"“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
"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
Toyota is reportedly working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time to just a few minutes
Some 52,000 tourists were on Kos island when a quake struck, but local officials say only five per cent have said they want to leave
North Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in 17 years in 2016.
Twenty business leaders from China and the United States have met to set up an annual dialogue about the economic challenges ahead.
Vitamin-rich Argan oi is known for its benefits in nourishing the skin and it's also one of the most expensive vegetable oils in the world.
The EU's COSME scheme helps SMEs obtain finance via bank guarantees or equity.
Long dependent on oil, the West African nation of Angola is now on the path of economic diversification.
In the Seventies, Angola was one of Africa’s leading farming nations.
The marijuana business in Europe is experiencing a gold rush – but this time it’s legal.
It's the world's biggest exporter of cocoa beans, but if it's to continue growing at such a frenetic pace it will have to diversify.
This week, Business Planet is in Berlin to talk about the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) program.
Ride-hailing firm Uber accepts Holder report criticising company and may ask CEO Kalanick to step aside
In this weeks' episode, we visit Gozo, the second largest island in the Maltese archipelago to find out about an SME initiative that's making all the difference.
Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin was put on the spot on Friday over alleged Russian hacking of the US presidential election.
Putin was grilled at the
Eurozone businesses have maintained April's blistering growth rate this month, according to surveys of thousands of companies by IHS Markit.
The European Business Summit is an annual event in Brussels that aims to bridge the worlds of politics and business. The forum attracts more than
A compensation court case against Royal Bank of Scotland has been postponed after the lender made a last-minute settlement offer to investors.
This week Business Planet visits Ghent, Belgium to learn about what's being done to help businesses avoid bankruptcy and rebound from it.
In this new episode of Focus we’re in Senegal.
The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar but later slipped back amid uncertainty over next month's French parliamentary elections.