"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
Spending a day at Summerhill was an eye opener. Of course we had doubts about a teaching method where the students are allowed maximum freedom. And
Two American mega-firms go head-to-head in Europe: Microsoft has filed a complaint with the European Commission saying that Google is obstructing
Planemaker Boeing received at least 5.3 billion dollars (3.7 billion euros) of illegal US subsidies, the World Trade Organisation has found.
Germany’s central bank has allegedly been scammed for millions with a scheme involving the recycling of damaged euro coins that had been sent off to
Rebels outside Brega are battling for control of the eastern oil town.
The area for now has become the front line, as both sides fight to-and-fro
NATO is to investigate reports that up to 40 civilians were killed in a Western bombing strike near Tripoli.
The alliance took over military
The alleged killing of dozens of civilians in Libya by Western air strikes will be unwelcome news for the NATO led coalition, which has so far prided
Abidjan has become the latest battleground between President Laurent Gbagbo and the man internationally recognised as the rightful president of Ivory
The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur.
China has indirectly, yet publicly, told the United States that increased American inter-action with other partners in Asia is a growing concern for
“Be beautiful and shut up” is a phrase which will probably be heard and denied during Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s trial over his relations
Inflation in the euro zone rose in March, confounding economists expectations of a small decline.
The stronger than forecast figure came one week
Strong economic growth will continue in Turkey this year, although at a more moderate level, according to the Turkish Finance Minister Mehmet
German unemployment fell sharply for a second straight month in March. The jobless rate – adjusted for seasonal factors – is down to 7.1 percent of
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is warning of the risk of another global economic crisis unless the world’s monetary system is urgently
Saying “no” to their president’s latest reported concessions, demonstrators have staged fresh rallies in Yemen, demanding his departure now.
As the world warms, sea levels around the globe are rising by around three millimetres every year, according to measurements taken by satellites.
Jim Loach’s debut feature, Oranges And Sunshine tells the true story of the thousands of British children in care who were deported to Australia
In order to go to Brussels for the European People’s Party conference, the leader of the Ukrainian opposition ‘Fatherland’ party, Yulia Tymoshenko
Japan is coming under increasing pressure to expand an evacuation zone around the battered Fukushima nuclear plant.
The UN watchdog the IAEA and
This footage is from our reporter, Mustafa Bag, who is on the road with rebels heading eastwards to Brega. Despite almost two weeks of Western air
Britain has hailed the defection of Libya’s Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa as evidence that Gaddafi’s regime is starting to collapse.
After last week’s dramatic advances, Libyan rebels have been retreating rapidly in the face of a renewed drive by government forces.
Two people have been hurt by a parcel bomb targeting a lobby group that represents the Swiss nuclear industry.
The device exploded on Thursday
Egypt is set to vote for a new president by the end of the year.
The announcement was made by the ruling military council which has held power
A star-studded line-up turned out at a gala concert in London on Wednesday night, to honour former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev who celebrated
Tens of thousands of jazz fans came to South Africa for the Cape Town Jazz Festival, a musical extravaganza featuring 40 international and African
Palestinians have marched across the West Bank and parts of Israel to mark the 35th anniversary of ‘Land Day’ marking the 1976 Israeli government
Legoland theme park at Windsor, near London has anticipated the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William.