"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 son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has said he and his father will never surrender.
Saif-al-Islam, the most prominent of Gaddafi’s children
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NATO has announced it is to reposition its naval forces closer to Libya with all military options seemingly on the table.
NATO leaders met in
In Libya on the strategic coastal road between the eastern Libyan towns of Bin Jawad and Ras Lanuf rebels are re-grouping. In a constantly changing
Volkswagen has reported profits that jumped to 3.2 billion euros in the fourth quarter of 2010 and said it wants to unseat Toyota and become the
In Libya, the people are calling for protection. They want Muammar Gaddafi’s planes to be grounded, to prevent air attacks. They are urging the UN to
Nepalese police have broken up a protest of more than 1,000 Tibetan exiles demanding an end to Chinese rule in their homeland.
Discovery ended its career as the world’s most flown spaceship, returning from orbit for the last time and taking off for a new life as a museum
France has praised the King of Morocco for announcing wide-ranging reforms it called ‘important, responsible and brave.’
Mohamed VI promised an
English indie rock guitarist and singer Miles Kane is going solo.
“Come Closer” is the second single from his new album “Colour Of The
Europe appears to be slowly reaching common positions on Libya. After France’s top diplomat said Paris and Berlin want the 27 EU states to talk to
Ivory Coast’s disputed leader Laurent Gbabgo on Thursday rejected an African Union proposal that he step down to solve the country’s political
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has launched a new bid to overhaul Italy’s judicial system.
The scandal embattled premier, who faces
The Dalai Lama has announced that he is to step down as Tibet’s political leader and delegate his responsibilities to an elected member of the
The Tokyo Stock Exchange is considering joining up with its main Japanese rival – in Osaka to counter rising competition from overseas and keep it as
UK interest rates are to remain at a record low of 0.5 percent.
Bank of England policymakers at their monthly meeting judged Britain’s economic
German exports unexpectedly fell one percent in January compared with December.
The figure – which is adjusted for seasonal variations and a
Is Algeria primed for its own revolution? With a decade of civil war behind them, Algerians want nothing of the violence of the 1990s. But
France has become the first country in the world to formally recognise Libya’s rebel National Council as the ‘legitimate representative of the Libyan
Government forces in Libya have mounted renewed bombardments on the oil town of Ras Lanuf, and sent two tanks towards rebel positions according to
Latest research suggests Moscow is the place to go to meet a billionaire, but if you want to make a billion yourself, then head for Asia.
African refugees fleeing from Libya say they have been threatened with death, as Libyan rebels believe they are mercenaries working for Colonel
The opposition in Yemen has been quick to reject the president’s latest offers of reform, calling for pro-democracy demonstrations to continue.
After two years’ work on an EU-funded project, a Spanish-based company has come up with a new prototype of a bed that could make life more
“We have developed a new bioplastic based on whey protein, used for making recyclable food packaging,” says Elodie Bugnicourt of Barcelona-based
A BBC news team beaten and jailed by Libyan security forces say they were subjected to a mock execution and saw evidence of prisoners being tortured
Fierce fighting across Libya has continued with key areas appearing to change hands several times in one day. In the east, rebels were forced to
Coptic Christians protested in Cairo on Wednesday after Muslim-Christian clashes killed at least 13 people and wounded about 140 more, officials said.