"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
Cuba has called on the United States to lift its 48 year embargo on the Caribbean Island.
The announcement made by the Speaker of the Parliament
Thailand’s red shirt protesters have vowed to step up their campaign for new elections after a peace overture to the government was
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says his party will not prop up a Gordon Brown government if Labour finish third in the British general election
Europe’s economic big boys France and Germany have promised to take a hardline with Greece in exchange for financial support.
An internal government memo suggesting the Pope could launch his own brand of condoms on a planned visit to the UK has triggered an apology from
Exit polls from Austria’s presidential election show incumbent leader Heinz Fishcher is heading for a thumping victory. The Social Democrat
History could be made in Hungary today.
In the second round of elections, the conservative opposition is poised to win the strongest political
Ultra-nationalists in Israel have rallied in East Jerusalem, calling for the demolition of Palestinian homes they say were illegally built.
Austria is picking its president today.
The outcome of the ballot is in no doubt. The Social Democrat already in the post is set to be re-elected
A Tornado nearly a mile wide has left at least ten people dead, including three children, and dozens injured in the southern US state of Mississippi
Demonstrators in Malaysia hurl slippers at photo of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, calling him a “war criminal”.
Demonstrators on hunger strike accuse the government of election fraud and clash with police outside the National Electoral Court in Bolivia.
A funeral service for four German soldiers killed in Afghanistan has been attended by Chancellor Angela Merkel and senior members of her government.
Thailand is bracing itself for further unrest after its prime minister spurned a compromise offer to dissolve parliament and call fresh elections
Hungary’s centre-right Fidesz party goes into the second round of parliamentary elections today already sure of victory.
The party, allied to the
The head of the International Monetary Fund has sought to reassure Greeks who fear its involvement will make their country’s situation worse.
Thousands of people have marched in Spain to support judge Baltasar Garzon, accused of exceeding his powers by investigating atrocities committed
Austrians go to the polls today to elect a new president. All the indications are that Heinz Fischer will win a second six year term. Opinion polls