"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 President Donald Trump has sacked FBI Director James Comey over what he says is his handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton’s emails last year.
Embattled United Airlines embroiled in another controversy over mysterious death of giant rabbit whose owners are seeking damages
Embattled US airline hits the headlines again after on board death of celebrity rabbit.
It comes down to a political disagreement over the annexed Crimea peninsula, and a disabled singer
White House spokesman Sean Spicer has apologised for what he says are “inexcusable and reprehensible” comments appearing to compare the Syrian regime to that of Adolf…
The airline's CEO has "deeply" apologised over the "truly horrific" forced removal of a passenger from a plane on Sunday.
The president, who celebrated his 93rd birthday on February 21, was presented a 9 carat customized wrist watch and a pen in addition to the chair on Monday morning during a ceremony at the State House
Venezuela’s Supreme Court has backtracked on a controversial move to annul the opposition-led Congress.
Osborne's latest appointment, editor of the London Evening Standard
An estimated 2.3 million songbirds were illegally killed last autumn in Cyprus where they are served in restaurants as a local delicacy
Turkey has increased its verbal attacks on Europe following the Dutch election, warning that the continent is on the verge of collapse into “religious war”.
Tension is rising across Europe over Turkey dispatching ministers to campaign for its vote on giving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more powers.
There was uproar in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, on Wednesday – where initial approval was given to a bill which, if it becomes law, would have the effect of silencing the Muslim call to…
Far-right polish MEPJanusz Korwin-Mikke is to be investigated by the European Parliament for insisting women should earn less money then men.
United Arab Emirates
American lifestyle and fashion magazine Vogue this week launched its first-ever Arabic issue and fashion supermodel Gigi Hadid features on its cover
German – Turkish relations are becoming increasingly strained over the arrest of a Die Welt reporter in Istanbul, with Berlin summoning Ankara’s ambassador in…
The Trump administration has reportedly chosen retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward as its new national security adviser.
Pressure is mounting on President Donald Trump amid revelations he knew for weeks that his national security adviser misled the White House about his contacts with…
A US federal judge has rejected a last-ditch legal challenge from a Native American tribe to halt construction of the controversial North Dakota pipeline.
An American appeals court ended Tuesday’s session saying it would rule as soon as possible on whether President Trump’s travel ban on refugees and nationals of some mostly-Muslim countries should be…