"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
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The US government is to give the country’s car parts suppliers financial aid worth around 3.5 billion euros.
The Treasury Department will
In Amstetten, the village where Josef Fritzl
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European Union leaders have been rejecting American calls for a stiffer economic stimulus effort.
Going into a summit in Brussels, they appeared
The museum at Porto in northern Portugal features the work of the Welsh artist Bethan Huws – deeply rooted in the beginnings of modern art.And the
Spain has announced it is withdrawing its troops from Kosovo. The Defence Minister detailed the pull-out on a visit to inspect the 632-man contingent
Guadeloupe has recently been shaken by a long drawn-out bitter social struggle. Euronews met the two main protagonists in the conflict – Elie
Former Israeli President Moshe Katsav has been formally charged with rape and other sexual offences.
The indictment was filed in a Tel Aviv
Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek has reiterated opposition to an economic rescue plan for Eastern Europe.
His comments came as EU leaders
Josef Fritzl, the man who locked his daughter in a cellar for almost a quarter of a century and fathered seven children with her – is awaiting the
Pope Benedict the sixteenth has celebrated his first mass on African soil in front of 60,000 worshippers in Cameroon.
He said the service was
US President Obama has been trying to defuse public anger over bonus payments by the bailed out insurance giant AIG.
Billions of public funds have
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Switzerland does not belong on a tax haven blacklist and is working to convince the international community of its determination to open up its bank
There is a further sign of a thaw in relations between Cuba and the EU.
Havana has said it is willing to discuss human rights issues with Brussels
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Specifically, they were calling for the