"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
A packet of cigarettes will now cost a minimum of 13 dollars, or arouund 10.80 euros.
A Tanzanian court has charged 32 people with murder after five women suspected of witchcraft were beaten to death, and their corpses burned, in a move which could help to deter such killings.
Milestone for women in Chile as constitutional court backs law easing abortion restrictions
Venezuela's controversial new pro government constituant assembly votes to assume the powers of the opposition led parliament.
It has turned into a complex political and legal issue that has divided public opinion, but the Australian government says it is confident it has
Honolulu has become the first major US city to decide to prohibit crossing the road while using your mobile phone.
From October, anyone caught
Expensive, slow but most of all painful - the case around a British baby's care teaches many lessons
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who resigned after the court ruled he was unfit to hold office and ordered a
A Spanish province yesterday come one step closer to banning bull fighting once and for all.
Polish president caves in to people pressure over controversial Supreme Court bill
Tens of thousands of Poles gather to protest against the passing of a bill to overhaul the country's Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court needs to be rebuilt because it is being “controlled by leftists and foreign forces.” - PiS leader, Jarosław Kaczyński
Poland's lower house has just passed a bill allowing the government to replace Supreme Court judges. The opposition says the law would erode the independence of the judiciary and undermine democracy as a whole.
The EU's smallest nation is the 24th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage
EU court rules in favour of France against Uber
President Trump offers to help parents of Baby Charlie Gard after they lose a court battle to take him to the US for treatment
SPD leader Martin Schulz says his party will push for a vote in parliament this week, before the start of the summer recess.
The world’s most popular search engine, Google, faces a record-breaking €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission after a seven-year investigation found it violated EU anti-trust laws.
The US government's decision will allow limited bear hunts outside the park's boundaries. It's a controversial move, but also a sign the grizzly population has recovered.
Mobile phone roaming fees disappear on Thursday.