"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,”"
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A never-before-seen at auction painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso sold for £34,885,000 / €39,570,000
The dance floor that lit up in red, blue and yellow in rhythm to the music
Um dos cinco exemplares da escultura de Auguste Rodin, "Andrómeda" foi vendida num leilão em Paris por mais de 3,6 milhões de euros
A painting by US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat has become the sixth most expensive canvas ever sold at auction.
A painting by American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for more than $100 million becoming the sixth most expensive canvas ever sold at auction.
Dazzling jewels are going under the hammer at Christie’s Geneva – including the biggest heart-shaped diamond ever up for auction, dangling from a pearl necklace.
A packet of McDonald’s Szechuan dipping sauce from 1998 sold in an online auction after a $14,700 USD bid.
The most valuable diamond earrings to ever be put up for auction are on display in London. A super-rare blue one is called Apollo and Artemis is pink.
The world’s most expensive pink diamond has sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a world record price of around 66.
A poem handwritten by Jewish schoolgirl Anne Frank has sold for a high price at auction.
An original artwork by the late Belgian cartoonist Hergé of his hero Tintin and friends has sold for €1.
A rare "fancy, vivid blue diamond" ring is on display in Geneva, ahead of an auction next week where it is expected to fetch up to 25 million US dollars.
The much mourned David Bowie, who died in January, was an avid art collector.
The winners have been announced in the great Greek TV sell-off, with four companies winning bids for television channels in an unprecedented auction.
Nearly 80 items closely linked to the life of Muhammad Ali who died earlier this year are being auctioned.
Bjork's unique stage outfits are going under the hammer in London in the coming weeks.
Pele’s footballing life is to go under the hammer next week at an auction in London.
Football legend and three times World Cup winner Pele is to part with his collection of sporting and cultural memorabilia which will go under the hammer in London in…
The “Unique Pink” has broken all records for any jewellery auction.
Bidding in an online auction for the gun used to kill unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in the US in 2012 has topped 57 million euros. But the amount