"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
Good news from Britain’s high streets where retail sales rose in April at their fastest pace in three years.
The British Retail Consortium said
European shares closed slightly lower after a choppy trading session.
Weaker financial and mining stocks outweighed drugmakers and energy
Spain’s new economic stimulus measures are in part an attempt to address soaring unemployment there.
The jobless total, at 17.4 percent, is the
Nissan is the latest car maker to unveil horrible figures because of slumping sales. It lost 1.75 billion euros in the last quarter.
European aerospace group EADS’s operating profit for the first three months of the year slumped 70 percent to 232 million euros.
It blamed costs
The financial turmoil in the skies continues.
Spain’s Iberia said it suffered a first quarter operating loss of 147 million euros.
China is marking the first anniversary of the devastating earthquake that struck the southwest of the country. More than 80,000 people died in the
He was born Yvan Demjanjuk in 1920 in the west of Ukraine. After serving in the Red Army at the start of World War Two, he says he was captured by
But this footage of Europeans voting in a previous round of elections for their Parliament, is real, even though turnout has been poor, and is
Some praise it on transparency grounds while others say it misrepresents them.
The website VoteWatch.eu was launched this week, casting light on
Jan Fischer has got to work picking up the leftovers.
The new prime minister of the Czech Republic has been meeting senior officials in Brussels
The Pope’s visit to Israel has been attracting an increasing number of critical comments about his wartime role. Israel’s Parliamentary Speaker
The world’s most-wanted Nazi suspect, John Demjanjuk, is being monitored by doctors in Germany, to see if the 89-year-old is fit enough to stand
The Spanish prime minister has gone on the offensive to turn around the country’s economy and his own political fortunes.
He has unveiled a
The American journalist freed from prison in Iran says she is in no hurry to leave Tehran. Roxana Saberi had her eight-year jail term for spying
The leader of Britain’s opposition Conservative Party has apologised for the parliamentary expenses row, and ordered his collegues to pay the money
The Norwegian Opera and Ballet house in Oslo has been awarded this year’s Mies van der Rohe award, the European Union’s prize for contemporary
Starring Andy Garcia and Juliana Margulies, “City Island” is the story of an Italian-American family from New York whose members find out nothing is
The long-postponed mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope is finally underway.
Scientists hope the work will give the 19-year old satellite
Anti-terrorist police in Italy claim to have caught two al-Qaeda masterminds, in charge of training suicide-bombers and planning to build a super
The outgoing Moldovan president, Vladimir Voronin, has been elected speaker of parliament,in a move that critics see as an attempt to hold onto
Alleged Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk has arrived in Germany from the US to face charges of involvement in the killing of 29,000 Jews in
On the second day of a sensitive trip to Israel the Pope visited powerful symbols of Judaism and Islam in Jerusalem. Following tradition, Benedict
Prosecutors in Italy have accused two men already in custody of being leading members of al-Qaeda in Europe. Italian anti-terrorist police claim that
China has been remembering an earthquake that devastated Sichuan province in the south west exactly one year ago. Mourners gathered throughout the
It was meant to be a “pilgrimage of peace.”
But so far, the Pope’s visit to Israel seems only to have exacerbated the tensions between the Jewish
Scores of citizens from across the EU have met top policy-makers in Brussels to hand over their recommendations for tackling the economic and social
All change at the top of US forces in Afghanistan as the US seeks a change of direction in its war on al-Qaeda.
After less than a year in the job
The Georgian opposition is trying to keep up pressure on the government following failed talks with four of its leaders on Monday. Demonstrations