"“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
"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
Germany has committed up to 500 billion euros for a massive financial rescue plan for the country’s troubled banks. It represents a U-turn by
Like other leaders in Europe, French ministers came together for their own emergency cabinet meeting to save their country’s banking system. And
“The world financial system is on the brink of collapse”. That was the stark warning at Saturday’s IMF meeting delivered by its boss, Dominique
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says there won’t be a European crisis fund to fight the world’s financial turmoil.
Merkel met French president
US president George Bush says the G7 will do what it takes to resolve the global financial crisis. Meeting in Washington, leaders vowed to use all
Late on Friday Belgium became the latest European nation to take drastic action to save its big banks, on the eve of the meeting of Eurozone nations
They’ve had clashes over fishing rights in the past, now Britain and Iceland are fighting over bank deposits. 1.25 billion euros of British deposits
A meeting of the leaders of the Eurogroup, called for as a matter of urgency by the Spanish prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, is to take
The Russian State Duma has approved a range of emergency measures to help banks and companies hit by the credit crisis. The anti-crisis package is
With panic selling of shares continuing around the world, US President George Bush has pledged that his administration will move aggressively to
The Prime Minister of Iceland has warned his country could go bankrupt, as the government has moved to take control of the country’s largest bank, in
The International Monetary Fund, the IMF says it is ready to help countries hit by the rampant financial crisis. It has activated an emergency
Despite the current financial crisis,the United States is world number one in economic competitiveness. According to the World Economic Forum’s
If the global economy slides into recession expectations are that the demand for oil will drop sharply. A much larger than expected rise in crude and
The American government has hinted it may consider partial-nationalisation of its tottering banks, amid growing warnings of an imminent global