"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
Ban Ki-moon spoke as he visited people displaced by the recent brutal climax to the government’s 26-year war with Tamil separatists.
The streets of Tokyo and Paris’s Louvre museum were the setting for two stylised East-meets-West films as the 62nd Cannes film festival began winding
Tributes are being paid in Seoul to former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun who police believe took his own life on Saturday.
Italian workers at car-maker Fiat have held street rallies to keep the pressure on management, which has upped its bid to take over Opel
Spain and Portuguals’ Socialist Prime Ministers have organised joint electoral rallies in a show of transnational unity ahead of the European
German President Horst Koehler has been re-elected for another five years as Head of State by the country’s parliament the Budestag.
A new free trade deal between Europe and South Korea is closer but still proving elusive.
EU officials were in Seoul on Saturday after finishing
The German presidency is essentially a ceremonial position as laid down in the nation’s Basic Law, but the president is a moral authority, and that
Germany’s current President Horst Koehler remains favourite to win re-election today — but only by the tightest of margins.
South Korea’s former president Roh Moo-hyun has died of head injuries while hiking in mountains.
Police say the 62 year old had fallen to his
Audiences at Cannes would be forgiven for feeling nervous ahead of yesterday’s screening of Gaspar Noé‘s latest film “Enter the Void.”
A French court has turned down a compensation bid from the families of former soldiers who suffered after nuclear tests by France in Algeria and
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has called for full access to more than 300,000 refugees who fled during the war last weeks of the war against Tamil
Germany has been celebrating the 60th anniversary of its constitution with a giant light show on the Reichstag building in Berlin.
It was a time