"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,”"
US food giant Kraft has dropped its plan to buy the UK-based Unilever.
Severe weather in southern Spain has led to a shortage of lettuce, broccoli, courgettes and aubergines. Supermarkets are rationing stocks to help deal with the problem
Faulty batteries have been blamed by South Korean tech giant Samsung for fires that forced the withdrawal of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.
Eurozone consumer prices rose more than expected in December, up 1.1 percent year-on-year but core inflation rose only slightly.
Trump makes Christmas trees great again
After the problems with its Note 7 smartphones, Samsung is having to recall about 2.8 million top-loading washing machines in the US.
Inflation in Britain jumped in September, and it was mostly more expensive clothes and costlier fuel which pushed it up, rather than the weaker pound.
Consumer goods giant Unilever has reported better then expected Q2 sales. Swiss drugmaker Roche also beat market expectations.
Philips has confirmed that will almost certainly use an initial public offering of shares to investors to turn its lighting division in a standalone company.
When it comes to ideas, the sky is the limit regarding what’s on display at the CES in Las Vegas. Chip making giant Intel has teamed up with Ninebot
An Israeli reporter has been stabbed in the back by the president of a body armour company.
Driverless cars are all the rage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, which features plenty of smart, driverless, electric and
Virtual reality is hardly virtual anymore. At this year’s Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, more than forty exhibitors are showcasing virtual
There was a song and a robot with a welcome to this year’s Consumer Electronic’s show. The one-time toy has grown up into a practical smart helper
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
The Force has awakened – and so have the cash registers. The seventh Star Wars film is tipped to become the year’s biggest box office success and a
The week after the ECB extended its stimulus programme and cut a key bank rate for the eurozone, data from the European Union’s Statistics Agency
Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually
Cheers could be heard outside shops US-wide as Black Friday sales kicked off slightly earlier than usual. In an effort to compete with online
China’s e-commerce market leader Alibaba says online sales during Singles’ Day have exceeded last year’s total of $9.3 billion (8.6 billion euros)