"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 film depicting the bloody fight for Algerian independence has opened in Cannes amid tight security.
Outside, angry demonstrators claimed the
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This is what artificial life supposedly looks like. The blue shows bacterial colonies created from synthetic DNA.
The US Scientists who made the
Turkey’s made Greek Cyprus an offer in a bid to break the deadlock over the divided island’s status and continuing trade embargoes.
Ankara says it
The 27 EU finance ministers have been meeting urgently in Brussels on reforming economic policy coordination. They are looking at how to give their
Thailand’s Prime Minister has called for national reconciliation talks after a week of violence left more than 50 people dead.
But there has been
The euro zone’s service sector grew at its fastest rate in nearly three years this month, while the speed of growth in manufacturing slowed.
British Airways has reported it’s biggest annual loss since privitisation in 1987 due to a drop in passenger numbers, increased costs and an ongoing
The bank of Japan has outlined plans to provide one-year loans to banks to stimulate lending and defeat deflation as the country rides a wave of an
The German Bundestag has approved a 750 billion euro safety net to stabilise the euro.
The lower house passed Berlin’s contribution of close to 148
The EU’s centrally important agreement on fiscal discipline adopted in 1997 is the Stability and Growth Pact. The forecast for growth in the EU this
The newly-elected British Prime Minister has repeated that a strong and stable euro currency is in his country’s best interests even if it is a rival
At least nine people are now known to have died in Poland in floods that have submerged large swathes of the country along the river Vistula.
German business confidence fell in May in a survey that indicates that the euro’s troubles is a worry for business.
But many believe the economy is
The first prize to be given out at Cannes – the Grand Prix at Critics’ Week – has been awarded to the Danish director Janus Metz for his
People demonstrate in Cannes Film Festival to protest against the film “Outside Of The Law” by French-Algerian director Rachid Bouchareb.
widespread floods in Poland has caused thousands of people to be evacuated.
Newly-elected British Prime Minister David Cameron has made his second visit to a European capital since taking office.
After Paris yesterday he
South Africa has invested 5.6 billion euros in hosting the World Cup. Five brand new stadiums have been built for the event while five others have
Amputation has become one of the defining injuries of January’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti. Thousands were left without limbs after being
Dutch politician Geert Wilders claims the average Dutch couple is being forgotten by the political elite. In this country of 16 million, ‘Henk and
Energy giant, BP, has come under fresh attack for allegedly concealing the extent of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
It comes after the firm
Police in Paris are investigating why the city’s Museum of Modern Art allegedly left an alarm broken for two months, allowing a thief to make off
Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron is heading for Berlin for talks today after meeting France’s President on his first foreign trip since taking
South Korea’s National Security Council has held a rare emergency meeting to discuss its diplomatic stand-off with the North.
Wary of the impact
They say women are from Mars, and now the Japanese are going to Venus.
The country has launched its first satellite probe to the planet of love
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said on Friday he was committed to national reconciliation but made no offer of fresh elections, two days after
Thousands rally outside Greek parliament demanding the government revoke its austerity plan.
The security forces gradually regained control over key spots in Bangkok as red
shirt protesters largely from rural area are returning home.
Pakistan shuts down Facebook and YouTube because of an online competition to draw the Prophet Mohammad on Facebook.