"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
Greece is reportedly seeking five to 10 billion dollars from US investors to help cover its borrowing needs of about 10 billion euros in May
Spain is revving up its green credentials with a plan to encourage electric cars. It wants to see a quarter of a million of them on its roads by
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has held talks with the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during a two-day trip to strengthen economic
In March, the residents of L’Aquila grew tired of waiting for action. They pushed aside the barriers and forced their own way into the historic heart
Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have defied “no go” orders issued by the authorities to occupy the city’s plush commercial centre for a fourth
The opposition Conservatives are calling it the most important election in decades.
David Cameron told his supporters he was delighted the race is
L’Aquila is remembering, one year on.
The Italian city is marking the anniversary of the earthquake that killed some 300 people.
As well as those
Seventy five Indian police officers have died in a series of ambushes by Maoist rebels.
Security convoys on patrol in dense jungle in central
The Obama administration has unveiled a new defence policy restricting the use of US nuclear weapons. For the first time the United States has
Comprising thousands of tiny LED lights, this installation by Austrian artist Edwin Erdl is called Matrix II. It is just one of the innovative pieces
Ruth Flowers is a DJ in some of the most prestigious clubs in Paris and Cannes. She has got the huge black shades and the bling jewellery, but what
One of Slovenia’s most promising young contemporary filmmakers, Spela Cadez, works on puppet animations, using the traditional stop motion technique
The party which succeeds in convincing the country it can best handle the economy is most likely to win Britain’s general election.
The Chinese government has strongly defended its currency policy and denied it manipulates the yuan, but hinted it could be allowed to rise in value
South Korea’s Samsung is predicting a huge rise in profit this year.
The world’s largest maker of semiconductors and flat-screen TVs has just
Spanish unemployment rose again in March as jobs were cut in the dominant services sector.
The jobless rate increased by 0.87 percent, compared
The leader of Britain’s Conservative opposition says he is ready for the election battle.
“I am delighted it’s finally underway, and this election
The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has announced as expected that the country’s general election will be held on May 6th.
A month of fierce
Barack Obama is set to outline a new defence strategy that would limit the circumstances in which the US would use nuclear weapons.
It is expected
Another wave of deadly bomb attacks has shaken the Iraqi capital.
Latest reports say at least 28 people have been killed.
Authorities say seven
Authorities in India say an attack by Maoist rebels has left between 50 and 60 policemen dead.
The rebels are reported to have carried out an
The number of workers killed in a US coal mine disaster has risen to 25.
Four miners are still missing after an explosion tore through the mine in
Anti-government protesters gather outside Bangkok’s Election Commission to continue their bid to topple the government.
The cherry blossoms are in full-blown in many places, signalling the time for cherry-blossom viewing parties.
Militants attacked a United States consulate in northwest Pakistan with car bombs and grenades on Monday.
The Space shuttle Discovery was today launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit to highlight the plight of displaced.
Supporters of General Fonseka on hunger strike removed by police
US President and First Lady participate in Easter Egg Roll.