"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
Anti government protests have spread across Syria to the south of the country.
Several hundred people took to the streets in the town of Jassem
Men in uniform are switching sides at an increasingly high level as pressure mounts on Yemen’s embattled president to stand down.
Laura Davidescu, euronews: With the no-fly zone in place over Libya, and Western leaders insisting that the campaign is not about ousting Colonel
Italy is urging other European countries to take a greater share of the immigrants pouring across from North Africa.
The tiny island of Lampedusa
The situation at Japan’s quake-damaged nuclear plant remains very serious, the head of the UN atomic agency said on Monday.
But Yukiya Amano said
The first wave of international air strikes on Saturday disabled Libya’s air defences, allowing western jets to patrol. Gaddafi’s advance on
Military, diplomatic and other allies of Yemen’s embattled president are deserting him in droves, as pressure mounts on the veteran leader to
The European Union’s foreign ministers continue to have trouble speaking as one voice over intervention policy in Libya.
EU foreign policy chief
Three European Parliament members are under investigation on corruption allegations. The Sunday Times says journalists posing as lobbyists offered 60
Deutsche Telekom seems to have dialled up a good deal with an agreement to sell its US mobile phone division T-Mobile for the equivalent of 27.5
Bahrain has foiled a “foreign plot” in crushing unrest led by Shi’ite Muslims, the Gulf state’s monarch said on Monday.
Its Sunni minority rulers
With more than one week having passed since Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami the country’s carmakers and technology firms have been
Elephants marched through Bangkok’s tourist area to raise money to help survivors in disaster-hit Japan.
After a weekend of demonstrations in Syria demanding democracy, unrest looks to be spreading.
Residents said security forces blocked entrances to
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon attended a meeting at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo. On the agenda were talks on maintaining unity
Thousands of Afghans marked Norouz or new year in Afghanistan’s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
France’s far-right National Front party (FN) is celebrating a resurgence in support in the first round of local elections on Sunday.
The FN managed
Germany’s ruling conservatives are celebrating success in provincial elections but a tougher test lies ahead next week.
The CDU emerged strongest
He has been doing this for more than 30 years: shooting rock’n roll stars with his traditional camera and developing the pictures in his bathroom
The European Central Bank is ready to take decisive and timely action to guard against the risks of inflation rising further. So says ECB policymaker
Portugal’s main opposition party, the Social Democrats, have again refused to back the country’s latest austerity plan.
That makes it more likely
MAN is handing its shareholders a much higher than expected dividend totalling 84 million euros. The German lorry maker also confirmed it was seeking
Millions of people die each year in Africa because of a lack of clean drinking water.
Researchers at Stellenbosch University in South Africa have
Counting is underway in Haiti, after the delayed second round of the country’s Presidential election.
UN peacekeepers monitored the polling
By Mohamed Sudam and Cynthia Johnston
SANAA, March 21 (Reuters) – A top general threw his support behind protesters on Monday and warned Yemen could
Three rare abandoned hyena cubs are being cared for at the animal orphanage in Nairobi National Park.
They belong to the endangered striped hyena
Tuberculosis remains a threat to children’s health all around Europe. Child TB is hard to diagnose and difficult to cure. Why is it so challenging
Low cost schools are a new educational trend which is making a big impact in developing countries. The growth of these schools shows how fostering
TV crews have been taken into Colonel Gaddafi’s heavily fortified compound in Tripoli and shown the remains of a building said to have been destroyed