"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
Luxembourg’s Andy Schleck produced a superb run to take the yellow jersey away from Thomas Voeckler after a thrilling 19th stage won by France’s
Aftermath of the massive bomb blast outside government buildings in central Oslo.
With time running out, negotiations between President Barack Obama and the Republicans to avert an unprecedented US default seem to be going nowhere
The financial markets welcomed the new rescue package agreed for Greece and shares rose in value across Europe.
The relief rally in Athens pushed
The crisis-battered Portuguese have had to suffer a lot this month. First, ratings agency Moody’s downgraded the country’s creditworthiness by four
It is a partial punishment for Greece.
Euro zone countries have conceded that a ‘controlled’ default of its economy is the only way to save the
The last remaining fugitive from the conflict in the former Yugoslavia has arrived in the Hague. Goran Hadzic was the wartime leader of Croatia’s
Norway police have said the explosion was caused by a bomb. The tangled wreckage of a car was visible outside one building.
No-one has claimed
The new Greek rescue deal could save Ireland a lot of money as euro zone leaders decided at their special emergency summit to cut the interest rate
Human rights activists say hundreds of thousands of Syrians have demonstrated after Friday prayers calling for an end to the regime, despite ongoing
Police in Norway say seven people are known to have died in a huge explosion that ripped through central Oslo on Friday afternoon. They believe
The group of computer hackers famous for its support of Wikileaks claims to have breached security at NATO and accessed a bank of restricted
An explosion has rocked the centre of the Norwegian capital Oslo, and there are reports of many injured.
It is said to have happened close to the
It was hailed as the deal that saved Greece and the Euro from ruin. But following Thursday’s 109 billion euro EU bailout there is a warning that
Vodafone latest figures show a slowing of sales growth, but it was able to reassure nervous investors with its activity in faster-growing markets
In early trading the financial markets signalled their approval on Friday of the new rescue package agreed for Greece.
Shares rose in value across
There have been more signs that Germany’s economic recovery could be running out of steam.
German business sentiment fell to a nine-month low in
Travellers in Italy are having a hard time on Friday due to a one-day national transport strike.
Commuters and tourists are scrambling to find the
Many people are used to the concept of counterfeit goods, whether it be fake Prada handbags, Rolex watches or even smartphones. But in the small
Under the terms of this latest bailout, 160 billion euros will be freed up for Greece by 2014, with 109 billion euros – the lion’s share – coming
The Paleo Music Festival is underway in the Swiss city of Nyon near Geneva. 230 000 fans are expected to attend to see some of the 195
The latest potential box-office smash to hit the screens has had its premiere in Los Angeles.
Chris Evans takes stars in “Captain America”
The fast food chain McDonald’s will open its largest restaurant in the Olympics village in East London in 2012.
The two-storey building will have
James Murdoch, the chairman of News International, will be referred to the police for an investigation of the evidence he gave to parliament this
The Greek press are calling the €190 billion second bailout of the debt-ridden country “a lifesaver”, but the mood on the streets of Athens on Friday
July 22, 1933: Wiley Post flies around the world. Famed American aviator, Wiley Hardeman Post, came from a humble upbringing in Oklahoma. He began
Even if a deal is struck on Greece that helps calm the markets, critics say the crisis has shown the limited power of Europe’s leaders to react
Having broken the political deadlock over Greece’s second massive financial bailout, eurozone leaders are now looking for support from the
The US and China played down their differences over the oil and gas-rich waters of the South China Sea at a meeting on Friday.
On the sidelines of
You’re never to old to play in the mud in South Korea, as thousands gathered for the mud festival in Boryeong.