"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
Under the circumstances, they would be forgiven for never wanting to set foot at the San José mine again.
But some of the 33 men rescued after 69
Riding on the positive wave of the miners’ rescue.
Chile’s President has been warmly received in London, just days after greeting the miners as
Tens of thousands of Catholics have gathered at ceremonies across Australia to witness the canonisation of the country’s first saint.
The governing body of world football is to investigate a newspaper report that two members of its executive committee offered to sell their votes in
Australia has its first ever saint.
Sister Mary MacKillop is one of five people who have been canonised by the Pope at the Vatican.
The French government is attempting to reassure the public amid reports that fuel shortages have begun to affect the two main airports in
Action against hunger activists organised a banquet without food near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Twelve female climate activists handcuffed themselves to two immobilised vans blocking the sole access road to the oil refinery, preventing tankers
Barack Obama has been rallying supporters in Masachusetts.
Ahead of mid-term elections on November 2, the US President is pulling out all of the
A rare set of 10 German postal stamps depicting the actress Audrey Hepburn have fetched 430,000 euros at a charity auction in Berlin.
14 million of
Chile’s 33 freed miners have given only sketchy details about the 69 days they spent trapped in the bowels of the earth.
Speculation is growing
At least 11 people have died and three more are missing following flash floods in southern Russia.
The bridge linking two settlements was swept
Protesters took to the streets of France on Saturday to defend their right to retire at 60.
President Nicolas Sarkozy wants to raise the retirement
Demonstrators angry about France’s pension reforms have clashed with riot police in Paris.
Saturday’s protests across the country were largely
Germany’s attempt to create a multicultural society has been a total failure, Chancellor Angela Merkel told young members of her Christian Democrat
Officials in China say an explosion in a coal mine has killed 21 workers and trapped 16 underground.
Rescue teams are trying to reach the miners