"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
For the next four months Chinese art and culture will take centre stage in Brussels.
The Vatican is commemorating the achievements of physicist and philosopher Galileo – the man sentenced to life imprisonment by the Inquisition 400
The history of eroticism in western art is the theme of a two-part exhibition just opening in Madrid. Tears of Eros is named after the work of
This autumn sees the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and with it the end of an era of division and isolation in Europe. To mark the
The V&A in London has recently re-opened one section of its ceramics galleries. On display are around 3,300 cups, bowls, vases and tiles
The Monastery of Sainte-Marie de La Tourette, near Lyon in France, was designed by Le Corbusier in the mid-50s. These days it is still home to an
The British Museum has opened its doors on a major exhibition re-examining the legacy of the last Aztec emperor, Moctezuma. Elected ruler in 1502
Culture vultures are swooping on the French city of Lyon for what is being described as “one of the most significant contemporary art festivals of
A new exhibition, USA Today, has opened in Zaragoza, Spain. The curator, Mario Martin Pareja, says: “USA Today brings together the work of 50 North
The Frankfurt Motor Show is underway with car company bosses predicting a bumpy road to a market recovery.
Opel – soon to be new under ownership –
Visitors to Versailles currently have something else to contemplate aside the lavish palace and its sculpted gardens. Contemporary pieces from French
Since 1954 the international sculpture exhibition in Biel, Switerland, has been an essential date for public space artworks. And you can’t get much
Portraits of Germany’s chancellors by Konrad Rufus Müller are on display in Berlin. To take photos of the first German chancellor Konrad Adenauer the
An major exhibition of works by Akseli Gallen-Kallela has opened in Stavanger in Norway. Gallen-Kallela is Finland’s national painter, best known
Cartier has opened an exhibition of their jewellery in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. The display showcases more than 350 pieces, many of
The Germany consumer electronics trade show IFA has opened to the public in Berlin to showcase upcoming products, including even bigger flat screen
An exhibition displaying the intricate works of Kazakh craftswomen has opened in London.
The centrepiece of the show at the Brunei gallery is a
A touring exhibition called “The Genius and his Machines” has arrived in Rome. The show presents a selection of Leonardo Da Vinci’s wooden machines