"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,”"
Brussels has bowed to pressure to boost military ties to show it can provide security in the face of terrorist attacks and a resurgent Russia.
The day's events in Brussels, in a nutshell : the UK election gets rough, EU drugs overdoses rise again, and laying the foundations of European defence.
Protesters have gathered in more than 130 cities across the United States to call for an impartial investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign team colluded with Russia to influence last year's presidential election.
The Insiders team takes an in-depth look at European defence and security in the face of cyber warfare, Russian interventionism and Donald Trump's luke warm support of NATO.
European defence expert Sven Biscop outlines the threats to European interests, explores what the future might hold for old alliances and what this means for our defence policies.
The NATO HQ is opened and defence spending plans outlined, but the US President steals the show in Brussels.
Europe’s spending on defence has edged up for the first time in seven years, new figures have revealed, amid fears of Russian aggression in the Baltics.
This NATO meeting will mark the inauguration of a new headquarters for the alliance that cost one billion euros.
European Union defence ministers meet about strengthening defence and security and working with NATO against threats including cyber attacks.
Germany’s defence minister has come under fire over a scandal involving an army lieutenant who is accused of plotting a gun attack while posing as a Syrian…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Spain’s first female defence minister, Carme Chacon has died at the age of 46.
Determined to make good on his campaign promises, US President Donald Trump will send his first “America first” budget proposal to Congress on Thursday that includes deep cuts to federal programs in o
The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.
The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…
The EU will set up its own military headquarters, ministers agreed on Monday.
Beijing looks set to increase defence spending by seven per cent this year, which is less than previous years
Moscow had suspended delivery of the system back in 2010 after objections from the US and Israel
NATO members will make efforts to reach a spending target of two percent of their GDP on defence, but have failed to agree on whether or not every country must meet the…
Donald Trump’s proposal of a massive ten percent increase of the US defense budget has raised the stakes for his first address before a joint session of…