"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“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
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to announce a package worth billions of euros to help prop up the ailing motor trade and housing sectors in a
There is a new breed of transport being developed to relieve the congestion which is choking Europe’s city-centres. Researchers are looking for
The stricken American auto industry’s drive for a government bail-out has moved up a gear, as some car makers claim they are close to collapse
The Ford Motor Company has requested a seven billion euro credit line from Congress, claiming that it expects to break even or go into pre-tax profit
As recession stalks Europe and the wider world, retailers are coming up with all manner of ideas to get consumers to part with their cash. A car
The luxury car-maker Jaguar Land Rover is reported to be asking the British government for help to secure a 1.2-billion euro loan as car-sales
As the Los Angeles Car Show opened, members of the US Senate reached agreement on a bipartisan aid deal for the “Big Three” American manufacturers
Cash strapped US car maker Ford is selling a big part of stake in Japan’s Mazda. Ford will cut its holding from 34 percent to just over 13 percent
The prospect of a bailout for the US’s ailing auto industry appears increasingly in doubt.
The Bush administration has made clear it opposes a
In the United States, Democrats and Republicans have clashed over a federal bail out plan for the country’s struggling car industry.
Opel has been trying to cover itself in case its US parent company General Motors goes bust. GM’s German subsidiary wants government loan guarantees