"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,”"
2014 was also marked by a major poll for millions of Europeans. In May, voters in the 28 member states voted for their new representatives in the
Former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt speaks at the European Parliament ahead of the vote to approve Mr Juncker’s Commission.
What does it take to be picked for a top job at the EU?
Most of the candidates for positions at the European Commission are officials looking to
During the first plenary session of the new European Parliament Martin Schulz was re-elected as EP president after centre-left group S&D made an
The dust of the European elections had not even settled before parties on the left and right got stuck into negotiating in a bid to find common
“Mr Juncker did not stand anywhere and was not elected by anyone.”
So says David Cameron in an article published in several European newspapers on
The Eurosceptic ECR group in the European Parliament, which counts British Conservative MEPs among its members, voted on Thursday to accept Germany’s
The row between EU leaders over who should the run the European Commission once José Manuel Barroso leaves office shows no sign of slowing down.
Populist and extremist parties took a quarter of the seats in the European elections, forcing the mainstream left and right into a de facto grand
Alexis Tsipras has announced he will support Jean Claude Juncker to seek majority for the EC Presidency.
According to a statement from Tsipras, the
The double lightning bolts the international media is talking about, far right Marine Le Pen of France and right-wing Nigel Farage of Britain, have
French Front National leader Marine Le Pen and other far-right representatives have started negotiations to try to form a group in the European
European Union leaders have met for the first time since voters stunned several member nations with their support for populist and far-right
German chancellor Angela Merkel has shied away from fully backing Jean-Claude Juncker to be the European Commission’s next president.
The European parliamentary election marked a turning point in Greek politics with voters delivering victory for the first time to a left wing
The rise of populist and far-right eurosceptic parties in the EU elections has given food for thought to the political establishment, but these
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said Italy has a mandate to change the future of Europe, after his resounding success in Sunday’s EU election
The map of the new European parliament, despite the frothy announcements of a swing to the far-right, remains dominated by mainstream parties. The
The European Elections in Greece have marked a turning point in its relationship with Europe. Voters largely split themselves between eurosceptic
In a night of upsets and celebrations the make-up of the European Parliament will get a new look. The centre-right European People’s Party remains