"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 major clean-up operation is underway on Australia’s northeast coast after a cargo ship spilled oil and fertiliser during a fierce storm.
Firefighters in Australia have stepped up their efforts to contain a new outbreak of bush fires that are threatening property across the south east
Australia’s fire-ravaged Victoria state faces yet more devastation as renewed bushfires creep closer to Melbourne, the nearest a mere 40 kilometers
A national day of mourning has been observed in Australia for those who died in the country’s worst bushfires in living memory.
A total of 209
Australian authorities have charged a man over deadly bushfires that have killed more than a 180 people in the country.
Whisked into custody for
Victoria state police have launched a huge murder hunt as the death toll from Australia’s devastating bushfires looks set to top 200.
Australia is mourning victims of the worst wildfires the country has ever witnessed.
On Monday members of parliament stood in silence, many with
Now officially Australia’s worst ever bushfire the flames have claimed over 130 lives, wreaked untold ecological damage and show no signs of ending
Hundreds of former residents of the Melbourne suburb of Kingslake have gathered at refugee shelters that have hurriedly been set up to look after
Firefighters in Australia are continuing to battle scores of blazes across a huge swathe of the country. Scorching weather, combined with tinder dry
Violent bushfires tearing through southeastern Australia have left close to 100 people dead and another 100 missing.
Thousands of firefighters are
Close to 100 people have been killed and hundreds of homes have been burnt down in Australia’s worst wildfires in more than three decades, and
While southeastern Australia is engulfed by fire, the tropical northeast is under water following a week of heavy rain.
At least two people are
Australian bush fires have killed dozens of people and burnt hundreds of homes in the worst fire disaster in three decades.
It is the speed of the
At least fourteen people have been killed in deadly bush fires in south eastern Australia with fears the number is set to rise.
Police say the
Despite experts predicting a drop in temperatures in parts of Australia, the country remains in the grip of one of its worst heatwaves on record
Cocking a snook at the global financial crisis, Sydney has staged its biggest ever New Year firework display. A record crowd of 1.5 million people
An Italian adventurer trying to row solo across the Pacific has had to be rescued agonisingly short of his goal. Alex Bellini was some 100 Kilometres