"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.
Australia's world famous Uluru/ Ayers Rock will be closed to climbers from 2019. The ban is set to be enforced from the 26th October 2019 exactly 34 years after the rock was handed back to its original owners.
Police in Brazil are investigating whether arson may be the cause of a wildfire that has destroyed more than a quarter of a national park
Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay has been chosen as UNESCO’s new chief.
Azoulay edged Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari after the
The USA has said it withdraw from UNESCO at the end of 2017, citing anti-Israeli bias as a major reason.
It's stood for five-thousand years but the modern world around Stonehenge is now imposing change. The main roads leading to the British site are clogged daily with thousands of commuters and tourists
Mummies are suffering the impact of climate change, researchers say, as they apply for UNESCO special heritage status.
Serbia withdrew its diplomats from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) earlier this week.
The incident coincided with reports that
Ancient Cambodian temple gets UNESCO listing
The Lake District’s elevation to World Heritage Status on UNESCO’s annual list of sites has been met with a somewhat mixed reaction.
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Krakow named three new sites and added two extensions to UNESCO’s World Heritage list
Places in Brazil
Eritrea and Angola are recognised in the list for the first time
“Another delusional UNESCO decision.”
That was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s angry response after Hebron’s Old City with its ancient
UNESCO considers German caves containing world's oldest art for Cultural Heritage status
UNESCO member states have endorsed a contentious resolution referring to Israel as the "occupying power" of Jerusalem.
#wpfd2017 explores the defence of a free media.
More than 500 troops from Japan’s Ground Self Defence Forces (JSDF) have participated in an annual clean-up exercise at the historic Himeji Castle.
Belgian beer, Cuban rumba dancing and traditional New Year celebrations in several countries all make it onto UNESCO’s latest list of heritage worthy of…
Belgium is applying to UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Committee for recognition of its "beer culture".
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.