"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
Prime Minister Gordon Brown, who has been suffering from a major slump in his popularity rating has put helping the finances of Britain’s families at
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The images were recorded by an amateur cameraman while
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The US president and the
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Spain’s interior minister has accused the Basque separatist group ETA of trying to commit a massacre after a car bomb exploded at a police barracks
An Italian judge has ruled that Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi could be called to testify in a trial of Italian and US spies in Milan.
The prospect of a Middle East peace deal before the end of the Bush mandate looks increasingly remote.
The Palestinian people, for one thing
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Euro zone finance ministers have welcomed the single European currency’s recent fall against the dollar, but France’s Christine Lagarde said it is
Near-bankrupt Italian airline Alitalia has posted a wider quarterly loss and warned time is running out due to higher oil prices and uncertainty over
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He’s been one of Hollywood’s biggest names for over half a century, but Tony Curtis’ lesser-known talent is painting. A fan of Picasso, Matisse and
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A Spanish police officer has been killed and four others have been injured in a car bomb attack at a police barracks in the Spanish Basque country
The Chinese army has deployed 100,000 soldiers to help in the rescue operation following Monday’s devastating earthquake. A hundred elite soldiers
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George W Bush has arrived in Israel amid a flurry of declarations on the peace process but little concrete progress. The US president was welcomed by
Following a victory in swing state West Virginia, Hillary Clinton insists the race for the Democratic nomination ahead of November’s presidential
Columbia has extradited 14 former paramilitary leaders to the United States to face charges including drug trafficking. Wearing body armour and
Hillary Clinton has triumphed in the West Virginia Democrat primary and insists the race for the presidential nomination goes on. But even though she
The Israeli prime minister claims that significant “understandings” have been reached in peace talks with the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas
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The European Union has warned Myanmar’s military leaders that they could be committing “a crime against humanity” by blocking aid deliveries to
At least one person has been killed, and four injured, after a bomb exploded in a police barracks in Spain’s Basque Country early this morning