"It means 50 000 voters plus families..."
"Better than a thousand months."
"Don't underestimate European economies, European societies"
German Finance Minister
"Now the really exciting bit, we're passing between the atmosphere and the ring system of Saturn"
Head of Planetary Science, Mullard Space Science Laboratory
"When the first observations became available, then it really changed everything."
Professor of Astrophysics, University College London
"We will stand together in spite of oppression, terrorism"
"It was a huge explosion - you could feel it in your chest"
Witness at Manchester concert blast
"Russia brazenly interfered in our 2016 presidential election process"
Former CIA Director
Tensions continue to mount in Yemen as anti-government protests entered their six consecutive day on Wednesday.
The demonstrations calling for
At least three people are reported to have been killed and dozens wounded in clashes between police and demonstrators in southern Iraq.
The Libyan Head of State is neither a king, a president nor a prime minister. Colonel Gaddafi is always referred to in official documents as the
Two Iranian warships have passed the Suez Canal en route to Syria with Israel’s foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman hinting the Jewish State may
At least two people are reported dead and around 20 have been injured in Yemen as protests spread across the country. In the capital Sanaa security
An amateur video filmed in Libya appears to show demonstrators injured in unrest, with what seems to be rapid gunfire.
Witnesses said hundreds
Ayman Nour, the chairman of Egypt’s non-religious El Ghad party, who challenged ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak for the presidency in 2005
Mixed news from Germany’s Daimler as its profit rebounded but was less than expected.
Fourth-quarter earnings in 2010 before interest and tax –
Protesters in Bahrain have held anti-government demonstrations in the capital of Manama, inspired by recent revolts in Egypt and Tunisia.
Japan says it has suspended its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic after being hounded at sea by anti-whaling protesters.
There has been irritation
The fight against counterfeit medicines has a new European directive on its side, approved by the European Parliament and expected to win the green
In Bahrain, the majority of the people are Shia Muslims but the country’s rulers are Sunni Muslims, who are frequently accused of attempting to
The new head of Germany’s central bank is Jens Weidmann, who was Chancellor Angela Merkel’s top economic adviser for the last five years.
Many Egyptians ignored their military rulers’ plea to return to work on Wednesday.
The Higher Military Council wanted workers to go back to their
Is the party over for Silvio Berlusconi?
Several of today’s Italian newspapers believe early elections are inevitable after the prime minister was
Hundreds of people have taken to the streets across Yemen, part of an ongoing show of anger against the government of President Ali Abdullah
French Foreign Minister Michele Alliot-Marie has again been forced to defend her links to the regime of ousted Tunisian president Zine Al-Abdine Ben
There have been fresh clashes in Tehran at the funeral of a student killed in anti-government protests on Monday.
Anger between supporters and
French drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis has agreed to buy US biotech group Genzyme with a improved cash offer the equivalent of almost 14.9 billion euros
Convicted fraudster Bernard Madoff says a number of banks and hedge funds were complicit in and had to have known about his 48 billion euro Ponzi
The number of Britons claiming unemployment benefit unexpectedly rose in January for the first time in four months.
The pound fell in value against
Is the party over for Silvio Berlusconi? Several commentators in today’s newspapers believe early elections are inevitable after the Italian prime
Wetlands, marshes and mangrove forests might seem simple expanses of muddy water, but are really complex eco-systems teeming with life.
After eight months inside a cramped steel capsule, astronauts from the Mars 500 project have ‘touched down’ in a virtual landing on the red
Grown up boy band Take That took the gong for Best British Group at this year’s Brit Awards. Still huge more than 20 years after their first hit, the
The Cinema for Peace charity gala is one of the highlights of the Berlin Film Festival, attracting film-makers, artists, politicians and celebrities
In Iran, a ceremony to mark the death of a student during an opposition rally has turned violent.
The 26-year old’s funeral procession had set off
This amateur footage put on YouTube shows violent protests in the Iranian capital Tehran.
Hundreds of anti-government demonstrators and government loyalists fought with rocks and batons in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in political unrest