"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
Several hundred thousand people, according to German police, attended Cologne’s annual Christopher Street Day gay and lesbian pride parade on Sunday
There was tight security in the Spanish capital for the colourful celebration
Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the streets of Madrid for WorldPride parade - a celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
Germany is the latest European country to legalise same-sex marriage, sparking celebrations in front of Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate.
It joins a dozen
germany is the 14th in Europe and 23rd in the world to legalise same-sex weddings
Questions marks over Czech Republic, Ireland, Finland, the UK and France.
German MPs vote for same-sex marriage.
high heeled dash round the Spanish capital
The parliament voted by 393 votes in favour of same-sex unions to 226 against.
SPD leader Martin Schulz says his party will push for a vote in parliament this week, before the start of the summer recess.
It comes after other parties warned that an agreement on gay marriage would be a condition of any coalition deal with Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU).
Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in cities across the world.
Police stopped activists for gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans and intersexed rights from gathering in large numbers
Pride rallies have taken place in previous years in Istanbul and some of those behind it are vowing to go ahead and stage the event this year as
Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital amid tight security on Sunday.
Participants carrying rainbow flags and signs
Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats have joined thousands marching for gay pride in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
More lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered people (LGBT) were killed last year in the United States than in the previous 20.
In Orlando, Florida, vigils are being held to remember the victims of the 2016 shooting rampage in the gay Pulse nightclub.
Services are being held
Tens of thousands have taken part in marches in the US in support of LGBT rights.
People took to the streets in Washington, Los Angeles and other
Posing in front of the Eiffel Tower, men kiss and hold a banner reading "Put a stop to homophobia in Chechnya."