"Britain has long valued, & thrived from, academic freedom. This is not the 1960s McCarthy era"
Professor of politics
"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."
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Denis Mukwege, has been awarded the 2014 European Parliament Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
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Pope Francis has told European leaders to do more to help thousands of migrants risking their lives to get to the continent.
His remarks came as
Eurosceptics have united to table a bid to sack Jean-Claude Juncker’s European Commission over the Luxembourg tax scandal.
MEPs from Britain’s
EU leaders are set to meet for the first time since the election of Jean Claude Juncker as the next European Commission President.
The talks will
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It was a busy week in Europe, with Martin Schulz securing a second term as head of the European Parliament and Italy assuming the EU rotating
German MEP Martin Schulz campaigned to become European Commission president on a platform of ending backroom deals inside the EU.
But it was just
German MEP Martin Schulz is back at the helm of the European Parliament, just weeks after he said he wanted to end the EU’s culture of backroom
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 European Parliament’s travelling circus is on the road again for the first time since May’s EU election.
MEPs have decamped to Strasbourg
Alexis Tsipras has announced he will support Jean Claude Juncker to seek majority for the EC Presidency.
According to a statement from Tsipras, the
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