"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,”"
The French president has been promoting his plan for an international finance summit on a weekend tour of North America.
Before talks with
Far-right Austrian politician Jorg Haider, who died in a car crash last week while drunk, has been remembered at a ceremony in his province of
A British government minister says immigration numbers should be reduced because of possible tensions caused by the global financial crisis. Labour
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has hit out at Chancellor Angela Merkel over the recent global financial crisis. In a fiery speech
Italy says EU targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions would cost it billions of euros it cannot afford. Under the plan European countries will be
There are conflicting reports about an attack on Russian troops in the breakaway republic of Ingushetia. It’s reported at least 50 soldiers were
Thousands of Austrians have paid hommage to far-right leader Jorg Haider who died in a high-speed car crash a week ago.
Around 30,000 mourners –
The chief of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is under investigation for abuse of power in connection with a sexual
Tens of thousands of followers of Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have taken to the streets of Baghdad to demonstrate against a deal that would allow
Germany’s Social Democrats are to elect a new chairman and their candidate for Chancellor later today. The SPD knows its star is in the ascendant and
Zimbabwe’s unlikely political partners have admitted their power-sharing talks have failed. President Robert Mugabe and opposition leader Morgan
US backing for an international finance summit is Nicolas Sarkozy’s aim this weekend. The French President will meet his American counterpart
More than 30,000 people are expected to converge on Klagenfurt in Austria today for the funeral of Far Right politician Jorg Haider, killed in a car