"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,”"
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza has got underway in typical raucous style.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
This is the moment CCTV captured a man being knocked to the ground by a stray tyre.
Organisers promised the Rio de Janeiro Olympics would bring long-term benefits to the Brazilian city and its residents.
The Brazilian government has deployed the first of 9,000 soldiers onto the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the city’s famous carnival later this month.
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
Brazil's financial plight endangers life as police strike
Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, wife of Brazil’s ex-president Lula da Silva, has died at the age of 66.
Emotions were raw as Chapecoense played their first match since most of their players died in a plane crash.
Teori Zavascki's death raises questions over who will take over the country's biggest corruption case.
Brazilian singer Loalwa Braz, who found fame with the 1980s hit Lambada has been found dead near her home in Saquarema, Brazil.
Brazil's prison violence prompts government action
At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison.
Another prison uprising in Brazil has left four more people dead.
At least 31 inmates are killed in a Brazilian prison in what is believed to be a drug gang revenge attack.
It comes only five days after 56 inmates were slaughtered in the country's worst prison massacre in more than two decades.
Over 100 prisoners are on the loose and 56 have died after two rival drugs gangs ran riot in a Brazilian prison.
Around 60 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil in what officials say is the biggest prison massacre in the history of the state of Manaus.