"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
There are boosted hopes that Europe can get on top of its debt crisis, but the German chancellor is warning not to expect overnight
Michael D. Higgins is on course to be elected Ireland’s new president. The 70-year-old former culture minister and poet is ahead in most exit surveys
Bosnia and Herzegovina
A suspected Islamist gunman who opened fire on the US embassy in Bosnia has been shot and wounded by police.
Amateur footage captured the moment
For insight into China’s moves to support the euro zone, euronews spoke to its expert in Beijing, Robert Lawrence Kuhn.
Seamus Kearney, euronews
A long jail term has been handed down for a killing that sparked riots in Russia.
A Muslim man from the North Caucasus has been sent to prison for
The Ennahda Islamist party in Tunisia has won a robust mandate in autumn elections there, following the Arab Spring uprising, winning 90 seats out of
The struggling Swedish carmaker Saab looks likely to become the latest European firm to be snapped up by the Chinese.
The company has not made a
The past week’s top story was by far the marathon EU summit that finally produced an agreement to tackle the debt crisis that has been rattling the
Muammar Gaddafi’s fugitive son Saif al-Islam is in touch with the International Criminal Court which is seeking to bring him to trial.
Syrian protesters have again called for international protection from NATO, in the form of a no-fly zone similar to the one imposed over Libya.
Just six months after William and Kate tied the knot, a big shakeup of royal succession rules in the UK has been announced.
The 16 countries that
As the October 31 holiday approaches, New Yorkers and visitors are buying costumes, carving pumpkins and getting into the spirit of the season.
The Doha-Tribeca film festival ends this weekend and the third edition has been a great occasion to see some of the best of what’s new in world
Coldplay are going global to promote their latest album “Mylo Xyloto” with a world tour.
They chose Madrid to kick things off with a spectacular
Since debut album “Lungs” burst Florence and the Machine onto the scene in 2009 we have not stopped hearing, or hearing about them.
Making one of
Unions on Friday demonstrated in the Italian capital Rome over Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s reforms to make it easier for companies to fire
An anti-austerity protest in the Greek city of Thessaloniki on Friday forced the cancellation of a military parade marking the country’s entry into
Some of the help to back up debt-ridden euro zone countries could come from the traditionally euro-sceptic Switzerland.
A government spokesman said
US President Barack Obama has urged euro zone countries to push ahead with implementing the agreement struck to escape the sovereign debt
The cost of Italy’s borrowing has gone up to a record level since the euro zone deal.
At the first auction of ten year bonds since the agreement
The South Korean electronics giant Samsung has overtaken Apple to become the world’s top maker of smartphones.
Latest figures show it shipped
Just days after Tunisia’s first free election, violent protests have erupted in the town seen as the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
On October 28, 1984, Indira Gandhi was assassinated. Some three million people attended the funeral of the woman who had served four terms as Prime
Thailand’s government has told Bangkok residents to leave the capital due to floods.
The city of 12 million people has been placed on high alert by
A deal appears to have been struck for the Chinese firms Pang Da and Youngman to buy 100 per cent of the shares in the struggling carmaker
Spain’s unemployment rate has hit its highest level for fifteen years, according to government figures published on Friday.
Joblessness stood at
The European Parliament is backing a programme to teach European identity in schools. How do we teach such a subject?
Is it propaganda or as one
Learning with animals is one educational method that can offer a sound teaching technique. But what can children learn from animals? To find out
Turkish rescue workers in Ecris have pulled a thirteen year-old boy alive from the rubble of a collapsed building destroyed by Sunday’s
Rescue workers pulled out a man alive from the rubble more than 100 hours after the earthquake in eastern Turkey.