"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
The number of people with an immigrant background in Germany reached a new high of 18.6 million in 2016, data from the Federal Statistics Office shows
Most politicians would not hesitate over taking a telephone call from the most powerful woman in Europe.
Not so EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker, who
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Macron also agreed to develop a joint Franco-German fighter jet when they met in Paris.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday she wanted to breathe new life into Franco-German relations, promising closer cooperation between the two
The French president is hosting the German chancellor in Paris on Thursday for a Franco-German summit.
Protesters are out in force ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, but how much do you really know about this powerful global organisation?
Merkel and Xi visit the panda exhibit at Berlin Zoo.
Germany and China grow closer ahead of G20 summit.
German MPs vote for same-sex marriage.
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
They reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris accord after the US decision to pull out.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Angela Merkel has her fourth private audience with Pope Francis.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been in Mexico to meet President Enrique Peña Nieto the second destination in her two-stop tour of Latin America
Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Junker lead European criticism, echoed around the world, of Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.
Italy, France and Germany said on Thursday they regretted U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and dismissed his suggestion the pact could be revised.
Donald Trump received some criticism for his performance while singing the US national anthem during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National
At least 90 people were killed and more than 400 were wounded in the attack, one of the deadliest ever in the Afghan capital.
Politicians like to drink with "normals"
The former US leader told tens of thousands assembled before the Brandenburg Gate 'we can't hide behind a wall'.