"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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Greece’s credit rating was upgraded on Friday for the first time since its multi-billion euro bailout.
Global rating agency Fitch said Greece was
Good news for Italy from the rating agency Fitch.
It has confirmed Rome’s sovereign debt rating at BBB+ but raised its outlook to stable from
Credit agency Standard & Poor’s has cut Russia’s credit rating. It is now at BBB-minus, just one notch above junk – or non-investment – level.
Ratings agency Moody’s has raised its outlook for Spain’s economy from “negative” to “stable”.
It follows a similar move last week by Standard and
Standard & Poor’s has upgraded its outlook on Ireland’s credit rating.
Based on the opinion that Dublin’s debt may fall faster than expected, its
Turkey’s economy has been given a boost with an upgrade by the Moody’s ratings agency.
Shares rose in Istanbul on Friday and the country’s cost of
The US government is suing Standard & Poor’s accusing the agency of knowingly inflating its ratings of risky mortgage-related investments, of the
The US government says it wants five billion dollars from Standard & Poor’s.
In a law suit the Department of Justice is taking the agency to court
Credit rating agencies will have to be more transparent about how they assess a country’s sovereign debt under changes agreed by MEPs on
Warning it could still make a bigger cut, credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Cyprus by three notches. The island has gone from B3 to Caa3
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
The ratings agency Moody’s has warned that it will cut French credit-worthiness again if the government fails to implement the reforms it has
The credit ratings agency Moody’s has stripped France of its prized triple A rating, cutting it by one notch to AA1. The agency said an uncertain
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Spain’s economy continues to contract.
The country’s central bank has calculated GDP shrank by 0.4 percent between July and September from the
Italy’s economic outlook is moving from bad to worse according to ratings agency, Moody’s.
It has downgraded 13 Italian banks, three days after
The ratings agency Moody’s has cut the credit rating on 28 of Spain’s 33 banks by between one to four notches.
The downgrade follows a cut of
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
Arnaud from Brussels asks: “My question for European officials is: how far are we going to let rating agencies dictate how European stock markets are
European shares and the euro fell as trading opened after the warning by ratings agency Moody’s that Britain, France and Austria might lose their