"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
"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
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have extended their lead over the opposition, according to a number of opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s elections.
Campaigning has been drawing to a close as Portugal prepares to hold elections this Sunday. The latest poll on voters’ intentions indicated that
Portugal’s ruling socialists have widened their lead over their main opposition rivals ahead of Sunday’s general election.
It’s the last day of
The main political parties in Portugal are running a close race ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections. According to the latest opinion polls the
Young people may have an important say in Portugal’s election. Many are voting for the first time, and they are being wooed by all sides.
A scandal engulfing the Portuguese presidential palace has taken another twist just days before elections.
President Anibal Cavaco Silva has
A week ahead of a general election, Portugal’s political heavy-weights have been campaigning hard.
The final result is expected to be tight
Claims of dirty tricks carried out by the Portuguese intelligence service in the general-election campaign have prompted an unprecedented denial from
Two women have become part of Portugal’s election campaign whether they like it or not. Helena Paixão and Teresa Pires want to get married. But
It was a relieved José Manuel Barroso who was congratulated on being re-elected as President of the European Commission.
While his winning was
Experimenta Design, an exhibition in Lisbon, includes all kinds of objects. But as well as the displays, the expo is also about talks and
Portugal’s proposed high-speed TGV rail link with the rest of Europe has emerged as the crucial issue which could decide which party wins the general
Portugal’s ruling Socialists have slipped in opinion poll ratings leaving them slightly ahead of the main opposition with just two weeks to go
A political storm has enveloped Portugal after one of its leading TV channels shelved a programme about a corruption case.
TVI has yet to
A rockslide at a beach in the Algarve in Portugal has killed as many as five people and injured three others, three more are thought to be missing
Two women in Portugal have lost their court appeal to allow them to marry.
Teresa Pires and Helena Paixao first began their bid to wed back in
The leaders of Spain and Portugal have inaugurated a joint scientific research facility they hope will become a world leader in technology on a
Portugal’s Economy Minister has resigned after making an offensive gesture in parliament at a political opponent.
Manuel Pinho represented two