"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,”"
Monetary works by Andy Warhol and Keith Haring are featured in Sotheby's art sale with a financial twist.
The most expensive artwork ever has been sold at auction at Christie’s in New York. Picasso’s cubist oil from 1955 “Les Femmes d’Alger” (“Women of
A Picasso oil painting from 1955 has smashed the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it went for $179.4 million
A rare diamond is set to fetch up to 23 million euros at auction in New York – making it more than a girl’s best friend! Sotheby’s describes the
On February 19 Guernsey's in New York City will sell the priceless instrument known as "Black Beauty"
The first tuna auction of the year in Tokyo landed a Japanese sushi chain owner the first and most expensive “New Year Tuna” at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish
Intimate love letters to and from Marilyn Monroe are going under the hammer in Beverly Hills.
In all, more than 200 items are up for sale
New York auction house Christie’s has held the biggest art auction in its history on Wednesday selling the equivalent of 683 million euros worth of
A Mark Rothko canvas sold for 45 million USD on Tuesday at Sotheby’s 344 million dollar sale of contemporary and post-war art. The auction also saw a
How much would you expect to pay for an automated figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin? A ‘Contemporary Musical Automation Portrait’ of the
What’s in a name? What’s in a piece of paper? In this case of no ordinary paper, it’s two names, passionate love and an empire. And what a
The marriage contract between Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine is due to go under the hammer in Paris at the end of September.
In what has been billed as one of the largest auctions of military vehicles ever, more than eighty tanks were put up for sale in the San Francisco
More than 700 items having belonged to some of the world’s biggest music icons are going up for auction in New York.
The top lot comes from the
The largest flawless vivid blue diamond in the world called ‘The Blue‘ has been sold for over $23m. (16.7m euros) at Christie’s in Geneva.
A painting of Malala Yousafzai is to be auctioned at Christie’s in New York in aid of the Malala Fund. Called “Girl Reading”, it is by Jonathan Yeo
The world’s largest blue diamond is to be auctioned in Geneva, Switzerland on May 14. The rare stone, believed to have come from South Africa, will
Cleaners inadvertently threw away a painting that had been auctioned for HK$28.8 million (2.67m euros) just days earlier, media reports
A letter from Ernest Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich is among an assortment of memorabilia belonging to the Hollywood legend that is going up for
Two copies of Adolf Hitler’s manifesto “Mein Kampf”, signed by the Nazi leader himself, are going under the hammer in Los Angeles.