"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
Libyan rebels say they have launched a fresh assault to retake coastal oil town of Brega.
Senior commanders claim their forces are in sight of a
Dutch number one Robin Haase won his first ATP singles title on Saturday, defeating Spaniard Albert Montanes 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 in the final of the 2011
Euro 2012 co-hosts Poland officially opened the PGE Arena in Gdansk on Saturday easing some fears that the country won’t be ready in time for next
The Somali President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed says his military had defeated Islamist rebels battling to oust his Western-backed government.
Conflicting and confused messages from Europe’s policy makers have raised concerns that next week may worsen the eurozone debt crisis.
Police arrested former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during her abuse-of-office trial for violations of court procedures. Her supporters in
Many Somalis, starving and searching for safety, are risking their lives, crossing into Kenya and taking up residence in Dadaab, the world’s largest
A borough in Brussels is turning back the clocks, choosing to buy horses rather than a new rubbish truck to collect the area’s waste.
Coastal areas in Eastern China are on red alert, bracing themselves for the arrival of Typhoon Muifa.
The notification means that the authorities
Andrea Petkovic secured a 6-2, 6-1 win over American Sloane Stephens on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the WTA San Diego Open.
The Taliban claims to have shot down a NATO helicopter, killing 31 US special forces troops and seven Afghans.
It is the worst single loss of life
China has expressed strong concern at the downgrading of America’s triple A credit rating by Standard and Poor.
Statements were issued through the
News of the America’s first-ever downgraded credit rating status failed to stop traffic in Times Square.
Some say it is the beginning of the end
A Ukrainian political analysts has told euronews that the release of Ukraine’s former prime minister may depend on international reaction.
Hundreds of Tymoshenko supporters have gathered in the street in central Kiev outside the courthouse. Protesters have put up posters and some have
31 US soldiers and 7 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a helicopter crash in the east of the country according to the Afghan government.
There are reports that Islamic militants fighting to oust Somalia’s Western-backed government are abandoning their bases in the capital Mogadishu
A jury in the US has found New Orleans police officers guilty of charges related to shootings after Hurricane Katrina.
However they stopped short
A robotic probe named June has launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida on a five-year mission to Jupiter.
NASA hopes it will be able to learn more
The Chinese government has called on the United States to address its debt problems and ensure the safety of China’s dollar assets.
As the largest
The Japanese Prime Minister used the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima to challenge what he called the “myth of safety” of nuclear
The United States has lost its top-notch AAA credit rating for the first time ever.
Standard & Poors has downgraded the US to AA+ in a dramatic
Tens of thousands of Spanish demonstrators from the “Indignado” movement have marched back into Puerto del Sol in the centre of Madrid.
A low-key ceremony has been held in Chile commemorating the first anniversary of the mining accident that left 33 men trapped underground for 69
The former Prime Minister of Ukraine has been taken from court to a detention centre in Kiev after being charged with contempt during her
Italy is to bring forward the implementation of the austerity measures it approved only a month ago.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi also promised
A polar bear attacked a group of British campers on a Norwegian archipelago, killing a 17-year-old boy and seriously injuring four other
Europe’s leaders might be on holiday but in the City of London it was business as usual on Friday.
European markets were down at the end of Friday