"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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It is the world’s largest offshore wealth center but now Switzerland is set to end what it is famous for – keeping its banking secret.
The unregulated “shadow banking” sector is facing stricter rules to help avert another financial crisis in the EU.
The industry is estimated to be
The European Commission has revealed details of its latest plans to clamp down on tax dodging
It wants banks to give European Union authorities
Tax havens such as Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands are to work more closely with the UK and other European countries to
The leaked list of names spans the globe, with current and former officials who stashed their cash in offshore accounts evading onerous taxes back
Luxembourg has said it will water down its banking secrecy laws after pressure from its EU partners.
It comes amid a Europe-wide effort to crack
The Austrian government has decided to join Luxembourg for talks with the European Union on softening its stance on coveted bank
The Dutch government has nationalised bank and insurance group SNS Reaal at a cost of 10 billion euros.
It said that was to prevent the lender’s
The Swiss authorities have reportedly frozen three bank accounts of the former head of private Greek bank Proton.
Greek businessman Lavrentis
Credit Suisse is to pay 150 million euros to end an investigation by the public prosecutor’s office in Duesseldorf, Germany.
The probe was into
The head of the Swiss Bankers Association has said his country must solve a dispute with the United States over wealthy citizens using secret Swiss
So what is it that the European Banking Authority has been doing?
The EBA has tested about 90 of Europe’s top lenders, on how they would react to
Credit Suisse said on Friday that is being investigated by US authorities for allegedly helping wealthy Americans evade tax by stashing large sums of
Citigroup has confirmed a media report that computer hackers have accessed details of about 200,000 of its customers in North America.
The Swiss authorities have rearrested rogue banker Rudolf Elmer just hours after he was found guilty of breaching Swiss bank secrecy laws and given a
A former banker from Switzerland has been found guilty of breaching bank secrecy laws.
Rudolph Elmer, who was among the first to use the Wikileaks
The trial has begun of a former Swiss banker facing charges of breaching banking secrecy laws.
Rudolph Elmer, who was among the first to use the
A Swiss banker, due to go on trial for breaking bank secrecy laws, has handed over account details of 2,000 multinationals, financial firms and
UBS has published the results of its investigation into how it lost over 35 billion euros and came close to collapse during the financial crisis
As part of the fight against terrorism, Washington wants to track international financial transactions. After a long dispute, the EU Parliament has
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