"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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,”"
Former co-president of EADS Noel Forgeard has been released on bail of one million euros, and formally placed under investigation for insider
The German parliament has approved a partial privatisation of the national railway operator Deutsche Bahn AG, Europe’s biggest rail network. An
An EU review of its blacklist of terrorist organisations next month could clear the way for the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran (or MeK) to
The 31st Festival of Iberian Theatre is underway in Portugal and this year the streets and theatres of Porto are featuring a programme of 24 shows
Billions of euros in European structural funds are proving more than Sicily can handle, and are being spent badly or fraudulently. MEPs have been
With the cost of staple foods heading into orbit, millions of people in the world’s poorest countries are facing the prospect of hunger. And the
Vladimir Putin has been in Paris seeking French help in improving Russia’s relations with the European Union when it takes over the presidency in
There is new concern over a pollution scare in France. People living along the Rhone river, and regular eaters of fish caught in it, have tested
The former head of EADS, the parent company of Airbus, is being formally investigated in France for insider trading. 61-year-old Noel Forgeard was