"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,”"
Consumer spending in Japan unexpectedly fell in July, threatening the country’s gradual recovery. The development puts more pressure on policymakers
This week on UTalk, a question from Mary in Dublin: “I will be travelling to several EU countries this summer. I was wondering if I am I allowed to
Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system on Wednesday, hailing the return of much-missed “Start” menu.
Windows 10 can run across PCs
‘Le Foll, your Greece awaits you’ read one protest banner in which French farmers appeared to compare the crisis on the hands of Agriculture Minister
A week of good news for Huawei. The company reported its global smartphone sales jumped by 39 percent in the first half of the year.
Shopping became more expensive on Monday due to a hike in VAT.
The tax on most goods and services including processed food has gone up from 13 to
Spanish consumer prices fell again for their 11th straight month in May, by 0.2% year-on-year.
However strip out food and oil prices and core
Turkey’s economy outperformed expectations year-on-year in Q1 recording year-on-year GDP growth of 2.3%.
It is a welcome post-election boost for
Alex from Liège in Belgium asks: “I live in Belgium and want to go to Germany to buy household appliances and a new car. As a Belgian resident, are
What can Europe do about ‘geoblocking’, which is limiting cross-border online commerce within the EU? Responding to the question, Ursula Pachl
As Greece continues to negotiate with its international creditors the six year recession has turned the economic squeeze into a
South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphones, featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to
They were all the rage this year at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas: wearables! Smart clothes, smart socks and even smart
CES, one of the world’s biggest tech shows, has attracted record crowds to Las Vegas. This year was all about being connected, with everything from
Three hundred and ninety four parcels delivered every second across the world. That’s United Parcel Services – UPS – expected schedule on its busiest
Online spending is expected to break new records this side of the Atlantic as Christmas shoppers search for a bargain on what has become known as
There was a sharp slowdown in UK inflation in September. It dropped to its lowest level in five years.
Consumer prices rose 1.2 percent compared
Metal, plastic or glass? Listen to this top Italian expert in food packaging next time you go shopping.
Is there a special European Union accreditation scheme for ecologically-friendly businesses?
Question from Richard, France:
“I manage a small
Concerned about softening sales, Apple is reportedly set to launch a bigger iPad tablet with a touch-screen measuring 12.9 inches diagonally.