"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
The four main political groupings in the European parliament have told the European Commission it’s time to stir itself and propose ideas for the
Thousands of trade union members demonstrated in Paris on Tuesday, the eve of the announcement of plans to reform France’s pension system.
Thirty-three naval officers appeared in court in Istanbul on Tuesday over allegations they plotted to kill some of Turkey’s most senior non-Muslim
Soldiers in tanks are patrolling the streets of Osh in southern Kyrgystan.
At least 170 people have been killed since the worst violence between
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In 1972, 470 people died in the violent sectarian unrest which dominated Northern Ireland, including 13 people who died on Bloody Sunday when the
On an historic day for Northern Ireland, a British Prime Minister has apologised for the events of Bloody Sunday in 1972.
Relatives of those killed
Read all of David Cameron’s statement
German investor confidence plunged in June on concern that the sovereign debt crisis will undermine growth prospects in Europe’s biggest
There was a massive variation in new car sales around European Union last month as various governments ended their scrapping schemes, intended to
Shares of British pay-TV firm BSkyB soared after it rejected a proposal by majority shareholder News Corporation.
The Rupert Murdoch controlled
Swiss lawmakers continue to slowly inch towards approving a tax deal between UBS and the US authorities.
The parliament’s lower house has now
Families of those killed by British troops on Bloody Sunday cheered as the inquiry completely exonerated their loved ones.
Applause erupted in
The Summer Night Concert is an extraordinary event held in a breathtaking location. So extraordinary that audiences of 100,000 turn up to see one of
British supermodel Karen Elson has released her debut album – The Ghost Who Walks – produced by her husband, none other than Jack White of The White
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It is no secret that spending too much time in the sun without sufficient protection is playing with fire. In Europe alone, hundreds of thousands of
Every year huge numbers of loggerhead sea turtles mistake the waste thrown into the sea by man for food. They eat it and die.
Maya is lucky. She
The Irish government says it will expel an Israeli diplomat following the use of forged passports in the assassination of a senior member of Hamas
Portugal and Ivory coast fans are in South Africa for the World Cup group G match.
Relatives of those shot dead on Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland hope a report today will find their loved ones were killed unlawfully by British
A hundred stewards from Durban’s Moses Mabhida stadium marched on road to demonstrate against low wages
SAfrican youth benefit from World Cup legacy projects.
Thousands of Romanians were protesting on Tuesday outside the Parliament building in the capital Bucharest, against salary and pension cuts as the
A light plane has crashed into suburban Sydney outside a school, killing the pilot and injuring the passenger.
Jerusalem’s old city illuminated in the festival of lights: greatest light sculptors and light designers in the world.
Thousands of Romanians have braved the summer heat to gather outside parliament and demand the government step down.
They are against proposed cuts
With deadly violence gripping Kyrgyzstan, its interim government has been quick to place the blame at the door of ousted president Kurmanbek Bakiyev
Barack Obama has visited clean-up crews at a control centre in Alabama during his latest trip to the stricken Gulf of Mexico.
It comes amid growing