzo Nobel beat forecasts in the second quarter on higher revenue after it put up prices for its products.