"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Daniel Bouton, the top boss of Societe Generale, the bank hit by a massively expensive rogue trading scandal, is coming under increasing pressure
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Women in Turkey may soon no longer need to remove their Islamic headscarves before entering university if a bill being presented to parliament is
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Opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi says he has asked Italy’s president to call early elections as soon as possible to resolve the country’s
A proposal to clarify nutritional information on food labelling is coming up for adoption in Brussels. Visual competition on product packaging is in
Ready to fire back if attacked, European Union troops beginning deployment in eastern Chad will nevertheless carry out their mission impartially, the
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The 5th edition of music’s European Border Breakers Awards has been held in Cannes. Set up by the European Commission, the prizes go to those debut