"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
Major mid-winter ice melts at a South American glacier are causing scientists concern. They predict some glaciers will disappear in the very near
A decade after their last movie and six years since the end of the series, Mulder and Scully are back in a new film, “I Want To Believe”.
A major exhibition of one of ancient Rome’s most important emperors, Hadrian, at the British Museum in London, it proves there was much more to him
Ten years after it was introduced, France has ended the compulsory 35 hour work week. The unions organised protests against that outside the
In an emotive speech in Berlin US presidential candidate Barack Obama has urged Europe to stand by America in a range of challenges facing the
Scotland has been voting in a by-election which is being seen as a crucial test of Gordon Brown’s leadership.
The Glasgow East constituency has
One of the most potent symbols of European military cooperation could soon fall victim to French cutbacks.
The joint Franco-German army brigade
The Belgian Prime Minister has called on groups of illegal immigrants, who are hunger-striking for work permits, to call off their protest.
Spanish unemployment jumped to a higher-than-expected 10.4% in the second quarter of the year as the country’s economy slowed. It is the highest
Thursday was another down day for European shares, which closed over 1% lower as analysts said that earnings are sending mixed signals.
French car maker Renault has reduced its sales target for next year and increased its cost-cutting plans despite posting stronger-than-expected
European Union interior ministers have clashed over how to punish those who employ illegal immigrants.
All the EU’s Mediterranean countries, where
The European Food Safety Authority has raised concerns over cloned food, despite saying there is no evidence of a danger to humans.
The Serb government has given a clear indication it is ready to close the chapter on the Karadzic era.
It has announced it is reinstating its
Libya has begun carrying out its threats against Switzerland over the arrest of Muammar Gadhaffi’s son in Geneva last week.
The OPEC member has
In the past five years, the north of Cyprus has undergone a property boom. But while it has brought money for some, it has also meant headaches for
More claims about the secret life led by Radovan Karadciz while a fugitive from justice have emerged.
The former Bosnian Serb leader is being held
The government in Tokyo has set up an emergency committee to deal with the after-effects of a powerful earthquake which rocked the north-east part of
Nuclear inspectors in France are studying a report into the country’s fourth radiation leak in a fortnight.
In the latest incident, around a
If Angela Merkel’s decision to over-rule Barack Obama’s speechmaking plans caused any friction between the pair there was no evidence of it on his
Emergency crews in Greece say there is a big risk of more of the wildfires that caused homes to be evacuated in Athens and Rhodes.
The blaze that
The Bulgarian government has parried a thrust from the EU over corruption and organised crime, by saying it is already working on the problem.
A diplomatic crisis is brewing between Libya and Switzerland following the arrest of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s youngest son. Demonstrators in Tripoli