"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
About 500 striking workers at a car parts factory in southern China making locks for Honda cars have been refusing management demands to return to
For South African businesses, the World Cup presents the problem of letting fans watch the action without productivity being too badly effected
A little girl’s death has cast a shadow over World Cup celebrations in South Africa and kept ex-President Nelson Mandela away from the opening
The greatest sporting event on earth is underway: the World Cup has kicked off with hosts South Africa drawing against Mexico 1-1.
Spain has strongly denied that it has made a request for economic aid from the European Union. That follows a newspaper report the EU is preparing to
Club Med’s shares soared after the French holiday resort group reported it is back in profit and is talking with a potential partner in China.
BP’s Chief Executive Tony Hayward has said no decision has yet been made about whether it will pay a politically-sensitive quarterly dividend on its
Electors in Belgium have just two days left to go to choose their candidates for the country’s parliamentary elections.
The country is deeply
NATO has warned that success is not yet assured in the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan. “There will be many difficult days ahead”, the
To celebrate the World Cup, an experimental musician from paris has put together a transcontinental jazz combo – Paris/Joburg – combining French and
The label “New Romanian Cinema” or “Romanian New Wave Cinema” refers to a group of directors who grew up during the communist era, went through the
A new exhibition has opened in Brussels, Belgium. “GEO-Graphics – A Map of Art Practices in Africa Past and Present” showcases African artworks from
Politicians from Louisiana have called for the six month moratorium on offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to be lifted in a bid to save the
Poland is about to elect a new president. This comes two months after the fatal plane crash which killed not only Polish President Lech Kaczynski and
Swiss officials are keeping their fingers crossed for the safe return of a businessman held by Libya for nearly two years.
Max Göldi was released
The Philippines are not just a tourist’s paradise. The country has been affected by decades of conflict between government and rebel forces
A massive search was launched yesterday after contact was lost with the 16 year old, who had been making a solo crossing of the Indian Ocean.
Japan could face a Greek-style fiscal crisis if it does not slash its huge public debt, the country’s new prime minister warned on Friday.
Nelson Mandela will not attend today’s World Cup opening ceremony after the death of his great granddaughter in a car crash.
Zenani Mandela, who
Nelson Mandela’s grief at losing his great granddaughter will stand in stark contrast to his pride as the father of a nation that today becomes the
World cup fans in Johannesburg
Football fans from all around the world have arrived in Johannesburg.
World Cup Soccer : Ivory Coast team arrival in Johannesburg
Floods in Poland : tens of thousands of people whose homes are threatened have been evacuated in recent days in southern regions of Poland.
Bad weather in northern Spain : heavy rains brought flooding
World Cup in South Africa : here is the expression of a great enthusiasm in every substratum of the population