"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
With most of the votes counted in Egypt’s landmark presidential election, the Muslim Brotherhood claims its candidate is topping the polls.
A group of grandmothers is hardly the first to spring to mind when you think of Russian girl bands.
The Buranovo Grannies — combined age more than
The first week after the IPO was not easy for Facebook and others in the financial world.
Trading did not start when it should have and the shares
The Czech Republic head to Euro2012 fancying their chances of qualifying out of a relatively easy Group A that includes co-hosts Poland, Russia and
The ‘city that never sleeps’ label pretty much fits the Canadian city of Montreal for its unrelenting and increasingly noisy student protests, with
The European Parliament has condemned Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania for their lack of action against homophobia.
Non-EU Russia, Ukraine and Moldova
Ukraine’s parliamentary speaker has cancelled Friday’s session after the row over use of the Russian language rumbled on for a second day
They have been trotting the streets of the Turkish Princes’ islands for generations. But now horse and carts – or Phaetons – could have the reigns
The European Union has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organisation against import restrictions imposed by Argentina, adding to Buenos Aires
Eugenia Timoshenko is the daughter of Yulia Tymoshenko, the opposition leader and former Ukrainian Prime Minister who has been sentenced to seven
Germany has changed the law on organ donations in a bid to get more people to come forward.
Germans over the age of 16 will be regularly asked if
The state of healthcare in Greece is suffering because of the country’s economic crisis, with many people unable to afford to visit the hospital or
Spain’s Bankia has reportedly asked the government for a 19 billion euro bailout.
That would take the total cost of rescuing the country’s
Syrian rebels have freed a group of Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in the northern province of Aleppo.
The 13 Shiites were taken hostage on Tuesday as
French President François Hollande has wasted no time in taking his message of an early French withdrawal to Afghanistan, and in person.
He flew in
Saudi Aramco and Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical plan to go ahead with a 5.6 billion euro expansion of a petrochemical project in Saudi Arabia.
A new opinion polls show eurozone citizens from Germany to Greece would vote to keep the euro if their countries held a referendum tomorrow.
Fears over Greece’s economic future mean the massive sell off continues on the Athens Stock Exchange.
On Friday it opened at a historical low with
In this edition of Utalk, Lesya from Paris asks: “Do you think the possibility of EU countries boycotting Euro 2012 in Ukraine will help Yulia
Results released by the Muslim Brotherhood suggest an Islamist and a former military man will go head to head in a run-off in Egypt’s first free
After two days of talks in Baghdad over Iran’s disputed nuclear programme, it seems world powers have made little headway in resolving the main
Horror flick Antiviral, competing at Cannes, was directed by Brandon Cronenberg, son of the more famous David.
David Cronenberg, who was on the red
New French President François Hollande has made a surprise flying visit to Afghanistan.
Hollande’s predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, had already
With the polls closed and counting underway in Egypt’s landmark presidential election, the Muslim Brotherhood is claiming that its candidate is
He is one of the ‘architects’ of the European Single Currency: Cees Maas, the former Treasurer-General of The Netherlands was one of the driving
The Finance Minister of the Netherlands, Jan Kees de Jager, explains his austerity budget to euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie.
The economic and financial crisis has overthrown governments all-over Europe. In the Netherlands, the political parties have clashed over austerity
By hosting the Astana Economic Forum in its newly created capital Astana, Kazakhstan is hoping to match places like Davos, which influence the future
Police detained around three dozen people in Baku at an opposition protest. It was staged in the Azeri capital just days before the Eurovision Song
Opposition and pro-president deputies fought in Ukraine’s parliament, during a debate on a Russian language bill.