"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
Singer Paul McCartney and his bride Nancy Shevell leave the Old Marylebone Town Hall in London after their wedding.
The French and German leaders have held another crisis summit on the euro in Berlin, as the EU’s lead pair attempt to speak with one voice.
Sebastian Vettel is the youngest double Formula One champion in history. The Red Bull ace clinched his second championship in the Japanese Grand
Australia has dumped reigning champions South Africa out of Rugby Union’s World Cup.
A decisive penalty in the 72nd minute for the Wallabies gave
As Britain’s defence secretary arrived in Libya to meet its new leaders, events back home were on the minds of the press pack following
An oil spill is threatening one of the most pristine jewels in New Zealand’s crown of natural wonders, the Bay of Plenty.
Exit polls in the Polish General Election suggest Prime Minister Donald Tusk and his Civic Platform are heading for victory.
The centrist has led a
Anti-Gaddafi fighters say they have made major gains in the battle for the ousted Libyan leader’s hometown of Sirte, capturing the university area of
France’s Socialist party is choosing its presidential candidate today and next Sunday in an innovative vote open to all French electors.
Six people, a pilot and five sky divers, escaped serious injury after a light plane crashed east of the Australian city of Melbourne on Saturday.
Anti-war protesters marched on the streets of London on Saturday on the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.
Dozens of Tibetan protesters gathered in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi on Sunday but were prevented from entering the high-security
The break up of Dexia, the first bank to fall victim to the euro zone debt crisis, is set to be finalised today.
The fate of the Franco-Belgian
Tawakul Karman is congratulated for her Nobel Peace Prize by other women in Yemen. Meanwhile Leymah Gbowee, the leader of the Women For Peace
Teachers and parents of pupils of Castillae-La Mancha demonstrate in the Spanish city of Toledo against education cuts announced by the regional
The body of Wangari Maathai who died on September 25 and who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigns to save Kenyan forests has been cremated.
As Euro 2012 creeps ever closer, co-hosts Poland and Ukraine continue their race against the clock to be ready in time for UEFA’s flagship
Libya have qualified for the African Cup of Nations despite being held to a goalless draw by Zambia in Chingola on Saturday.
After a relatively
The marathon march is over for Europe’s so-called ‘indignant’ protesters who have converged on Brussels from several countries.
Defying a ban
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of the Turkish prime minister’s mother in Istanbul.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan cancelled a trip to the
Around 100 protesters from the Spanish ‘indignado’ movement have arrived in Brussels after walking all the way from Madrid and Barcelona.
Hundreds of people gathered in cities across Belarus on Saturday to protest against President Alexander Lukashenko. The country is facing its worst
Voting is underway in Poland’s general election but if the opinion polls are correct, there will be no change at the top.
The ruling Civic Platform
Michael Jackson’s three children joined tens of thousands of the late singer’s fans in the Welsh capital Cardiff on Saturday for a memorial
French and Belgian finance officials are busy finalising plans to shore up stricken bank Dexia.
The bank, which operates in both countries, came
In his first major speech since returning to Yemen, President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he will step down in the coming days. He did not say exactly
Paul McCartney married for the third time on Sunday.
The 69-year-old tied the knot with the New York heiress Nancy Shevell at Marylebone Register
Spain’s economic crisis has been used to score political points ahead of the General Election next month.
Opposition conservative leader Mariano