"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
Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo. At least 14 others were wounded, six of them
Two foreigners are among four people to have been killed in an explosion in the Egyptian capital Cairo.
At least 14 others were wounded, six of
At least four people including two foreigners have been killed in a bomb blast in the Egyptian capital, Cairo.
The explosion struck in an area
No financial get-together of world leaders would be complete without its protests.
Anti-globalisation demonstrators donned masks and, in the
Israel’s Kadima party leader Tzipi Livni is insisting that she is not willing to compromise on peace policies just to join a coalition government
A man suspected of murdering a key witness in torture accusations against the president of Chechnya has been arrested.
The suspect, a Russian man
EU leaders meeting to find a common position on reforming the world economy say greater financial sector regulation is needed.
Hosted by German
Somali pirates have struck again in the Gulf of Aden.
A Greek-owned cargo ship with 22 crew on board has been seized.
The vessel is loaded with
Rescuers searching a coal mine in China where 74 people were killed in a gas explosion say they have brought all remaining survivors to the surface
Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible
Egypt has temporarily opened its border with Gaza to allow people needing medical treatment to leave the beleagured Palestinian territory
European leaders are meeting in Berlin to try to hammer out a unified position on how to overhaul global financial rules. This ahead of a broader
Last-minute preparations are underway ahead of the 81st Oscars ceremony. After months of movie critics awards and audience awards, it is now time for
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is calling on European nations to coordinate their economic rescue plans ahead of the G20 summit in London in
A national day of mourning has been observed in Australia for those who died in the country’s worst bushfires in living memory.
A total of 209
An extreme right-wing organisation has taken to the streets of Rome calling for the expulsion of the entire Roma or gypsy population from Italy
A huge demonstration involving an estimated 120,000 people has been held in Dublin to protest against the Irish government’s handling of the economic