"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
A chilling exhibition by French photographer Christian Boltanski is on show at the Grand Palais in Paris. Chilling because it is about the fragility
For five years US artist Emily Prince has been documenting the deaths of American soldiers who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now her 5,218 tiny
Painter Emerik Bernard may not be especially well-known but the 1937-born artist is considered one of Slovenia’s leading Modernists. For a number of
As tens of thousands of environmentalists gathered in Copenhagen, floating plastic bubbles filled the National Gallery of Denmark as part of an art
Expectant mothers in Russia are being encouraged to give their unborns the best possible start and help create a future generation of art lovers
Police have confirmed a second lithograph by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch was stolen earlier this year.
The news that The Breaking Away’ is now
The East Side Gallery in Berlin consists of a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall. It was originally painted back in 1990 by a collection of 106
It looks a bit as though a giant spider has been at work in the Galleria Continua in Beijing. But the steel cords are the work of British artist
This is Cologne Cathedral, Germany’s biggest and home to an abundance of colourful treasure.
ULRIKE BRINKMANN, ART HISTORIAN and HEAD
Culture vultures are swooping on the French city of Lyon for what is being described as “one of the most significant contemporary art festivals of
Visitors to Versailles currently have something else to contemplate aside the lavish palace and its sculpted gardens. Contemporary pieces from French
Celebrated French photographer Willy Ronis has died at the age of 99.
The award-winning artist who began taking pictures
professionally in 1936
A touring exhibition called “The Genius and his Machines” has arrived in Rome. The show presents a selection of Leonardo Da Vinci’s wooden machines
We live in the age of synthetic materials, but we are paying a price. Thousands of sculptures, iconic designs, historic films and photographs are at
Eccentric British double act Gilbert and George are back with their biggest exhibition to date. “Jack Freak Pictures” tackles themes of nationhood
In Rome, during the restoration of the frescos on the walls of the Pauline Chapel – inside St Peter’s Basilica – Vatican restorers discovered an
In London, the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition features, as usual, both established and unknown artists working in a wide variety of disciplines
A small picture called “The Torment of St Anthony” is on display at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and attracting much attention. It is a