"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
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In life, you win some and you lose some, and consumers in Romania will soon discover the truth of that for themselves.
The government is to raise
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An octopus, famous for tipping match outcomes, has forecast a win for Germany against England in
There have been ecstatic scenes in Madrid, as Spain defeated Chile 2:1 in the first round of the World Cup.
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South Korea on Friday marked the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the 1950-1953 Korean War.
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A year after Michael Jackson’s death caused a worldwide outpouring of shock, tears and tributes, the anniversary of his passing was being marked
Japanese soccer fans go crazy as their team beats Denmark 3-1 to clinch a place in the last 16 of the World Cup on foreign soil for the first time.
Italy’s biggest trade union staged a national general strike on Friday, throwing transport and state services into disarray in protest at Prime
Teenage sailor Abby Sunderland has arrived on the French island of Reunion, in the Indian Ocean, after being rescued while trying to sail around the
Police and protestors have clashed in Toronto ahead of the G-20 summit, as world leaders played down their differences over the best way to prop up
Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Alexandria in Egypt.
They were demonstrating against the death in police custody of a twenty eight
Kyrgyz soldiers have been voting early ahead of a referendum that could see the country become the first parliamentary democracy in the region.
Efforts to siphon oil from the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico will be put on hold for the next five days. A storm, bringing with it gale-force
G8 world leaders have pledged over four billion euros to reduce deaths among mothers and newborn babies in Africa. The heads of state are in Canada
Belgium prosecutors have defended themselves against a furious reaction from the Vatican following police raids on Church property.