"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
Eleven days after the fall of Hosni Mubarak, the European Union’s foreign minister Catherine Ashton should have been the first high-ranking official
The European Union’s foreign policy chief, visiting Cairo, has talked about adding a billion euros to current aid being given to Egypt. Encouraging
The centre of the Bahraini capital Manama has been filled with thousands of demonstrators calling for the government’s downfall – and to remember the
The scramble to evacuate foreign nationals out of Libya is in full swing as the situation in the North African country continues to
Cuba’s cigar makers say sales are increasing despite the effects of anti-smoking laws coming into effects in many countries.
Organisers of the
Iran’s opposition movement has told euronews they have been unable to contact one of their leaders, Mehdi Karroubi, for over a week.
The aftershocks from the unrest in Libya are also being felt across global financial markets.
Libya is the world’s 12th largest exporter of crude
Colonel Gaddafi has made a defiant and inflammatory speech on Libyan state television.
It lasted over an hour.
He said he won’t step down but will
Thousands of foreigners from Libya’s neighbouring countries have been trying to flee across the borders.
Cairo’s military rulers reinforced
President Ali Abdullah Saleh has ruled what is the Arab world’s poorest nation for 32 years. Crowds began taking to the streets on February 10 to
The first regime to fall. President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was ousted on January 14 after 23 years in power and less than a month after protests
A protest, a rare occurrence in Syria, was held on Thursday 17 February but few people turned up and those who did were not calling for regime
Groups of Sudanese students inspired by events in Egypt and Tunisia used social network sites to organise small pockets of protest at the end of
Although there has been little in the way of protest, the situation in neighbouring countries like Bahrain and Yemen is a growing cause for concern
Tens of thousands of people joined peaceful rallies in cities across the country on February 20 to demand the resignation of the government
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi seems to be losing his 41-year grip on power. Protests start in the eastern city, Benghazi, on February 17, intensify
The German train drivers union is threatening further strike action after an initial two-hour stoppage on Tuesday stranded passengers on both local
Protests, largely peaceful, began in January calling for political and economic reform amid high unemployment and a high cost of living. King
Anti-government protests sprang up across the country in the middle of February. The worst violence was witnessed in the autonomous Kurdish region in
Iranian opposition groups returned to the streets on February 14 after more than a year of staying quiet. Their last protest before that came in the
The most populous Arab country, Egypt was the second domino to fall. After 18 days of intense and sometimes violent protests centred around Cairo’s
The situation in Libya remains confused, chaotic and dangerous. The latest amateur video has shown just how intense the fighting was in some parts of
King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa and his family has maintained a firm grip on power in Bahrain, where a Sunni minority rules over a Shi’ite majority. Al
Army backed President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been in power since 1999. At the beginning of the unrest in Tunisia he promised to open up state media
The survivors of the Christchurch earthquake are lucky to be alive, but are in a state of shock, and have memories that may be hard to
Two Iranian warships have passed through the Suez Canal, the first from the country to do so since the 1979 Islamic revolution.
Here are a few extra excerpts from our interviews with composer Mark-Anthony Turnage and Antonio Pappano, Music Director at the Royal Opera House in
Her life was a soap opera, played out in courtrooms and on the pages of gossip magazines. The world was fascinated by Anna Nicole Smith: her plastic
With at least 65 people killed and upwards of 100 more people trapped in shattered buildings, New Zealand’s second city Christchurch is counting the