"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
state of the union
Officials from the United States and Cuba have signed an agreement to restore passenger flights between the two countries. The signing ceremony in
Today (December 17) marks one year since the United States and Cuba decided to normalise relations. That was nearly two years after Cuban President
US Congressional leaders have agreed to lift the country’s 40-year-old ban on oil exports, a historic action reflecting the impact of a boom in
Moscow says economic sanctions are working, Ankara plays down their impact
A Swedish report on global arms sales ranks defence firms from the United States and Western Europe as dominating the industry. Data published by
Russian sanctions against Turkey could have substantial impact “if they persist over the next year and are fully applied”. So says a report by the
Japan and the European Union are engaged in talks on opening an economic partnership. #EU-#Japan #FTA talks to continue into 2016 despite progress at
Less than a year ago the Russian and Turkish leaders Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan set aside differences over foreign policy, signing a
It is one of the world’s most precious products, worth more than its weight in gold. Saffron, prized at dinner tables around the world, is a spice
In this episode of Real Economy, Maithreyi Seetharaman visits Strasbourg to look at how partnership and collaboration can breathe a new lease of life
China and Europe should look at holding free trade talks, according to the country’s premier Li Keqiang who is meeting with German Chancellor Angela
Germany has slightly lowered its growth forecast for this year, blaming the economic slowdown in China and other emerging markets. The Economy
Exports not as bad as expected – but imports worse – China’s mixed results have left economists divided over the state of the country’s trade sector
Organisers are hailing a huge success, claiming that 250,000 people marched in Berlin on Saturday to protest against proposed free trade deals
Imports into China fell far more than expected in August, adding to concerns over the effect of the slowdown in the world’s second largest economy
Simpler billing, an end to “over-compliance” and confusion about prohibited products, that’s what the lifting of Western sanctions on Tehran will
China’s second devaluation hit the markets. The Yuan sank to a four-year low.
The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was down 1.4 percent by the close
Business Middle East
A new dawn or an historic mistake, whatever your viewpoint on the deal between Iran and the major powers, it has brought to an end to an era of
MEPs have voted to back a plan aimed at healing divisions over a trade deal between the EU and the US. The European Parliament had been split on the
Since pearl fishing was Dubai’s main industry ancient wooden dhows have been the backbone of the mercantile trade between the Gulf state and