"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
The German government has said it is still talking to other potential investors about taking over General Motors’ European divisions Opel and
French holiday resort and leisure group Club Med has reported a net loss of 22 million euros in the six months up to the end of April.
Jose Manuel Barroso may have the backing of Europe’s heavyweights to continue as Commission President, but France, at least, is expected to look for
The global economy could start growing again between the end of this year and the middle of 2010 according to European Central Bank governing council
Japan’s economy shrank at its fastest pace since World War Two in the first three months of this year.
Gross domestic product contracted 3.8
IKEA has confirmed it will not open any stores in India until the government there changes the law which bans foreign companies from fully owning
Holidaymakers can look forward to a dip in clean waters in the vast majority of the EU’s beaches this summer, but a report on bathing water quality
The bitter presidential election campaign in Iran has ended after weeks of acrimony between the two main rivals. The election pits current President
Six people have been arrested in Italy on charges of plotting to attack world leaders at a G8 summit this summer. At least two are suspected of links
Fears of a global flu pandemic have been realised, with the worldwide alert being raised to its highest possible level: six. The World Health
One of Europe’s most-wanted men has reappeared on television.
The pictures of the renegade Serb general Ratko Mladic were shown on Bosnian
Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi has been given a mixed reception on his first official visit to former colonial power Italy. A speech to lawmakers due
When President Ahmadinejad of Iran was elected to power four years ago he promised millions of Iranians they he’d lift them out of poverty.
Up 800 illegal immigrants are occupying an old courthouse in central Athens, transforming it into an enormous squat. Living conditions are appalling
Twenty years after its downfall, the Berlin Wall is making a comeback – this time as the theme for a fashion collection. The world-famous grafitti
Walls and watchtowers have long been used to ensure the safety of citizens sheltering under their protection. The guardians of the 21st century are
Europe’s most-wanted man has reappeared on television. Pctures of the renegade Serb General Ratko Mladic were shown on Bosnian tv, said by the
Europe’s most-wanted man has reappeared on television. Pictures of the renegade Serb General Ratko Mladic were shown on Bosnian TV, said by the
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been addressing senators in Rome on his first ever visit to Italy.
The dictator’s trip has sparked controversy
The Peruvian parliament has suspended two land-use laws that sparked deadly clashes last week, but indigenous groups have vowed to continue
France and Germany have backed Jose Manuel Barroso’s bid for a second five year term as President of the EU Commission.
The full seal of approval
Mudslinging between the two main rivals in Iran’s forthcoming presidential election has reached new levels as the campaign enters its final day
France’s top constitutional court has watered down a law backed by President Nicolas Sarkozy that was aimed at punishing Internet pirates.
An elderly man described by the media as a white supremacist has been shot and critically wounded after killing a security guard at the Washington
The remains of eight men shot during the Civil War are believed to lie in a cemetery in a small village in Spain’s North Western province of Zamora
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi says relations with Italy have entered a new era.
Speaking on his first visit to Libya’s former colonial power
Iran votes tomorrow and the final day of campaigning saw the two leading presidential candidates throw their last punches in what has been a bitter