"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
Barack Obama says the United States is investigating whether chemical weapons have been used in Syria – and has warned that the regime will be held
The soul searching in Brussels is underway after Cyprus became the first member state to reject the conditions of EU assistance.
Liberal MEP Guy
Bolivia is to become the fourth South American country to be included in the Dakar Rally since the gruelling event was relocated from Africa in
The Federal Reserve is to press ahead with its aggressive stimulus programme despite improving US economic conditions.
Wrapping up a two-day
Financial officials from Cyprus have been discussing the Mediterranean island’s money troubles in Moscow. The European Union is not comfortable with
European leaders have given their reaction to the rejection of the tax on credit bank accounts by the Cyprus parliament. There was a unity of feeling
In the Cyprus banking crisis, almost all the focus has been on Russian money in account there, but Ukraine also has strong business and financial
Relatives of Afghans killed by an airstrike ordered by a German NATO officer in northern Afghanistan have taken Germany’s government to court.
A Turkish far-left group, the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front, has released a statement saying it carried out the March 19 blasts at
It has been a landmark in the UK capital since the millenium, but the London Eye has never had a deep clean until now.
On the evening of March 19
Two days of discussions headed by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano to find a solution to the country’s political impasse got underway on
Three major South Korean television broadcasters and two banks were hit in a cyber attack that brought down their computer networks at around
In this ‘cyber tea break’ we discussed the European Voluntary Service (EVS) with the organisers and the volunteers themselves.
They answered all
In the wake of the Dalligate scandal, the Greens/EFA group has proposed “creating a special committee in the European Parliament to investigate the
British finance minister George Osborne has admitted that economic growth there this year will be half the 1.2 percent that was forecast just three
Every option is being considered as political and financial leaders in Cyprus rush from meeting to meeting to solve the bailout crisis.
President Barack Obama may be in the Middle East this week, but that doesn’t mean that Washington DC will stop being the center of the universe
Nowruz, meaning ‘New day’, was celebrated on Wednesday in several countries.
This ancestral festival, which has been observed for more than 3,000
Their savings may have been protected by last night’s parliament vote, but how do Cypriots feel, knowing their country is teetering ever-closer
Bankers – they have become hate figures after the financial crisis, which spawned the economic crisis, and now the raiding of customers accounts in
There was better news from the airline world as the International Air Transport Association nudged up its profit forecasts for this year.
Deutsche Bank has trimmed 600 million euros from the pretax profit for last year that it previously reported.
Europe’s biggest bank in terms of
Barack Obama has promised America’s “unwavering support” for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first
Can the euro, and indeed Europe, survive the region’s current debt crisis?
One person who is well qualified to speak on that is the economist
Meet Hobbit the Robot – with a penchant for picking things up, he has been designed with perhaps society’s largest group of technophobes in mind; the
Police in France investigating an enormous payout to a friend of the former president Nicolas Sarkozy have searched the flat of Christine Lagarde
The Fallas Festival in Valencia came to an end with ‘La nit de la crema’ (‘The night of the burning’). More than 700 statues, large and small, were
Barack Obama has promised America’s ‘unwavering support’ for Israel’s security. He was speaking shortly after arriving in the country on the first
Emergency meetings are being held between political and financial leaders in Cyprus in a frantic bid to find a solution to its bailout crisis.
Parliament was briefly suspended in Ukraine after fists flew in a row over use of the Russian language between the president’s party and a far-right