"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
Silvio Berlusconi decided to address both houses of parliament on Wednesday, in an attempt to calm fears that Italy could be dragged into a
Mubarak’s trial is being watched closely in Tunisia, the first country to oust its leader in the Arab spring.
Former President Ben Ali fled to
As Serie A players threaten to delay the start of the new season one game that will not be affected by a potential strike is this weekend’s Italian
The European single currency is facing its greatest test ever with Brussels admitting that investors now doubt the euro zone can survive its massive
The world’s financial markets continue to be volatile – Europe’s bourses were awash with red ink on Wednesday.
Investors sold shares on worries of
Angry Argentine football fans have been calling for the resignation of Julio Grondona, the president of the country’s football federation (AFA), in
Italy’s Serie A footballers have once again threatened strike action after a dispute over players’ rights resurfaced.
Italian Players Union chief
After a street vendor in Tunisia set himself on fire in December, the immovable President Ben Ali was ousted in January. So began the Arab Spring
Silvio Berlusconi decided to address both houses of parliament today, in an attempt to calm fears that Italy could be dragged into a Greek-style
The mayor of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, has fired a tough warning shot to drivers who park their cars on cycle paths. Rather than issue a
British police on Wednesday confiscated a 340-million-euro stash of cocaine from a luxury yacht in Southampton, England.
Detectives said it is the
Officials in Texas said they have found debris from the shuttle Columbia in Lake Nacogdoches, 250 kilometres northeast of Houston.
Lost footage from the first film Alfred Hitchcock ever worked has been uncovered in New Zealand.
Three reels from the 1923 silent drama, The White
Losses from Greece caused French bank Societe Generale to post second quarter profits that were down by nearly a third.
The Swiss National Bank has announced a shock cut in interest rates to try to stop investors buying the country’s currency, which is seen as a safe
The service sector is the latest to show signs of weakness in the euro zone. A survey of purchasing managers shows growth eased in July to its
The Dominican Republic and neighbouring Haiti are bracing themselves for tropical storm Emily, which has already caused significant damage further
Pedro Almodovar is back with a new film called ‘The Skin I Live In’ staring Antonio Banderas. It is a horror story about an unscrupulous plastic
The enormous amount of flowers, cards and other tributes remembering those killed in Norway’s attacks is being cleared from outside Oslo Cathedral
August 4, 1936. General Ioannis Metaxas, appointed by the Greek king as interim prime minister a few months earlier, declares a state of emergency
Egyptians have been reacting their ailing president’s trial in Cairo.
Both democracy activists and Islamist supporters were eager to see Mubarak
Syrian tanks have advanced deep into the centre of Hama following more heavy shelling on Wednesday, according to residents.
One said communications
Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has denied all the charges against him at the opening of his trial in Cairo.
The 83-year-old answered the
Supporters and opponents of the former Egyptian president have clashed outside the police academy in Cairo where the trial is being held.
Supporters and opponents of the former Egyptian president have clashed outside the police academy in Cairo where his trial is being held.
The enormous amount of flowers, cards and other tributes remembering those killed in Norway’s attacks has been cleared from outside Oslo Cathedral.
The Tower of Hercules in Spain, was built by the Romans around 2,000 years ago. It is the only lighthouse from that period which is still in
The US has stepped back from the brink of a financial default after Congress approved a deficit-cutting plan at the last minute.
But it has failed
The trial of Egypt’s deposed President Hosni Mubarak has opened in Cairo.
The 83-year-old, ousted from power in February, was wheeled on an