"What we're trying to do is provide the solid data, together with the satellites, that will tell us how the atmosphere is changing"
Head of Ozone Group, Deutscher Wetterdienst
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"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
"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,”"
Anooki are loveable little Inuits who bring their own brand of colour and fun to an otherwise brutal world. Created by graphic designers Moetu Batlle
Based upon Marvel Comics’ most unconventional anti-hero, ‘Deadpool’ tells the story of former Special Forces agent turned mercenary Wade Wilson
At least eight candidates for one of the world’s premier cartoon prizes have withdrawn from the competition in protest at the absence of women on the
Asterix and Obelix are back and rumour has it WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has got in on the act. The 36th book about a village of Gauls
A sneak peak of “Asterix and the Missing Scroll”. It is the 36th edition of the famous adventures of the Gauls and it was unveiled in Paris. Asterix
Gauher Aftab is a Pakistani comic artist and his latest three-part work ‘The Guardian’ deals with one of the major issues of our time, extremism. The
The coming departure of Charlie Hebdo’s surviving cartoonist Renald Luzier casts a further shadow over the satirical magazine, adding to doubts about
The 11th Budapest International Comics Festival attracted hordes of comic fans to the Hungarian capital. It is the adult market that is now booming
A life in hiding is the price two cartoonists have paid for their satirical depictions of the Prophet Mohammed. Swede Lars Vilks and Kurt Westergaard
The 16th edition of the Cartoon Xira, dedicated to some of Portugual’s best cartoonists, has opened in Vila Franca de Xira near Lisbon. The
Joaquín Salvador Lavado, “Quino” is the first cartoonist to receive a Prince of Asturias Award in the Communications and Humanities category. Quino
Cairo has been celebrating comic books in all their glory with Egypt Comix Week.
It is the first time such an event has taken place in the Egyptian
Plantu is one of France’s best known cartoonists, having been drawing for the national daily Le Monde for the best part of 30 years.
Comic-Con, the annual comics and fantasy convention in San Diego, highlights all pop culture – film, TV, video games, comic books, costumes and
From whistleblower to comic book hero. ‘Beyond: Edward Snowden’ charts the life of the former NSA contractor and his reasons for taking part in the
London’s British Library is staging the UK's biggest comic book exhibition.
Featuring modern day classics like ‘Preacher’, ‘Judge Dredd’ or ‘V for
The Swiss foundation “Cartooning for Peace” has honoured Syria-Palestinian Hani Abbas and Egyptian Doaa Eladl for their work. Former UN Secretary
Ben Affleck has been named as the latest actor to take on the role of Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel that will see the iconic superhero
It has been revealed that plans are afoot for a new film which will see Superman and Batman facing off against each other for the first time.