"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
With the world still mired in the worst recession for decades the economy is, not surprisingly, the main issue in this Portuguese election.
There are seventeen million senior citizens in Germany, and they vote more than any other age group. Their influence means they are heavily courted
Chinese director Lu Chuan has won the coveted Golden Shell award at the San Sebastian film festival for his portait of the Sino-Japanese war “City of
A Washington-based research group says satellite images of a newly-revealed nuclear site in Iran may show entrances to an underground uranium
No weekend off for Germany’s battling would-be chancellors. Angela Merkel and Frank Walter Steinmeier are trying to win over the one in four of the
Pope Benedict XVI has called on Catholics in the Czech Republic to return to the fold, after years of declining Church numbers.
He arrived in
Extremist threats are casting a shadow over the annual Munich Beer Festival and last minute campaigning in Germany’s general election.
Hundreds of women and their children demonstrated in Brussels on Saturday to calling for the veil and all other religious clothes or symbols to be
Opinion polls suggest the German chancellor Angela Merkel may be on her way back to power in tomorrow’s election but without her preferred coalition
Israel’s foreign minister says the revelation of another nuclear site in Iran proves that the country wants to make atomic bombs. Avigdor Lieberman
German intelligence services say they’ are taking seriously threats made by Islamist extremist groups as the country prepares to go the polls
It is all over bar the ballot in Portugal, which votes tomorrow but takes a breather from the frenetic campaign today.
The last three opinion
Pope Benedict XVI is visiting the Czech Republic today on a mission to revive faith in a country showing increasing indifference to religion.
When a EU member state adopts the Lisbon Treaty, the ratification document is sent to Italy. If all 27 documents arrive in Rome, the Treaty will
describe their economic crisis-fighting action a success.
The final statement following the two day G-20 meeting in Pittsburgh states that
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev says Iran will provide convincing proof about its peaceful intentions with its nuclear programme at a meeting of
The German electoral campaign enters the final stretch today too close to call. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s hopes of forming a centre-right coalition
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have extended their lead over the opposition, according to a number of opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s elections.