"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
The deputy speaker of Russia’s parliament, Vladimir Zhirinovsky has been urged to resign after verbally insulting a pregnant reporter at a press
India’s highest court has granted the country’s transgender community legal recognition, in a landmark ruling that seeks to end long-term
For International Women’s Day, we focus on struggles that have grown increasingly extreme.
Furious protests followed in India after a woman was
When Kathryn Bigelow won her Best Director Oscar for The Hurt Locker in 2010, it was hailed as a turning point for women in Hollywood. But
Movie-goers are long used to being told when a film contains sex, nudity, swearing or excessive violence.
But that list could soon be extended if a
Babies born in Germany with both male and female characteristics – known as intersex – can now have their gender left blank on birth
Northern European countries dominate a list of the best places to live in the world for women, it’s emerged.
Iceland tops the table – which
The ‘Seed of Change’ scheme is growing solid roots in Palermo. In an abandoned nursery in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the city, the project
European women are still earning less than European men for the same job. Precisely 16.2 percent less, according to the latest figures published by