"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
David Cameron is facing the biggest rebellion of his premiership, with dozens of his own MPs set to back calls for a referendum on UK membership of
It has caused a storm of controversy and now it has cost the British Defence Secretary his job.
Liam Fox has resigned over his friendship with a
The British government faces embarrassment after the Prime Minister’s policy adviser was caught throwing official papers in park rubbish bins on
The man in charge of Britain’s military is awaiting his political future as he faces questions from MPs on why his best man and ex flat-mate attended
There have been tough words from the British prime minister at the annual Conservative Party conference, where David Cameron defended his
Britain’s Conservative party has opened its annual conference in Manchester with a flurry of policy announcements and commitments by Prime Minister
Rupert Murdoch, his top newspaper boss in Britain Rebekah Brooks and his son James will all testify at a parliamentary hearing into phone
Ever wondered why we even bother listening to our politicians? Or why journalists even bother asking them questions? Every now and then we are
British Prime Minister David Cameron has agreed to make changes to his controversial plans to reform the National Health Service.
When the Archbishop of Canterbury talks religion, it usually goes unnoticed by the British press. When he wades in on politics, the press starts to
Not everyone was happy for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II to make her historic visit to the Irish Republic. Although not large in number, a rally
For the first time in a century, a British monarch has set foot on Irish soil. Queen Elizabeth II has arrived in Dublin for an historic four day
The Liberal’s gamble they would get a reformed British electoral system by co-operating with the Tories has badly backfired with defeat of electoral
Becoming part of the government in the UK has traditionally been seen as a largely unachievable feat for smaller political parties.
But Nick Clegg
Voting is underway in an historic referendum on UK electoral reform.
Historic electoral reform referendum in the UK
Opinion polls suggest that people in the UK will reject a proposal to change the way members of parliament are elected.
At the moment the simple
Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World’s apology and offer of compensation doesn’t seem to have calmed the victims of the daily’s phone hacking
The United Kingdom has expelled five Libyan diplomats over “security threats.”
“We have today taken steps to expel five diplomats at the Libyan