"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 Nobel award has re-exposed deep-lying divisions between China and the West that had been hidden, to some degree, by growing trade relations
The world climate summit in Cancun ends with the debate far from over. Jo Leinen has followed it closely in Mexico, as head of the European
Croatian television is reporting that the former prime minister Ivo Sanader, wanted by the authorities over corruption allegations, has been arrested
On the streets of Oslo, the atmosphere was chilly, and not just because of the wintry weather.
Chinese government supporters clashed with those
It is 10 years since since the Arab Thought Foundation was established to nurture intellectual interaction between Arabs and the rest of the
The MACRO Museum in the Italian capital Rome has just opened its new wing with an exhibition by Dutch duo Bik Van der Pol.
Also recently opened in
US actor Harvey Keitel has been honoured at the Marrakesh film festival for his lifelong achievement and career as an actor.
Keitel, who has
The Nobel Peace Prize 2010 has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo in his absence.
The Chinese dissident is serving an 11-year jail sentence for subversive
As the ski-season gets underway, the burning issues combine a passion for the mountains, economics interests and the environment.
Among the organisations placed in the spotlight by the recent WikiLeaks’ release of confidential military and diplomatic documents is NATO.
The UN climate talks in Mexico are drawing to a close, but protestors still line the route to the venue in Cancun.
Demonstrations aside, the
The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo at a ceremony in Oslo on Friday.
Dignitaries will gather around an
One day after a fire killed 81 prisoners in Chile, questions are being raised about safety in the country’s prisons.
The fire at the San Miguel
Forty one years after the event a court in Florida has pardoned 60s rock legends The Doors’ lead singer Jim Morrison for alleged indecent exposure
Protesters fought running battles with police in central London on Thursday in violent clashes over plans to make students pay more to go to
The man behind what was in 2003 Europe’s biggest ever corporate bankruptcy, Calisto Tanzi, has been jailed for 18 years by an Italian court.