"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
Denmark invited 400 guests to the official Opening Ceremony for the handover of the EU presidency from Poland. It is the seventh time Copenhagen’s
Hungary’s difficulties with the EU have taken a new twist with Brussels threatening legal action if the country does not do more to get a grip of its
A German reworking of a 1960s British comedy sketch has become an internet hit.
The original Dinner for One is already cult viewing on New Year’s
The Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s new constitution, only three days old, has EU officials in Brussels scrambling for a response.
Ahead of the crunch EU summit on Friday, the European Parliament’s bloc of centre-right parties are meeting in Marseilles to try to find common
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron tried their best to hide their differences on how to solve the euro zone
The European Parliament has urged EU leaders to come up with concrete solutions to the euro zone debt crisis.
MEPs say this weekend’s summit in
Olli Rehn is the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs, a key role in defining strategy against the back-drop of the debt crisis
The latest plan to get Greece get out of the economic mire it finds itself in has a familiar ring to it – more and quicker austerity in exchange for
Prompted by the deepening Greek debt crisis, the EU Council President says the euro zone needs to implement deeper collective discipline.
Poland has taken over the EU presidency from Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban in an official flag handover.
It is the first time the country
Protests in Warsaw against low wages and the cost of living on the eve of Poland taking over the EU presidency did not hinder the party atmosphere in
“I’m Julia from Alicante. If each member state has its own government, what’s the role of the European Parliament, and what’s the job of an
It is a tough time to take over the rotating presidency of the EU.
And, despite the protests, Poland sees its first six-month stint as a chance to
Jon Gnárr was a famous Icelandic comedian, but last year ago was elected as mayor of Iceland’s capital Reykjavik. He is a co-founder of a satirical
Finland’s True Finn party has refused to join the country’s next government as it opposes any bailout deal for Portugal.
Party leader Timo Soini
Pascal Delwit, a professor in Political Science from the Free University of Brussels responds:
“There is a clear link between the increase in
The financial crisis has hit Portugal hard and highlights the influence the financial markets have on government – and by extension on