"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"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,”"
Ariel Castro has been imprisoned for life without parole plus 1,000 years. The 53-year-old abducted, imprisoned and tortured three women.
Italy’s highest court has upheld Silvio Berlusconi’s jail sentence for tax fraud but has referred his five-year ban from public office back to an
Greece may be trapped in recession and on a drip feed of international aid, but eating out just got cheaper.
The VAT sales tax on restaurant
Gathering 600 musicians on stage at the same time, it’s understandable why Mahler’s Eighth symphony is also known as the ‘Symphony of a Thousand’
More excerpts from our interview with maestro Gustavo Dudamel.
Mariano Rajoy, the prime minister of Spain and president of the ruling Partido Popular, has been facing questions over the past six months regarding
A busy trading room is the very heart of the Luxembourg based headquarters of the European Stability Mechanism, one of the newest organisations on
There was no interest rate change from the European Central Bank at the policymakers’ July meeting. It stayed at a record low 0.5 percent.
Concrete barriers and sandbags ring Rabeea Al Adawya square, which the pro Mursi supporters hope will at least impede the progress of the security
Cristiano Ronaldo made his debut on a baseball diamond on Wednesday.
Followed by the media masses the Real Madrid star and Portugal International
Draw a drum kit on a wall, play it and become a star – that is what Thai musician Note did. It has so far racked up multiple hits on the
In the film ‘The To Do List’ Brandy Klarke is not your average female protagonist. She is also on a special journey.
Feeling pressured to become
Something changed forever on August 6, 1945 when, for the first time, the world witnessed the explosion of an atomic bomb.
As that fateful day
After just three months in the hospital, the first Polish full face transplantee was finally able to return home.
Thirty-three year old Grezgorz
Brazil forward Neymar said he was living a dream after moving to Barcelona this summer.
The 21-year old made his competitive debut for his new club
English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur have reached an agreement with Valencia to buy striker Roberto Soldado.
Spurs will pay the players
Sales of cars in France rose by 0.9 percent in July.
It was the first increase in nearly two years, and perhaps a sign demand may finally be
The 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has received more outstanding pictures than ever before.
The competition, which is run by
Kick-Ass, Hit Girl and friends are back on the big screen for the follow-up to 2010’s global hit.
The leading man Aaron Taylor-Johnson, was at
The German brand Hugo Boss has launched an exhibition in London called ‘Red Never Follows’.
The interactive exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery
Beaches on a well-known Thai holiday island have been blackened by an oil spill bringing fears for the impact on the tourist and fishing
Sony’s chief executive Kazuo Hirai has announced a higher than expected first-quarter operating profit.
Earnings were boosted by strong demand for
Italy’s supreme court, the Court of Cassation, is expected to rule today in the conviction of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax
Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking intelligence secrets, has been granted temporary asylum in Russia and has left Moscow
There were no surprises from the Bank of England as it has held its second policy meeting under new governor, Mark Carney.
The UK benchmark
Zimbabwe’s ruling party, ZANU-PF, which is led by 89 year old Robert Mugabe, has claimed a landslide victory in the country’s elections – amid claims
The Smurfs are back for a new adventure in the ‘Smurfs 2’.
With his new creation, the Naughties, Gargamel the sorcerer kidnaps Smurfette and takes
Spain’s Prime Minister has issued a firm denial of ever having received any illegal payments.
In an address to parliament, Mariano Rajoy said he