"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,”"
A Melbourne man ensured an unforgettable proposal for his girlfriend by recreating the moment they had first met on a crowded commuter train.
Australia is struggling to preserve its unique flora and fauna, with the spotted quoll the latest species to come into the spotlight as it fights for survival.
Local media reports say the victims are American tourists who were heading south on a golfing trip.
The world of rugby was sent into shock on Sunday following the news that former Australia international Dan Vickerman has died at his home in Sydney.
An out-of-control wildfire near Queanbeyan in Australia has destroyed at least 15 homes.
A trail biker had a near-death experience when he was forced to leap out of the path of an oncoming train into a nearby creek.
In what has been described as the worst conditions for fire in the state’s history, rural firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales on Sunday were battling close to 80 out-of-control…
Despite desperate efforts by emergency crews, dozens of wildfires are raging in the Australian state of New South Wales, amid extreme heat and strong winds.
The Catholic Church in Australia releases data suggesting child sex abuse between 1950 and 2010 was widespread, but largely ignored.
By all accounts it was a right dressing down for the Australian Prime Minister on the phone with President Trump
Australia does a lot for the boatloads of refugees trying to land on its shores, but mostly abroad in neighbouring countries, where controversial camps have become dead ends for their inmates, plucked
Two people have been killed after their plane crashed into a river in Perth, Australia.
You might not be able to tell by looking at them but the Ringneck Parrot is evolving.
The bite of an Australian funnel-web spider can be deadly.
Australian Richie Porte all but guaranteed his maiden victory at the Tour Down Under on Saturday after winning the penultimate stage five to stretch his lead at the top of the overall…
Thousands of protesters in Sydney on Saturday (January 21) joined the first of hundreds of womens’ marches organised around the world in a show of disapproval of…
In a repeat of the previous day Australian Caleb Ewan outsprinted world champion Peter Sagan to win stage four of the Tour Down Under.
A driver has ploughed his car into pedestrians in a busy street in Melbourne, Australia, killing three people including a young child
The ruby seadragon, a new species of animal, has been filmed alive for the first time by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San…
With an air of Las Vegas glamour, thousands of people took to the streets of the rural Australian town of Parkes on Saturday (January 14) to honour entertainer Elvis Presley in the town’s 25th annual