"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
Activists gathered in Strasbourg to await the arrival of the ‘Freedom Train’ from Paris.
The train was carrying around 400 anti-regime Syrians and
As tensions between pro- and anti- supporters simmer outside the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt’s President Mohamed Mursi has agreed to attend
The French prime minister has sharply criticised tax exiles following revelations that the country’s most famous actor has bought a property in
Filling stations in Italy have stopped pumping fuel in a strike that will deprive motorists of petrol and diesel until Friday morning.
It was diplomacy and hand shakes in Kuala Lumpur for UEFA President Michel Platini. The once deft touches and fine arts of the former French play
Despite posted a net loss five times bigger than feared and not paying a dividend, Thyssenkrupp saw its shares rise to be the day’s best performer on
Greece’s attempt to reduce its debt has been only a partial success.
Athens was able to buy back more of its long term government bonds that it had
Egypt’s economy, which is heavily dependent on tourism, will have to wait a little longer for help from the International Monetary Fund.
Protesters for and against the Egyptian president are ranging themselves against each other in Cairo and Alexandria as a controversial referendum on
More than 40 years ago the EU began a discussion on the formation of a common European patent in order to make it easier and less costly for
The UN is calling on Hamid Karzai’s Government to enforce a 2009 law designed to protect women. The legislation made child marriage, forced marriage
The russian opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya has died at the age of 86 in Moscow.
The widow of cellist Mstislv Rostropovitch began her career at
Opposition groups have called for marches to the presidential palace today to protest against the hastily arranged constitutional referendum planned
euronews is looking back at the year’s events and the people for whom 2012 will be remembered. In a year of elections and ongoing economic struggles
The annual Rostropovich Festival in Baku,
Azerbaijan, honours the cellist, pianist and conductor Rostropovich. Many famous musicians and conductors
Heather Headley and Lloyd Owen star in the new musical of ‘The Bodyguard’ which has just opened in London’s West End. The lead role in the film of
Perhaps already starting his campaign for a political comeback, former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has criticised his successor for
the global conversation
A day after receiving the Nobel Prize for Peace on behalf of the European Union, EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso answered questions from
Europe’s biggest bank, HSBC, has agreed to pay a record 1.5 billion-euro fine for failing to prevent money laundering and failing to respect
Loyalists were protesting in Belfast over the decision to limit the flying of the Union flag to designated days only on official buildings. The
The Federal Reserve is likely to expand its monetary stimulus to the US economy this week at the end of its two-day policy meeting.
Jaguar Land Rover is looking at setting up a car plant in Saudi Arabia.
The Indian owned British luxury car maker has signed a preliminary deal
There have been more developments in the interest rate manipulation scandal.
The Wall Street Journal reports the European Union is set to accuse
The Australian radio station behind the hoax call to the London hospital where Prince William’s pregnant wife Kate was being cared for has said it
LeWeb is one of the major annual dates in the Web industry, attracting around 3,500 professionals, investors, bloggers and internet fans. The theme
The number of registered Syrian refugees in other Middle Eastern countries and in north Africa has topped half a million, according to the
A South Korean aquarium creates a performance featuring a school of sardines dancing along with a Santa diver and displays a tank of electric eels
The Minister for Northern Ireland has condemned those who threw a petrol bomb into a police vehicle in Belfast while an officer was still inside
The former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was taken to hospital in Pretoria at the weekend, is being treated for a lung infection
Egypt is gearing up for a day of high tension with both supporters and opponents of President Mursi planning rival rallies in the run-up to