"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
Russian President Vladimir Putin has addressed the new Duma following last month's election.
Ben Smith completed his extraordinary goal of 401 marathons in 401 days on Wednesday.
In this episode: British Prime Minister Theresa May makes her call for a fairer United Kingdom; the EU’s new border guard starts work, and the UN is about to name its next secretary…
With Millions malnourished and in danger of death, the civil war in Yemen rages on
FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that the country’s Conservative government must do more to champion the cause of working-class people.
Former Portuguese Prime Minister António Guterres looks set to be installed as the new UN secretary general.
English musician and songwriter Rod Temperton has died at the age of 68.
After battering Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, is powering towards the Bahamas and Florida.
Two Russian bombers were intercepted by fighter jets from four different European countries as they flew from Norway down to Spain and back again, it has…
Two days before an aid donor's conference for Afghanistan, the taliban make a show of force
In a debate that at times lost political focus Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence delivered a calm and assured performance.
Nearly all of the money spent so far through the European Commission's Investment Plan for Europe has gone to the region's 15 richest countries.
Wall Street got a boost on Wednesday from financial stocks and higher oil prices, while the pound hit a three-decade low against the dollar.
Baghdad and Ankara have each summoned the other’s ambassador as tension mounts over the legality of keeping Turkish troops in Iraq.
Belgian counter terror prosecutors are investigating a stabbing in Brussels in which at least two police officers were wounded, officials say.
More than 4,650 migrants were saved on Tuesday off the coast of Libya. It brings the total rescued in the last 48 hours to nearly 11,000. Three babies were also born on board ship.
Scottish, French and Dutch-born trio Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L Feringa will share the 8m Swedish Kronor prize.
Efforts are to be made to revive Afghanistan’s stalled peace process following nearly four decades of conflict, the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief says.
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.
The UK's services sector was strong in September adding to doubts about the need for another interest rate cut to cushion the Brexit vote impact.
With its lineup of models whose sweaters read ‘Rykiel Forever’, the Sonia Rykiel show at Paris Fashion Week paid tribute to the legendary Parisian designer who died in August at the age of…
Eurozone business growth fell in September to the weakest in 21 months, with companies concerned about the economic outlook and political uncertainty.
When Daan Roosegaarde visited Beijing three years ago, all he could see from his window was smog.
The US is on high alert after hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, left a wave of destruction in Haiti.
Pro-government media say the Syrian army is pressing ahead in a major campaign, supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power.
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in Singapore released footage yesterday, October 4, of a rescue attempt in which a cat had become stuck on a ledge 12 stories…
Beauty is beauty and it is only a matter of getting organised.
South African police have fired rubber bullets and set off stun grenades to disperse student protesters on a Johannesburg university campus.
In Colombia, the ceasefire with FARC rebels has been extended until the end of this month, President Juan Manuel Santos has said.