"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
Using the sun’s rays to provide energy for kitchens across India means both cheap meals and a reduction in the amount of pollution produced.
Northern Atlantic airspace was given the all clear after a brief new volcanic ash alert for aviation. The air traffic agency Eurocontrol says
The recurrent ash cloud from Iceland is a gritty reminder for the EU’s transport ministers meeting in Brussels of the need for better preparation to
As they say in the world of theatre: the show must go on.
But not at Milan’s La Scala opera house. A strike has brought the curtain down on
Several thousand public sector workers voice their opposition to austerity measures announced by the Greek government.
This protest could be just a
BP is using two methods to stem the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Work has begun on a secondary well to draw off the gushing oil, but that
British Petroleum has continued to take a financial hammering as it struggles to stem the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico following the
Spain’s Prime Minister has been forced to deny a financial market rumour that his country was about to ask for 280 billion euros in aid from Europe
British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, is trying to remain positive after harsh criticism from a member of his own party. Speaking about the support
Japanese carmaker Nissan is set to recall some 134,000 of its upmarket Infiniti models due to faulty airbags.
The recall mostly affects cars sold
Swiss banking giant UBS reported its best results in almost three years on Tuesday.
First-quarter net profit of just over 1.5 billion euros was
Manufacturing activity in Britain grew last month at its fastest pace in more than 15 years.
A survey of purchasing managers showed a surge in new
Spain’s jobless rate fell slightly in April for the first time since last July.
But there are still 4.14 million people out of work in Spain which
David Bond’s film Erasing David looks at just how much of our supposedly private data is in the public domain.
The Icelandic volcano that caused chaos across Europe last month blasted out more clouds of ash over the weekend, causing further disruptions to air
Anger at the austerity measures being imposed in Greece has brought scuffles between police and protesters in Athens.
The demonstration was mostly
A group of people have forced their way into the main Greek state broadcaster’s studio to protest government austerity measures.
Snow, rain and cold came back to Spain after an unusual summer week and put 27 provinces on alert in the northern and eastern mainland.
Dawn in Colombia, time for the army’s soldiers to rise and shine. But once the day’s drills are over it is time to start a very different type of
A Pakistan-born US citizen is set to appear before judges in New York later today to face allegations he planted a car bomb in Times
The economy is the main worry for voters in the UK general election, but another closely-related issue is not so easy to talk about. Many feel that
About two hundred communist demonstrators breached security at the Acropolis in Athens to call for Europe-wide protests against government austerity
The Irish Aviation Authority has announced the reopening of their airspace from two o’clock this afternoon (CET).
Flights to the from the country
Parents in China have been dropping their children off to school amid extra security measures on the first day of classes since a series of recent
As a giant oil slick lapped at southeastern Louisiana’s ecologically sensitive coast, chefs, restaurant owners and seafood dealers were certain it
At least 15 people have died after severe thunderstorms ripped across Tennessee and northern Mississippi
Protesters took to the streets in New York ahead of the UN conference. Thousands gathered in Times Square to call for an end to all nuclear weapons
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the United Nations’ Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Conference.
Brussels is looking at how culture and creativity can stimulate the European economy. What do these industries contribute?
One of the fundamental objectives of the European Union is to make sure its citizens have freedom and justice and feel safe everywhere within the