"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
A Slovak police chief is facing the sack after a bungled airport security test resulted in explosives being flown on a passenger flight to Dublin
Mixed news from the British retailer Marks & Spencer.
It has just posted its first rise in underlying sales for over two years, but its
European Union officials are in Greece to hear details of what the Athens government plans to do to get out of its current fiscal mess.
Iceland is under renewed pressure to pay back billions of euros in compensation to Britain and the Netherlands over its failed savings
An airport security test has ended in embarrassment for Slovakia after explosives planted by authorities in an unwitting passenger’s bag ended up in
It might seem like small change to the bankers of Britain or the United States, but the money at the centre of the Icesave crisis is threatening
With the world’s carmakers looking to developing countries for future growth, India’s Auto Expo, which has just opened in New Delhi, is increasingly
The only official survivor of both the atomic bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki has died. Tsutomi Yamaguchi was aged 93 and had been
2010 is designated the European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion, with civil society groups and various governmental agencies aiming
Europe’s civil servants are having their fight for a pay rise taken to court, because the European Union member states, who are only willing to give
The British prime minister is facing a fresh backbench rebellion over his leadership.
Less than an hour before resuming parliamentary business
European shares finished slightly ahead, at their best levels in 15 months, as data suggested economic recovery is continuing, albeit not
German and French ministers have expressed confidence in the Airbus A400M military transport plane project.
Airbus has reportedly drawn up
A suicide attacker has detonated a massive car-bomb in the capital of Dagestan, Makhatchkala, bringing more carnage to the troubled North Caucasus
An Egyptian soldier has been shot dead in clashes with Palestinians at Egypt’s border with Gaza.
Trouble flared at a protest against an
Many thousands of people in Europe, particularly people over 65 have cataracts in one or both eyes. Replacement lens implants could not guarantee
Sydney’s Powerhouse museum of science and design has plugged into the demographic with an exhibition all about a decade of money and excess, new
Millions of Germans are still unable to use their bank cards because of a software bug that struck at the start of the year.
A programming mistake
A military push against al Qaeda in Yemen has yielded three more arrests, according to security sources in the country.
Those detained are said to
US spy agencies are seeking ways to improve their operations after the alleged attempt to blow up an American airliner on Christmas Day.
The recent cold snap is continuing to cause chaos across Europe.
While it is good news for tens of thousands of British schoolchildren who will
Explosives were discovered at a house in Dublin after an airport security drill on the other side of Europe went horribly wrong.
Around 90 grams
A radical environmental group says its high-tech protest power boat has been rammed and sunk by Japanese whalers near Antarctica.
The Sea Shepherd
A suicide attacker has killed at least six policemen and injured over a dozen more in Russia’s troubled southern region of Dagestan.
A car packed
Children from across Japan participate in a New Year’s calligraphy competition.
President Barack Obama has acknowledged human and systemic failures led to a breach in security and the failed attempt to bomb an American-bound
As extreme weather continues to blast many parts of Europe, authorities are struggling to keep public services and transport links open.