"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,”"
Italy has overtaken France to become the world’s largest wine producer this year, according to European Union data. Moderate weather conditions have
The battle of the brewers between the world’s two biggest beer producers has taken another twist. SABMiller – owners of Peroni – has rejected the
The world’s largest dairy exporter and New Zealand’s largest company, Fonterra, has reported a rise in full-year profit of 183 percent. In the year
After Russia slapped a ban on Moldovan wine imports the small country defied Russian will and went on to sign an Association Agreement with the EU in
Dairy farmer protest calls for greater EU support Dairy farmers from across Europe have staged a demonstration outside the EU headquarters in
A shipwreck found in Finnish waters in 2010 revealed a treasure of 100 bottles of 1840s champagne and five bottles of more humble beer.
The 181st Oktoberfest is underway in Munich, following its opening amid pouring rain on Saturday.
Long ago, the festival was brought forward to
Carlsberg has warned that its operating profit this year is set to decline compared with 2013.
It blamed that on deteriorating conditions in
Nespresso has agreed to change its commercial ways in France after concerns from an anti-trust watchdog that the coffee-capsule maker may be abusing
Japanese distiller Suntory is buying the US spirits company that makes Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons, as well as Courvoisier cognac and Sauza
There is a whole lot of drinking going on this week in the French city of Bordeaux as the wine world gathered for Vinexpo, but also some worrying as
The world’s second largest brewer SABMiller has delighted investors with the company’s results for the first half of the financial year.
It may be looked down on by many wine experts but every year Beaujolais Nouveau still gets the world’s tills ringing.
This year’s annual tapping
Brewers in the world’s number one beer drinking nation the Czech Republic say consumers are shifting irreversibly towards softer mixed
The French far-right Front National has attacked the sale of an historic Burgundy vineyard to a Chinese gambling tycoon.
It says the government
Foreign tourists and locals flocked to the opening of the 7th annual Taybeh Beer Festival in the West Bank.
At 170 years of age it is the oldest known bottle of champagne in the world.
Now, having been bought for 30,000 euros at auction, it is also the