"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
At least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist opposition supporters
Three women, two Germans and a Korean from a party of nine foreigners kidnapped in Yemen, have been found shot dead near Saada in the north of the
Israel’s foreign minister has backed his Prime Minister’s conditional endorsement of a future Palestinian state as long as it is demilitarised
On June 4 the US President Barack Obama made his landmark speech to the Muslim world. In it, he pressed Israel to accept a two state solution for
It is reported at least one person has been killed as gunmen opened fire at an opposition rally in Iran, where tens of thousands of reformist
Pro-Ahmadinejad supporters have also demonstrated outside the French and British embassies, condemning what they call outside interference in Iran’s
Croatia has failed in its latest attempt to solve a border disagreement with Sovenia. This has been holding up negotiations on Croatia joining the
A bearish Monday for European stocks which finished the day down three percent.
The sell off came with investors reacting to a weekend meeting
Britain’s banks have said that they are not happy with proposed changes in banking regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the credit crunch
Grey skies and rain echoed the mood among aerospace and defence companies as the Paris Air Show opened.
Marking the event’s centenary there are
Grim employment news from the euro zone.
The 16 countries using the single European currency lost a record 1.22 million jobs in the first three
Swedish truck maker Volvo’s deliveries of vehicles fell 57 percent in May compared with the same month last year.
But it noted that the sales of
Swiss cement maker Holcim is buying the Australian business of its debt-laden Mexican rival Cemex.
It will pay almost 1.2 one point two billion
Upcoming US acting talents Paul Dano and Zooey Deschanel team up in “Gigantic”, an offbeat love story set in New York City.
Dano, who has already
Launched in 2002 under the patronage of charismatic Argentinian pianist Martha Argerich, the Project which bears the same name has helped uncover
An almost complete and beautifully preserved mammoth fossil was recently discovered in eastern Serbia.
It’s believed to be one million years old
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been holding a meeting with his faction at the Knesset less than 24 hours after his speech accepting
Health authorities in the UK have sent condolences to the family of the first person in Europe to die of swine-flu, but they have tried to reassure
Anti-government demonstrators in Georgia have been beaten up by masked police in the capital Tbilisi.
Demonstrators were demanding the release of
The attendance of the Iranian President at a regional security summit in Russia has been delayed amid the mass protests in his country.
Ministers in the European Union have given a cautious welcome to words from the Israeli Prime Minister, saying he will accept a Palestinian state