"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
People have burnt logs for heat since the dawn of time but new techniques mean that the humble tree is now being transformed into far more diverse
Philips Electronics managed better than expected third-quarter results as its cost-cutting measures started to take effect, however the Dutch
European stocks finished at three week highs up over one percent.
Philips unexpectedly good results fuelled hopes over results due out this week
325 kilometres of barbed wire is a physical symbol of the hostility and distrust that has existed between Turkey and Armenia for over a century
The 60,000 French citizens who cross the Franco-Swiss border to work in Geneva are coming to terms with the success of a populist right wing party in
The H1N1 flu pandemic has not been as dramatic as first feared but this is not the time for the public to let its guard down. That was the message
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown has confirmed the planned sale of British government assets worth 17 billion euros.
They include its stake in the
The Czech prime minister and the European Commission president will meet on Tuesday to swap ideas on how to push the Lisbon Treaty over the finish
For the first time ever the Nobel Prize for Economics has been won by a woman.
Professor Elinor Ostrom, from Indiana University, has been given
As British politicians returned to parliament after the summer break there was a stark message on climate change from without and within Westminster
Violence has hit Pakistan’s streets again with the fourth deadly attack in little over a week.
Earlier today, a Taliban suicide bomber killed at
A Libyan man has lost one of his hands, as well as suffering injuries to his face, after he set off a bomb at an Italian army barracks.
Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has been heckled by the public on national day, in what has been interpreted as a sign of his
US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has arrived at Northern Ireland’s parliament stormont to push forward the peace process in its final steps
Armenia’s President Serzh Sarksyan has said he will visit Turkey later this week despite question marks hanging over an historic peace deal.
October 19th officially marks the beginning of Ukraine’s presidential race.
Former Prime Minister and leader of the Party of Regions Viktor
Written and directed by Alejandro Amenabar (think Vanilla Sky, think The Others) with a budget of 50 million euros, Agora plays for a hefty 144
This may look like an ordinary country lane but two amateur fosil hunters discovered a set of 30-odd dinasaur footprints here last April. Geologists
A new Michael Jackson song has been released, the first since the ‘King of Pop’s’ death.
The single ‘This is it’ features backing vocals by two of
The Turkish and Armenian presidents will seek to build on Saturday’s breakthrough in peacemaking between their countries at a World Cup match in
Edgar Allen Poe, one of America’s greatest 19th century authors has been given a solemn send-off 160 after his death.
It came on the 200th
Twenty Greenpeace activists have been arrested after bypassing security at the British parliament to stage a rooftop protest.
It is the latest in a
The issue of gay rights is back at the top of the US political agenda. Thousands of people marched through Washington DC on Sunday calling for equal
At least 40 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-west of Pakistan.
Officials say the blast struck a security convoy in the
Italian police are trying to establish why a Libyan man threw a bomb at an army barracks, severely injuring himself. A soldier was slightly wounded
A Libyan man has been seriously injured after throwing a bomb at a military barracks in Milan. A soldier at the base was also slightly wounded in the
Less than 48 hours after the signing of Saturday’s landmark peace deal between Turkey and Armenia and doubts are being raised over the accord’s