"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 global conversation
The presidential election results in Bulgaria and Moldova show a distinct pro-Russian political trend.
As official results confirm, Rumen Radev will become Bulgaria’s next president while the ruling government has resigned.
Russia-friendly newcomer to politics, Rumen Radev defeats Bulgarian government candidate in presidential vote
Opposition socialist Rumen Radev appears to have narrowly won the first round of presidential elections in Bulgaria.
the global conversation
In this edition of The Global Conversation, Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev talks migration, Ukraine and relations with the European Union and
The leader of Bulgaria’s nationalist Attack Party has been arrested along with a party colleague after the latest in a series of highly publicised
One of the challenges facing Europe is developing education for entrepreneurs. And in Bulgaria, for some years now they have been training young
Police in Bulgaria are searching for former spy chief Petko Sertov. His wife reported him missing on Friday. He was last seen driving an Opel Astra
Bulgaria’s new prime minister Boiko Borisov has been voted in by parliament and has promised immediate reforms to grow the economy and bring in
Bulgaria inched closer towards getting a new government on Tuesday, nearly a month after an inconclusive parliamentary election, after the biggest
A Bulgarian court has refused a request from Moscow to extradite a prominent opponent of President Vladimir Putin.
Nikolay Koblyakov, a businessman
In Bulgaria, the centre-right GERB party looks set to be the winner after a snap election.
Exit polls, however, show the party will fall short of a
On Sunday, Bulgaria will vote in a general election for a fifth government in under two rocky years.
The vote could produce another fragile
Bulgaria faces its third election in two years on Sunday, with Boiko Borisov’s centre-right GERB coaliton leading in the polls, but maybe unable to
Bulgarian authorities have announced the completion of a 33-kilometre fence along the country’s border with Turkey.
Sofia has said the reason
A year after a security scandal prompted calls for Bulgaria’s government to resign, protesters are keeping up the pressure.
They gathered outside
Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev proposed on Wednesday to ask the public how election rules might be changed and boost their low trust in
Bulgaria’s top court has revoked a ban on selling arable land to investors from the EU. It said Parliament had breached basic constitutional
Volen Siderov, a right-wing Bulgarian MP who allegedly verbally assaulted a French cultural attaché during a airplane trip, has given up his
Members of Bulgaria’s nationalist party Ataka protested outside the US Embassy in Sofia on the 70th anniversary of an Allied bombing raid.