"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
Two French whistleblowers have been convicted in the so-called LuxLeaks tax scandal, but have avoided jail.
The trial has begun of a French journalist and two former staff of accountancy firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers who are accused of leaking details of
A summary of the main points about the LuxLeaks scandal
Two former employees of the accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) go on trial today in Luxembourg along with a French journalist. Antoine
The Syria crisis and Russia’s involvement are topping the agenda of an EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg. It comes as questions mount over
A last chance to save Greece. Or at least until the next last chance comes along. Eurozone finance ministers met in Luxembourg on Thursday to try and
Optimism is in short supply as European finance ministers meet with the Greek debt crisis dominating the agenda. No one is expecting any progress as
Luxemburgers have rejected, by referendums, key changes to their voting rules. The Grand Duchy said no to allowing foreign residents to vote in their
The prime minister of Luxembourg has become the first serving leader in the EU to marry someone of the same sex
The European Parliament has failed to set up a committee of inquiry into the LuxLeaks affairs. Parliamentarians wanted to investigate how and why
EU investigators have uncovered the unconventional tax deal reached between Luxembourg and Amazon’s European hub.
The probe alleges that the
A leading EU lawyer has stated that an ECB bond-buying programme will not break EU law.
The European Central Bank’s Outright Monetary Transactions
The Palestinian Islamist movement has welcomed the ruling by the General Court of the European Union, while Israel has criticised it.
The ruling by the General Court of the European Union keeps measures against Hamas in place for three months, or pending an appeal.
A Luxembourg court has charged the person responsible for whistleblower revelations which exposed secret tax avoidance deals between Luxembourg and
Embattled European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has officially been sworn as the head of the EU executive amid an ongoing tax row. He and
Luxembourg-based cable TV and mobile service operator Altice has agreed to buy Brazilian Oi’s assets in Portugal.
The 7.4 billion euro deal allows
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker faces another tough week in his new job.
Following on from the Lux Leaks tax scandal, a group of
state of the union
In this edition of Europe Weekly: European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker breaks his silence on the ‘Lux Leaks’ tax row; the European Court
The European Court of Justice in Luxembourg has delivered a verdict on a German case that may come as sweet news for EU member states concerned about