"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
The Russians had a golden day three at the World Fencing Championships in Leipzig Germany.
In the women’s epee individual gold medal match Tatiana
New security cameras reportedly installed at the entrance of the Jerusalem mosque at the centre of deadly new tension between Israelis and Palestinians
Chris Froome has won his fourth Tour de France — his third in succession.
The Team Sky rider successfully crossed the line on the Champs Elysée
A protest in Ankara in support of two imprisoned hunger striking teachers turned violent as Turkish police used pepper spray and water cannons on demonstrators
A buddhist pagoda was filmed slipping into a river in Myanmar following heavy rains in the region.
The story of this year's Silk Way Rally was one of two dominant teams: Peugeot and Kamaz
Hundreds of people have marched through central Moscow calling for internet freedom after rules tightened again recently
Turkish police detained 47 protesters in capital Ankara on Sunday (July 23) demonstrating in support of two teachers arrested for going on a hunger strike
Amid the ongoing investigations into claims Moscow meddled in the US election, there is a changing of the guard at the Russian embassy in Washington
Six years on from a massive nuclear disaster, accumulations of lava-like layers were found inside Fukushima nuclear plant.
Four women including a 16-year old girl, captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul have been confirmed as German nationals
One of the best known faces of protests in Venezuela has tweeted a video from hospital with a bandaged face but still defiantly playing his violin.
Despite the huge transfer speculation swirling around Barca’s Brazilian international Neymar and the amount of cash Paris Saint Germain are prepared
Polish President Andrzej Duda takes holiday despite political crisis
Authorities in Texas say eight people found dead in the back of an articulated lorry parked behind a shopping centre are believed to be illegal immigrants
Residents of ISIL's self-described capital of Raqqa in Syria celebrated as they were released from the jihadist group's rule.
As the European Union seeks a long-term solution to the refugees crisis, tens of thousands of migrants continue to pour into Italy
An all-out assault is said to be underway to drive Sunni militants from their last stronghold along the Syria-Lebanon border
Residents return to West Mosul to find nothing
More violence as Venezuela spirals out of control
Donald Trump says 'US President has complete power to pardon' in a Twitter rant against Russia probe.
Two Palestinians have been killed in violence prompted by Israel's installation of metal detectors at entry points of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
For the first time Princes William and Harry discuss Princess Diana as a mother, for a new documentary marking the 20th anniversary of her death in a Paris car crash.
Protests continue in Poland against plans to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the populist ruling party's control