"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,”"
President Obama's moves to normalise relations with Cuba are bearing little fruit, with both sides blaming the other.
Ahead of Justin Trudeau's arrival, anti-CETA demonstrators managed to push their way into a restricted area of the European Council.
Canada and Europe are set to sign their long-delayed free trade deal later today at a summit in Brussels.
It had been blocked by Belgium's regional parliament in Wallonia, effectively meaning it could not be signed by the national government, nor by the EU as a whole.
After weeks of deadlock, the EU and Canada say they will sign a landmark trade deal on Sunday.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of stories making headlines in Europe’s de facto political capital.
The signing ceremony for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement or CETA had been called off after the French-speaking region of Wallonia vetoed the deal.
He was supposed to be in Europe on Thursday for the signing of a landmark free trade deal with the EU.
Brussels still believes a landmark trade deal between the EU and Canada - blocked by Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region - can succeed.
How has the tiny Belgian region brought a landmark global trade deal to the brink of collapse?
An EU-Canada free trade deal has been left hanging in the balance after talks between Canada and the regional government in Wallonia broke down.
Paul Magnette leads the regional government in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, where the parliament has refused to provide its backing for the federal government’s move to approve the
The EU is stepping up the pressure on Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia after its government refused to back a free trade deal with Canada.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Hopes and fears over CETA, May continues her European tour but there is trouble back home and a worldwide protest about Ukraine makes its mark in Europe.
The region of southern Belgium could block the accord, which requires unanimous support from member states before it can be written into EU law.
Germany's highest court rejects an emergency appeal to block the EU-Canada trade deal.
Germany’s Constitutional Court gave the green light on Thursday for the government to approve an ambitious trade accord between the European Union and Canada under certain conditions, boosting its cha
Greenpeace activists protest in front of the US mission in Geneva.
Thousands of protesters have marched through Brussels to demonstrate against two planned free trade deals.