"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
Ratings agency Fitch upgraded its sovereign credit rating for Greece by one notch on Tuesday, citing progress in cutting its budget deficit and the
Britain’s credit standing has suffered a further blow after Fitch became the second international agency to strip the country of its
Ratings agency Fitch has placed Britain’s AAA rating on ‘negative’ watch two days after finance minister George Osborne delivered a budget speech in
Credit rating agency Fitch has said it will review its triple-A rating on France next year.
The agency which is French owned is the only one to
Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may reconsider its presence in Italy following news of an investigation into the alleged leaking of information
Fitch has upgraded the credit rating of Turkey in a move that Ankara says will boost growth.
The bump up to investment grade – for the first time
Japanese electronics giant Sharp saw its shares fall further on Friday after it warned of a huge loss for the year and said it might not be able to
The Spanish government has announced a new technocrat governor of the central bank who enjoys cross-party support.
Luis Maria Linde was appointed
A leaked IMF report due to be published next week says Spain’s banks will need a cash injection of at least 40 billion euros.
Thursday ended with
The crash of a Sukhoi Superjet 100 while on a demonstrator flight in Indonesia has dealt a major blow to Russia’s attempts to build up its civil
Fitch ratings agency has revised its outlook on UK debt down, warning the country that it now has a better than one-in-two chance of losing its
The credit agency Fitch has upgraded Greece to B-minus with what it called a “stable outlook.” It is the first of the agencies to make the widely
Greek lawmakers are pushing forward with a raft of measures demanded by eurozone states in exchange for the 130 billion euro rescue.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti said his country must appear ‘united and credible before the markets’ after winning approval for a 30 billion euro
The rating agency Fitch has downgraded a total of seven major banks on both sides of the Atlantic.
In Europe the effected lenders are BNP Paribas
The efforts of Italy’s new administration to turn around the economy may have come too late to save it from recession, according to ratings agency