"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
It is a sign of contempt from the Arab world.
But it was in Germany, outside the presidential palace, that footwear was flashed to say the man in
Floyd Mayweather’s three month sentence for Domestic battery has been delayed due to prior boxing commitments.
the undefeated 34-year-old
English Premier League club Liverpool and Merseyside Police are investigating alleged racial abuse from fans towards Oldham Athletic defender Tom
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide charges by the International Criminal Court, is in Libya to hold talks with its post-Gaddafi
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been urged to respond to mass protests against last month disputed parliamentary election.
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has rejected claims of financial irregularities linked to her charity work.
In 2008, France’s First Lady signed up as an
Sesame Street is ‘must see’ viewing for some children around the world but the future of the Palestinian version is under threat because of a lack of
Amid a show of support for Syria’s government, thousands have been paying their last respects to the 26 people killed in Friday’s explosion in
Revellers gathered in the Spanish capital Madrid on Thursday evening to watch the traditional parade marking the eve of the Epiphany
Hundreds of Orthodox Bulgarians celebrate Epiphany with music and dancing in the waters of the icy Tundzha River.
A crowd of 250 women formed a flash-mob in Beit Shemesh in Israel on Friday to protest against the segregation of women in the state.
Greek people of all ages gathered at Piraeus port to participate in the celebrations of Epiphany Day, one of the most important celebrations of the
It was champagne shower time in Brest as Loick Peyron celebrated a new non-stop round-the-world sailing record.
The French skipper and his crew of
Eleven people have been killed in New Zealand’s worst air accident for more than three decades. The victims died when a hot air balloon burst into
The US Navy says they’ve rescued an Iranian fishing boat which had been captured by suspected Somali pirates.
American forces on the guided-missile
A hot air balloon has crashed in rural New Zealand killing all 11 people aboard.
The balloon came down near a small town 150 kilometres north of
An alleged drug cartel hitman has been captured in northern Mexico.
Baltazar Saucedo Estrada who’s been nicknamed the “Dog Killer” was picked up in
Jamaica’s new prime minister says the time has come for the Caribbean country to cut ties with the British monarchy.
In her inaugural address
An estimated 300 million people around the world are celebrating Orthodox Christmas on Saturday which falls on the 7th January.
More than 5000
The armoured motorcade carrying Serbian President Boris Tadic came under attack as he marked Orthodox Christmas in Kosovo.
A crowd of about 200
Syria’s interior minister has vowed to respond with an “iron fist” after a suicide bomber wrought devastation on the country’s capital on
The husband of Ukraine’s former Prime Minister has been granted asylum in the Czech Republic.
Oleksander Tymoshenko, who’s wife Yulia was jailed
Britain has concluded that there is no need for a routine removal of faulty breast implants for all women.
But officials have confirmed that anyone