"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
Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansur defected to the Somalian government last week and has now spoken out against the militant group.
Half Day in Mykonos
Sierra Leone's president calls for international help after devastating landslide
It will be the first Grand Slam appearance for the former world number one in over 18 months, after her return from a doping ban
UK currency is being hit by weaker than expexted inflation data
In spite of the well documented tensions between the two countries; guards from India and Pakistan offered sweets and goodwill at the Attari-Wagah
Amid chants of “Govinda ala re”, thousands of Mumbaikars will today celebrate Dahi Handi and Krishna Janmashtami with pomp and splendour.
The longest river in the Iberian peninsula is on the verge of drying up completely thanks to a combination of Spain’s current drought and inadequate water transfer planning
Office workers in Brazil call in the fire brigade after finding a wild puma sheltering under a desk in their office
At least 11 people killed after a tree falls during a religious fesitval on the Portuguese island of Madeira, local media reported.
Students scrambled to safety as sirens blared during a tsunami drill on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Tuesday, part of a campaign to
Despite relief at Pyongyang's pause, it is feared that upcoming US-South Korea military drills could revive tensions
Real host Barcelona in Wednesday's second leg with a 3-1 lead but potentially without banned star man Ronaldo
This Turkmen form of belt wrestling is becoming more and more popular - not just among men, but also women.
Trump gets with tough with China and orders trade inquiry, focusing on intellectual property theft.
This is the moment a man used an elephant to negotiate the flood-ravaged streets of southern Nepal.
More than 220 people have died in Nepal, India
After clearing migrants from the approaches to Calais, the French now find thousands making their way to Paris.
British cyclist Chris Froome says he has unfinished business as he bids to become only the third rider, after France’s Jacques Anquetil and Bernard
Lufthansa waits in wings to plunder most profitable parts of stricken carrier
The world's greatest Tango dancers have gathered in Buenos Aires for the famous World Tango Festival and Competition
The pop star won a case against an ex-radio DJ she said groped her bare bottom at a photo shoot.
Innovative ideas and projects shaping the future of globe-trotting.
Don't Be a Sucker, an anti-Nazi film produced by the U.S. in the 1940s has gone viral following the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville at the weekend.
Europe’s toxic egg scandal is no yoke – but that didn’t stop Belgians feasting on a giant omelette.
The 10,000-egg creation, cooked in a four-metre
The town is the next big target for Iraqi forces after last month's recapture of Mosul
Researchers have found that using a smiley face emoji and similar emoticons at the office can have the opposite effect on the recipient, and make the sender seem less competent.
Thousands turn out to protest as Donald Trump visits his New York for the first time since taking office.
The EU says it will study the trade proposals carefully but progress must first be made on the UK's divorce arrangements.
Emperor Akihito commemorates 72 years since Japanese surrender during World War II
Iran's President Rouhani, in a defiant message to hardline critics and President Trump, says new sanctions will mean nuclear deal is off "within hours"