"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
A prominent Russian radical was among dozens of people arrested during a nationwide day of protests over Moscow’s response to the global economic
Hundreds of protesters have marched in Davos to give the thumbs-down to leaders at the World Economic Forum.
While anti-globalisation rallies are
Iran has been marking the 30th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution.
Beginning 10 days of celebrations, Iranian leaders paid tribute to
Iraqi authorities have reported relatively peaceful but widespread voting in local elections.
In Iraq’s first big vote since 2005, polling
A rocket has been fired from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip into Israel, according to the country’s military. No injuries were reported in the