"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."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
Since he took over from Francios Hollande, Emmanuel Macron has packed in 11 visits to seven countries and met numerous heads of state.
The most senior figure in the French armed forces, Pierre de Villiers has resigned after becoming embroiled in a public row with his president
The US president and his wife will be guests of honour for Bastille Day celebrations
World leaders have paid a final tribute to Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor who reunited Germany and helped shape Europe as we know it.
Magistrates in France have placed Marine Le Pen under formal investigation.
This comes after preliminary inquiries into allegations that European
An invitation by the French President to Donald Trump to attend July 14 national holiday celebrations in Paris has sparked debate
It’s rare that France and their neighbours over the English Channel both have elections in the same month.
France’s planned parliamentary poll
The French president brought some relative unknowns into his top team to replace those who had resigned amid a funding scandal
The departure of Justice Minister Francois Bayrou and others from the MoDem party comes amid a funding scandal.
the global conversation
Interview with President and CEO of Total, Patrick Pouyanné.
It's a slightly smaller than expected landslide for en Marche as voter turnout plummets.
Turnout is at record low as Macron's En Marche wins on a landslide.
French voters are back at the polls again on Sunday just over a month since Emmanuel Macron was elected the country’s new president.
This time it’s
Why President Macron needs more than electoral good-fortune to recast his country’s economic prospects.
Only Les Républicains look set to make any dent in En Marche's overwhelming sweep to power
The President's En Marche party is expected to take 32.2% of the vote in the first round
La République en Marche takes 32.2% of the vote in the first round of voting in the French parliamentary elections
As France gears up to head to the polls in the country’s National Assembly elections on Sunday, voting has already begun in overseas
A corruption inquiry has opened in France into a minister in the new government of Emmanuel Macron, Richard Ferrand, a Socialist from Britanny.
France's President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni for a dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris.