"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
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has condemned an attack at Aleppo University and warned that the deliberate targeting of civilians is a war
After a year’s sabbatical former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola will make his highly-anticipated return to football in Germany next season.
American Kurt Caselli picked up his second stage win of this year’s Dakar Rally when the KTM rider won a rain-hit stage 11 – a 452 km leg of which
A major international hostage crisis is unfolding after Islamist militants stormed a gas installation in Algeria, abducting scores of workers.
US President Barack Obama has announced his proposals for new gun control measures a month after 26 people were shot dead at Sandy Hook elementary
French military action – Opération Serval – against Islamists trying to take control of northern Mali has moved into a new phase: the deployment of
The telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent announced on Wednesday it has won an eight-year contract with Reliance Communications, India’s third
Germany’s central bank is to bring home hundreds of tonnes of gold.
The bullion is part of the nation’s reserves that it kept in the United States
A month after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting claimed the life of 26 people, including 18 children, pro-gun lobby the National Rifle
Sales of new cars in recession-hit Europe fell to their lowest in 17 years last year.
That leaves the region’ s mass market manufacturers with
A group linked to al Qaeda is said to have taken hostage up to 41 westerners at a gas plant in eastern Algeria.
Reports say there are claims it is
A Russian court has thrown out an attempt by Maria Alekhina to have her prison sentence deferred. The member of Pussy Riot, the feminist punk band
Two days before his long-awaited speech on the EU, Britain’s Prime Minister gave a little hint to MPs that he’s not in favour of the in/out
Refugees who have managed to flee northern Mali are receiving food aid which has been arriving in the capital Bamako.
The situation in the north is
How much damage will the pictures of passengers being evacuated from a 787 Dreamliner affect confidence in the aircraft? The All Nipon Airways flight
Credit rating agencies will have to be more transparent about how they assess a country’s sovereign debt under changes agreed by MEPs on
Hello I am Chris Burns. Welcome to The Network. We will be connecting shortly with our guests to get to the bottom of today’s issue. But beware, our
French filmmaker Betrand Tavernier shot scenes from his new movie, the black comedy Quai D’Orsay, inside the United Nations building in New York.
From apple farms to sausages with smiley faces; these are just some of the subjects of Berlin-born artist Michael Schmidt for his latest exhibition
Imagine a world where criminals operate with near impunity. A place where credit card information could be bought for as little as 1 euro – but where
Italy’s former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has launched a scathing attack on leading European parliamentarians within his own centre-right
Wikipedia’s parent company, the Wikimedia Foundation, has launched its twelfth official project: Wikivoyage.
Using a similar format to Wikipedia
In Mali street battles are said to have been taking place between French special forces and Islamist militants in the town of Diabali, which fell
At least 25 people were killed in Egypt on Wednesday when an apartment block collapsed in Alexandria, Egyptian media reported. There are at least 10
Workers at three of Anglo American Platinum’s mines in South Africa have gone on an illegal strike.
It started one day after the company said it
A Frenchman has reportedly been killed and at least nine other foreigners kidnapped by Islamist militants in Algeria.
The victims, who include five
Police have confirmed two people have died at the scene of a helicopter crash in south London and 12 others have been injured.
The pilot, who was
Producing more food to feed a growing population puts more strain on the world’s already limited resources.
Raising livestock takes up a massive
In Kentucky, USA, two people have been shot in a car park of a college. The killings came a day before President Barack Obama is expected to unveil