"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
Just how the suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab got through the American intelligence net is a question being asked at the highest levels in
In Germany, a deal to end a row over the running of a controversial World War Two museum may be in sight.
Christian Democrat Union member Erika
The president of Iceland has vetoed controversial legislation that would have forced taxpayers to pay for the country’s failed banks.
The Dutch government has given its first reaction to the refusal by Iceland’s President to sign a multi billion euro plan to repay the Netherland’s
Yemen has begun an offensive against al-Qaeda.
The strike coincided with the reopening of the US embassy in Sanaa.
The complex was given the
The big freeze has been causing chaos across much of Europe. In Germany the wintry weather resulted in this school bus — packed full of children —
As expected, euro zone inflation jumped in December.
Economists said that was mainly due to the effect of more expensive oil.
One of Spain’s goals while it is presiding nation of the European Council is to continue trying to normalise relations between the EU and Cuba. Its
European shares finished the session virtually changed as investors took profits.
There was mixed news from across the Atlantic.
The Spanish EU Presidency-in-transition has been consulting expert opinion to pull Europe and its own national fortunes out of a stubborn economic
Kraft is selling its North American frozen pizza business to Switzerland’s Nestle for the equivalent of just over 2.5 billion euros.
In 1998, scientists predicted that the Chacaltaya glacier above La Paz would have completely disappeared by 2015. Now experts say it will already be
For the first time since 2002, Americans spent more to see films in cinemas last year than they did to buy them on DVD and Blu-ray discs.
German unemployment is up again.
The jobless total – not adjusted for seasonal factors, which is the headline figure used in Germany – climbed in
The movie version of the Broadway musical extravaganza, “Nine” is now coming out across Europe, with its dazzling, A-list cast that includes Daniel
Keri Hilson is in the running for two of this year’s Grammy awards, including best newcomer, on the strength of her debut album “In a perfect world”
European planemaker EADS is reportedly preparing to pull out from Europe’s largest defence project – the A400M military transport aircraft.
China is experiencing its worst cold snap in decades.
Passengers travelling on a train through Inner Mongolia had to wait in their carriages for 25
The British public faces a long election campaign in which it will be reminded that the spiralling budget deficit and public spending must be
A member of a powerful political clan in the Philippines has pleaded not guilty to 41 counts of murder and denied responsibility for a massacre in
The US has reopened its embassy in Yemen, saying the killing of two suspected al-Qaeda members yesterday had done enough to calm security
With the fireworks and fanfare now over, Spain appears to be wasting no time in implementing its agenda as holder of the EU’s rotating
Breathtaking, spectacular and all the glitz and glamour imaginable were on offer as Dubai officially showed off the world’s tallest building.
There are around 96 million young people aged 15 to 29 living in the European Union. Who are they? And what are their lives like? We present a
People travelling to and inside the US are already starting to feel the impact of new airport security measures that have come into
United Arab Emirates
Breathtaking, spectacular and all the glitz and glamour imaginable were on offer as Dubai officially showed off the world’s tallest
South Africa’s Polygamous President has married his fifth wife – but not without a hitch.
67-year-old Jacob Zuma has married a woman almost 30
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has given the first official statement on how the US views Yemen in the wake of the failed Christmas day bombing
A gang of armed robbers has stolen several million euros from a security van in France.
Footage showed the gang blocking off the vehicle outside a