"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
The French government has called on farmers to lift road blockades immediately after two separate accidents which killed a fireman and left six
The nose. It belongs to Karine Vinchon-Spehner, one of the great French perfume creators, a real artist in the fragile world of fragrances. Her
Biotech company Monsanto is to withdraw all pending requests to grow new types of genetically modified crops in the European Union.
The EU has agreed wholesale changes to the bloc’s agricultural policy that will slash subsidies to the largest farms.
The tentative deal between
Farm subsidies represent the largest slice of the EU’s proposed budget for 2014 -2020. Negotiations are at a critical stage on revamping the Common
Irish Agricultural Minister Simon Coveney has urged the EU to move ahead on EU farming reform.
Coveney, whose brief also includes fisheries policy
A group of MEPs want the EU to spend more on agriculture.
Since 2009, the bloc’s budget needs agreement from the European Parliament.
The EU budget negotiations are making farmers across the union nervous, amid speculation that reform of the Common Agricultural Policy will lead to
In the latest storm of controversy, critics of genetically modified products and organisms (GMOs or GMs) saw pictures like one of a distended lab rat
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault says he is prepared to call for a wider European ban on genetically modified produce following an alarming
In Brussels, on Wednesday thousands of protesters hit the streets calling for an overhaul of European food policy. The rally came as a new French
Brussels and bees – two words you don’t always hear together, but on World Environment Day the future of our furry friends is of increasing concern
Alex Taylor, Euronews presenter: “What are we going to eat tomorrow? To what extent should the EU take a close look at what is on our plates