"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,”"
The world’s airlines face one of their toughest years ever the International Air Transport Association is warning.
It has just released figures
Alitalia has been reborn by the Rome government shifting its debts and unprofitable parts of the company onto the Italian taxpayers’ shoulders and
The relaunch of Italy’s ailing airline Alitalia as a smaller, privately-owner carrier has been disrupted by protests. Once a symbol of Italy’s
Alitalia’s directors have approved the sale of a 25 percent stake to Air France-KLM for just over 320 million euros.
That came one day before the
German flag-carrier Lufthansa is set to become Europe’s biggest airline after signing a deal to buy the loss-making Austrian Airlines. Brussels needs
European plane-maker Airbus says it needs a capital increase of more than two billion euros for its national units. That should be achievable by
Consumer complaints are still flying fast and furious about hidden charges and unclear pricing on Internet sites selling plane tickets. So, Brussels
Europe’s largest low-cost airline Ryanair has launched a 750 million euro bid to buy rival carrier Aer Lingus. The new offer is half the price
Air transport is having a growing effect on the environment. How can technological development and research programmes help make aviation greener
The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi proved recent health scares were behind him, with an impromptu game of hide-and-seek with his German