"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
The UK’s economic growth will dip this year before dropping sharply in 2018, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and
UK retail sales jumped by 2.3 percent on the month in April as shoppers set aside their concerns about fast-rising inflation following the Brexit vote
UK unemployment was at 4.6 percent in Q1, the lowest level since 1975, but workers real earnings fell for the first time in two and a half years.
Bad news for consumers as British Inflation hit its highest level in three and a half years in April with prices up by 2.7 percent from a year ago.
UK central bank cuts 2017 growth forecast only slightly, warns wages not keeping up with higher inflation means difficulty for British households.
The UK saw the biggest year-on-year drop in new car registrations for over six years in April linked to government anti-pollution moves.
Business Line this week looks at the economic background to Britain's parliamentary election and the plans to leave the European Union.
British retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in Q1 2017, as rising prices since the Brexit vote pressured consumers.
British workers' pay growth is barely keeping up with inflation as UK households feel the squeeze from rising prices.
Inflation in Britain was unchanged last month, but was still up 2.3 percent compared to a year ago. Retail sales dipped in March
Britain's finance minister is in India trying to drum up some post-Brexit trade support as two nations agree to set up joint investment fund.
British economy grows thanks to shoppers
Lloyd's of London opens office in Brussels
Spending spooked as Brexit worries Brits
London wary of want away business post- Brexit
Bank of England calls for Article 50 stress tests
Curry restaurant owners feel betrayed over promises about more work visas for South Asian cooks made during the campaign to leave the European Union.
Britain's Vodafone is to join Idea Cellular to become India's biggest telecoms business with 400 million customers, overtaking market leader Bharti.
Britain's finance minister Philip Hammond spelt out the government's plans to steer the economy through its departure from the European Union.
British Retail Consortium sees drop in non-food sales as Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development frets about Brexit uncertainty.