"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 record slump in exports and investment caused Germany’s economy to shrink in the first quarter at its fastest pace since reunification in 1990
French consumer spending seems to be holding up for the moment.
Shoppers bought more manufactured goods than expected in April.
The German government has said it will announce the choice for a partner for Opel on Wednesday evening.
The subject has again been under
European shares closed up over one percent having spent much of the day in the red.
They turned around after the release of new figures showing
Virgin Atlantic has announced its yearly profits nearly doubled , but the privately-owned airline warned the weak global economy mean it will be
As more and more campaigns get under way ahead of the European Parliamentary elections from the 4-7 June, a new survey shows interest picking up
Portugal has begun its campaigning for the European Parliamentary elections. Only eight percent of the Portuguese know the ballot for them will be
A German-speaking voter asks:
“Why is the European Parliament in Strasbourg and in Brussels?”
“Hi, I’m Dulce Dias, a
Myanmar has come under renewed pressure to release pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
At a meeting of Asian and European foreign ministers in
United Arab Emirates
Nicolas Sarkozy has formally opened a military base in the United Arab Emirates; France’s first in the Gulf region.
The French president was
Georgia’s Independence Day has been marked by a massive protest against President Mikhail Saakashvili.
Tens of thousands of people waving white
A hesitant and fragile looking Kim Jong-il entered North-Korea’s Peoples’ Assembly last April. For the communist leader it was his first public
President Obama has made history in his choice for a new Supreme Court Justice. The President had been expected to nominate a liberal judge, probably
Defying international condemnation, an unrepentant North Korea fired off missiles and rhetoric as the world struggled with its continuing
Lung cancer kills 240,000 people across the EU every year. Early diagnosis is vital but until now difficult. A consortium of European researchers
Aboriginal director Warwick Thornton has won the Camera d’Or at Cannes for his first feature film “Samson and Delilah”.
Calvin Harris is topping the UK singles chart with his single “I’m not Alone” which was released in April. Calvin Harris has already worked with
Thousands of opposition protestors in Georgia have held a mass rally in the capital Tbilisi, renewing their calls for change. Popular resentment at
Myanmar has lifted the house arrest of pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
But she will remain in detention while her trial continues.
Despite its rogue status in the international community, North Korea remains a magnet for tourists.
Here at Dandong, on the Chinese side of the
Figures out today show how hard the world economic slump has hit Russia.
The gross domestic product declined by 10,5 per cent in April, 9,8 per
North Korea has defied world condemnation and test-fired two more missiles.
Sources in South Korea said the short-range rockets were launched off
A fire in a Turkish hospital has claimed the lives of eight people.
The blaze broke out overnight in the hospital’s scanner department, forcing
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il has refused to be moved by the world-wide condemnation of his country’s most recent nuclear test.
Dairy farmers across Europe have succeeded in winning some concessions from the EU in the battle to get financial help to ride out plummeting milk
The assassination Rafik al-Hariri the former Prime Minister of Lebanon has caused a bitter war of words. The German magazine, Der Spiegel has claimed
Half a million people have been forced from their homes in Bangladesh and eastern India after a cyclone barrelled into coastal areas, killing more
Lawyers at the trial of the former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic are trying to convince the court that he was promised immunity from