"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
Catalans the world over have rallied in a show of support for independence.
Powerful vacuum cleaners are to be banned from today after the European Union introduced new rules which aim to improve energy efficiency across the continent.
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Ireland will not be sending the EU Commission's 13 billion euro back-tax bill to Apple - "Not our job" says Finance Minister.
Belgium claims the Dutch knew as far back as November last year of fipronil-contaminaed eggs, but allowed sales to continue.
Most politicians would not hesitate over taking a telephone call from the most powerful woman in Europe.
Not so EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker, who
More than 200 million euros has been given to Greece to help it cope with the influx of tens of thousands of migrants and refugees
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There will no longer be a safety net for Warsaw regarding its judicial reforms.
European Commission President Juncker agrees with Slovak PM over food quality disparity between EU members states
Transparency campaigners have slammed Brussels after a 1,178-day battle to find out how much EU chiefs spend on travel.
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The Polish justice minister lashed out at European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans, who happens to be Dutch
Reports in the German media says the EU Commission has been aware for years that large German car manufacturers could have contravened EU cartel rules.
European Union leaders say they are ‘following’ the progress of the US Congress, as it discusses further sanctions on Russia.
The EU Commission suggests a new rule to stop trafficking of ‘antiquities’ – cultural artefacts- from both inside and outside the bloc.
While the UK wrangles over the shape of its post-Brexit future, the EU has been developing its own stance to protect its interests in the talks now underway.
A new law in Poland threatens the independence of the Supreme Court.
Polish rule of law under the microscope The European Commission is once again examining the rule of law in Poland.
Western Balkans countries agree to form regional economic area at Trieste summit
This is The Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top EU news stories of the day.
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