"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
Just over two weeks since the Colorado cinema shootings and America is grieving again. This time for six people shot dead and three critically
Firefighters on the Canary Islands are struggling to keep forest fires away from population centres.
The fires, the worst for several years, have
The people of the Belgian village of Malonne are up in arms at the news that Michelle Martin, the former wife of paedophile and murderer Marc
Clashes between Kurdish rebels and the Turkish military near Turkey’s Iraqi border have left 22 people dead, according to reports quoting the area’s
The troika of Greece’s main creditors have made their latest inspection of the figures and have pronounced Athens has made progress in its Olympian
Usually news reports are about aid heading to the Palestinian territories. On Sunday a convoy of lorries left the West Bank travelling towards Syria
Monday morning as Europe is waking up scientists at the Jet Propulsion lab in Los Angeles will be holding their breaths to see if the latest mission
Turkey and Qatar have agreed to requests from Tehran for help in seeking the release of 48 Iranians in Syria, kidnapped by an armed group in Damascus
Pussy Riot supporters protested against the girls’ imprisonment outside the courthouse where the trial is held.
Broken windows above a boarded-up shop are a poignant reminder of the riots that hit London and spread to other English cities a year ago.
Families fled the Syrian city of Aleppo after an alleged attack by the Syrian army which killed two children and injured two others.
After a sluggish start to their home Olympics Great Britain’s medal-winning campaign has hit warp speed on Day eight in London.
Four years ago in
Turkey’s military has retired 40 generals and admirals currently in jail on charges of plotting against the government.
They are among a group of
Mykola Melnychenko, a one-time bodyguard of Ukraine’s ex- president Leonid Kuchma, has been detained in Italy, at Kiev’s request.
He claims to
Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski is quoted as saying the deal with the US to deploy a missile defence system in Poland was a ‘mistake’
Afghanistan’s parliament has passed votes of no confidence in the country’s Defence and Interior Ministers, demanding that they be dismissed
Yemen has been hit by a fresh wave of violence, highlighting the enduring threat of Islamist militancy in the country.
In the latest explosion
Thousands of Israelis have rallied in Tel Aviv against austerity measures by Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and the high cost of living.
On the latest stage of her African tour, Hillary Clinton has urged Kenya to hold free and fair elections and to be a role model for the
The Syrian army is claiming that it has regained full control of the capital Damascus from the forces of the Free Syrian Army rebels.