"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
An Armenian policeman was killed on Saturday as chaos gripping Yerevan spirals increasingly out of control.
The 2016 edition of the 6000D took some 1300 competitors over 65 grueling kilometres of trails through the French Alps.
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Syrian state media reports dozens of families have begun to leave the besieged north-western city of Aleppo.
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The 40th world military parachuting championships have concluded outside Moscow, Russia.
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Female senators from Maryland, Missouri and Massachusetts are supporting Hillary Clinton after she accepted the Democrat presidential nomination.
An anti-terror operation in Belgium results in the arrests of two brothers suspected of plotting attacks in the country.
On the penultimate day (July 30) of the World Youth celebrations in Poland, Pope Francis addressed worshippers at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in the south of…
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It seems most people in Scotland still want to remain in the United Kingdom – despite the pending Brexit.
Fresh from accepting the Democratic presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton’s hitting the road, to shore up support for her White House bid.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is dropping all lawsuits filed against people accused of “insulting” him, as a one-off gesture.
Banks from Italy, Ireland, Spain and Austria have come out worst in the latest European Union stress test.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is to stand trial on obstruction of justice charges related to the Petrobras corruption scandal.
Scottish police have identified more than 500 victims or potential victims of online child sex abuse.
On the third day of his trip to Poland, Pope Francis chose to honour the 1.