"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
There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the
Britain’s economy will barely grow this year and may have taken a bigger hit from the eurozone debt crisis than thought.
That is the conclusion of
There is fresh evidence that the eurozone’s problems are undermining the region’s strongest economy – Germany.
Even though the country’s
There were fewer unemployed Britons in the period from March to May as the Olympics in London created jobs.
In a rare bit of positive news from the
London is preparing to host one of the world’s greatest sporting events. The 2012 Summer Olympics kick off later this month, followed by the
After years of preparation, London is in the starting blocks for the Olympic Games which begin in three weeks’ time.
The British capital’s already
Britain fell deeper into recession than initially thought in the first quarter of this year due to a slump in construction output.
Annual inflation in Britain fell to its lowest in more than two years in April. It dropped to 3.0 percent from March’s 3.5 percent.
That makes it
Emptier shops mean Britain’s economy is on course for a third quarter of contraction.
British retail sales fell at their fastest rate in more than
Britain’s economy has contracted again taking the UK into its second recession since the financial crisis.
Gross domestic product fell 0.2 percent
Europe’s second-largest low-cost carrier Easyjet is celebrating the start of regular flights into Southend. The company has largely built the airport
British finance minister George Osborne delivered an annual budget on Wednesday which he said would help the poor, stimulate growth and erase the
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
New figures show Britain’s economy edged closer to recession in the last three months of 2011.
The Office for National Statistics said GDP shrank