"“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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
Mitt Romney is in pole position for today’s race to win the New Hampshire primary. If he takes the state after narrowly winning Iowa, his five rivals
Mitt Romney and his campaign team roll in to New Hampshire with confidence. The US Atlantic seaboard state in the northeast neighbours Massachusetts
The six remaining Republican presidential candidates have squared off in television debate ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.
After his win
He has become the front-runner in the Republican race for the White House, and now he has the endorsement of John McCain.
Mitt Romney stood
Iowa’s caucus voting for Republican presidential candidates has narrowed the choice down to three, but, surprisingly, the 120,000 ballots cast put
The first vote by US Republican supporters to choose their eventual presidential candidate has ended in a virtual dead heat.
The surprise of the
Voting in Iowa to choose a Republican presidential candidate turned into a two horse race with the biggest surprise of the evening being the
A high turnout is expected among Republican voters in Iowa – the first US state to cast its choice over who will represent the Grand Old Party in the
J. Edgar Hoover was at the helm of America’s law enforcement for almost 50 years.
As the FBI’s first director he was both feared and admired.
Former Illinois governor, Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for political corruption. He had tried to sell the Senate seat
US Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is suspending his campaign, after another accusation of infidelity.
With his wife standing behind
Time for Business Weekly to take a break from the the euro zone and give priority to the debt crisis in the US. Less than a year before the next
A US Congress ‘super-committee’ has failed to agree on how to cut 1.2 trillion dollars from the country’s budget deficit over the next decade
George Clooney’s fourth directorial effort, The Ides of March, has opened in the US after screening at the Venice and Toronto film festivals.
The hunting, shooting, fishing former governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin, will not be seeking the Republican US presidential nomination in 2012.
The closest thing to a personal memoir of Jackie Kennedy has been published revealing a previously unknown side of the former US first lady.
September 14, 1901. The 25th US president, William McKinley, dies of his wounds eight days after being shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. McKinley was
September 8, 1974. Richard Nixon, who resigned as US President one month earlier over the Watergate scandal, is given a pardon by his successor
Barack Obama’s outlined some of his proposals to boost America’s beleaguered economy.
The US president used a Labor Day rally in Detroit to set the
The Obama battle bus has been ploughing through America’s rural midwest. It is a crucial battleground for the Democrat president with an eye on