"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,”"
American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow revealed this week he hid the fact he was gay because he feared the news would disappoint his fans.
Hundreds turned out for Wednesday's peaceful protest in solidarity with the victims of a homophobic attack that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Dozens of homosexual men are disappearing in Chechnya, that is according to a leading opposition newspaper in Russia.
A gay couple were attacked while holding hands prompting a social media response
Gilbert Baker, the artist best known for creating the rainbow flag used to represent gay rights, has died at the age of 65.
Spanish officials impounded a bright orange and white bus emblazoned with anti-transgender messages seen circulating throughout the Spanish capital.
The Trump’s administration’s reversal of official guidance on transgender rights has brought protests.
Donald Trump has scrapped landmark guidelines telling schools to let transgender students use toilets matching their gender identity rather than their gender at…
President Donald Trump's administration takes down an apology to the LGBTI community from the US State Department's official website
Taiwan's parliament has relaxed rules against same-sex marriage, with opponents and supporters demonstrating outside parliament.
FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…
Hundreds of people took part in a gay pride parade under tight police security in the Serbian capital Belgrade on Sunday.
A Chinese student is taking the ministry of education to court over textbooks that say homosexuality that is a “mental disorder”.
Thousands of people hit the streets of Hanoi on Sunday to celebrate the annual Viet Pride parade and rally for human rights.
It was possibly the most romantic moment of the Rio Olympics so far.
Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst was a star guest at the climax of Amsterdam Gay Pride.
Justin Trudeau has become the first Canadian prime minister to march in a gay pride parade.
There was a large turnout for the annual Gay Pride rally in Madrid, a joyous event but this year one tinged with shock and anger after the Orlando massacre.
The US Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter has lifted the Pentagon ban on transgender people serving openly in the United States military.
Police break up a parade marking Gay Pride week in Istanbul after the march was banned by the authorities.