"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
Wales football manager Gary Speed has died at the age of 42. According to reports, the former Newcastle winger was found hanged at his home in
The Arab League has approved economic sanctions against Syria following its violent crack down on protesters.
The sanctions, including a travel ban
Supporters of Ukraine’s jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko demonstrated outside her prison on Sunday – her 51st birthday. Tymoshenko was
The progress of the train carrying nuclear waste to Germany from France is now around 40 kilometres from its destination but is still being halted by
Iran’s parliament has voted to reduce diplomatic relations with Britain.
The move comes less than a week after the UK tightened sanctions on the
Voters in the German state of Baden-Württemberg have been casting their ballots in a referendum on the controversial, multi-billion euro, Stuttgart
Oussim is one of the poorest parts of Cairo.
It is where Khaled Tlema and other young Egyptians embarked on protests at the start of the year
Police moved protesters from several points along a railway line in Germany on Sunday morning, ahead of the arrival of a controversial nuclear waste
Egypt’s military rulers have said they will not tolerate “troublemakers” causing problems at Monday’s parliamentary election.
Vladimir Putin has a near cult status today. Looking at media coverage over the past few years, most was supposed to make him look good.
Mexico City was overrun by zombies as thousands of ghouls and other creatures of the living dead took part in the megalopolis’s fifth Zombie Walk
Thousands of child musical prodigies in Venezuela’s sprawling capital have taken to metro stations during the daily rush. In a popular initiative
Now it is official.
Vladimir Putin had already revealed he was seeking a third term as Russia’s President. And today, watched by the current man
Police in Kinshasa were out in force to ban all campaign rallies on Saturday (November 26) after rival supporters hurled rocks at each other and at
Pakistan has held funerals for 24 soldiers it says were killed by NATO and ordered a review of cooperation with the alliance and the United
A passenger aircraft was surrounded and its take-off delayed for hours in the latest sign of lawlessness threatening Libya’s stability.
A rocket has blasted-off from Cape Canaveral in Florida carrying a new space probe on a nine-month journey to Mars.
‘Curiosity’, as it has been
Geenpeace activists have been continuing their protest against a train carrying radioactive waste.
It set off from Normandy in France on Wednesday
Democratic Republic Of Congo
There remains a tense atmosphere in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo after violence at pre-election rallies left at least one person
Foreign ministers from Arab League states are due to meet today to ratify sanctions against Syria in response to continuing violence.
Egyptian presidential candidate Mohamed El Baradei would be willing to drop his candidacy if the ruling military council were to ask him to form a
In Morocco, Abdelilah Benkirane the leader of the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party- the PJD – is set to lead the new government.