"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,”"
Madrid's jailing of two separatist leaders provokes huge demonstrations in Barcelona
'Insiders' spent five days filming with leading Catalan separatists and Spanish unity grassroots movements.
Spain threatens to put Catalonia under direct central rule if region doesn't abandon independence drive by Thursday
Madrid hardens its stance towards Catalonia and jails two separatists pending sedition investigation
Officials say three people have been killed as a result of fires in the north-western region
Iberian coast fires have been fanned by strong winds, remnants of ex-Hurricane Ophelia.
Galicia's President says some of the fires threatening Vigo are criminal in nature.
Spain's deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria has been speaking about the Catalonia crisis
Catalan leader calls for dialogue in response to the Spanish prime minister's deadline, under threat of the region's autonomy being suspended.
Catalonia’s president Carles Puigdemont attended s a memorial in Barcelona on Sunday to mark the execution in 1940 of Catalan leader Lluis Companys
The Spanish government will take control of Catalonia if regional leader Carles Puigdemont replies ambiguously to Madrid's question about whether he has declared independence from Spain.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is coming under pressure to declare full independence.
Spain's economy could grow less than initially expected next year because of uncertainty over Catalonia
The world must resist separatists’ calls for international mediation. Nothing less than the future of the rule of law and constitutional democracy depends on it, writes Ana Palacio
The EU Commission president said he doesn't want Catalonia to become independent
A new report by RSF cites harassment of journalists on social network and propaganda pressure from the Catalan government
Separatist Catalans hope Carles Puigdemont will follow the Slovenian independence model
A look at the grassroots campaigners behind Catalonia's independence drive.
A group of anti-independence demonstrators in the Catalonian capital Barcelona clashed with police on Wednesday, Spain's national day.