"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 President of Colombia has admitted that a member of the rescue team which freed 15 hostages, including Ingrid Betancourt, from FARC rebels was
Video of a 16-year-old boy sobbing and pleading with interrogators during questioning at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp in Cuba has been released by
Soaring petrol prices have prompted US President George W. Bush to lift an executive ban on offshore oil drilling.
The existing moratorium is up
The US Treasury and Federal Reserve have unveiled a wide-ranging programme to bolster troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Fireteams are battling wildfires in northern California which have already forced 10,000 people to flee their homes. Lightning has ignited about 40
Iran has maintained its conflicting nuclear message, test-firing nine long-range missiles, but rejecting the idea of war with the West as “a silly
The United States has imposed new sanctions on Iranians suspected of involvement in the country’s nuclear programme. It has banned US companies from
Former Colombian hostages, who escaped their FARC captors last week, said they wouldn’t forget the people left behind. They have honoured that
Video has emerged of the daring Colombian commando raid, which finally brought to an end the six year hostage ordeal of Ingrid Betancourt earlier in
After six years in captivity, the former hostage Ingrid Betancourt and her children have finally been reunited. Lorenzo and Melanie were 16 and 13
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez waited an unusually silent 24 hours before congratulating Columbia’s Alvaro Uribe for his daring. The bloodless
They have been celebrating a significant anniversary in Canada – 400 years since the explorer Samuel de Champlain established Quebec City, and
The Colombian intelligence operation which freed Ingrid Betancourt and her fellow prisoners was a huge coup for the country’s President Alvaro
Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt is enjoying her first taste of freedom after six years in a jungle hell. Her FARC captors
The Bush administration has put the Iranian nuclear problem centre-stage once more. As Iran continues to refuse to give up its nuclear energy
Ingrid Betancourt is back in the arms of her family tonight after six years in a FARC jungle prison camp, and after the Colombian military tricked
French Colombian politician Ingrird Betancourt rescued from FARC by Colombian troops
When times are hard, something has to give. And for many Americans, eager to cut back on their spending, a cosy afternoon latte has become one luxury
South American leaders meeting in Argentina have slammed European Union plans to incarcerate illegal immigrants for up to 18 months. Venezuelan
Tinseltown is still recovering from industrial action by writers. Now, actors are in the starring role, amid fears a pay dispute could bring the
US military prosecutors are demanding the death penalty for a man believed to be a senior al- Qaeda leader behind the bombing of the USS Cole in
In a tug of war with the legal system, Colombia’s president wants the people to decide whether new elections should be held. Alvaro Uribe was
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has been holding a joint fund-raising dinner in Washington with former rival Hillary Clinton. After
A British man who murdered his wife and baby in the United States, then hid their bodies and fled home to the UK, has been found guilty of their
The meeting of the international whaling commission, being held in Chile this year, is always a draw for demonstrators. Protestors in Santiago were
Another Bolivian province has voted in favour of autonomy from the rule of President Evo Morales. That’s the prediction of exit polls in the province
President Bush flew in to get a close up view of the damage caused by the flooding Mississippi river. With homes and farmland across the Midwest