"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
French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party was headed for an absolute majority in parliament with its Greens Party allies, according to
Several people have been shot after a fight broke out at a party near a university at Auburn in the southern US state of Alabama.
It is thought at
Five people were killed in Ukraine when a plane carrying skydivers made an emergency landing near the capital Kiev.
The parachuters were among 20
Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak is slipping in and out of consciousness, eight days after being sentenced to life, according to a security
Syrian opposition figures are hoping the new leader of the Syrian National Council will unify the disparate groups fighting President Bashar
The markets may not have been able yet to react to the eurozone loan to Spanish banks. But on a calm Sunday morning in Madrid some churchgoers did
Brazilian athletes dominated on home soil at the Judo Grand Slam in Rio. Firstly the women’s under 52 kg category saw Eleudis Valemtim take gold
The papers are full of the parliamentary election now underway in France elections and broadcast media have done their best too. But public apathy
Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has hailed the European deal to shore up his country’s banks.
It was a victory for the euro, the EU and
Voting is underway in France in a general election that comes just a month after Socialist Francois Hollande defeated conservative Nicolas Sarkozy in
Facing one of the favourites, Portugal relied on counter-attacks and set-pieces for their chances against Germany but played a mostly defensive game
A traditional early summer event, Chagu-chagu-umakko, was held in Iwate Prefecture, northern Japan. This parade gives thanks to farming horses by
Around 150 people have to be rescued from homes and caravans after severe floods hit west Wales
A senior Kenyan cabinet minister and his deputy have been killed in a helicopter crash near the capital, Nairobi.
George Saitoti was Internal
Voting is underway in France in a general election that could prove crucial to how the country tackles its economic problems.
The left is tipped to
The International Criminal Court is demanding the immediate release of four of its members detained in the Libyan town of Zintan since
Germany got their Euro 2012 campaign off to a good start with a narrow 1-0 win over Group B rivals Portugal at the Arena Lviv on Saturday.
Police in Peru say there are no survivors from Wednesday’s helicopter crash.
The Sikorsky went down en route from Madre de Dios to Cusco and its
Nearly 15 months after the revolt began in Syria and there is still no end to the bloodshed in sight.
More than 80 people were killed on Saturday
UEFA has launched disciplinary proceedings against the Football Union of Russia over the behaviour of fans at the Euro 2012 championships.
French President François Hollande has restated his plan to withdraw all combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year.
It comes after four
Spain is to get a multi-billion euro aid package to help out its troubled banks.
The Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country was looking
So Denmark pulled off the first big surprise of the tournament with an impressive 1-0 win over the Netherlands.
Lets have an indepth look at how