"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
Battered shares of the scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen have continued to rebound following the resignation of the firm’s Chief Executive
Greece’s stock exchange has plunged by nearly 23 percent after opening for the first time in five weeks. It is the market’s biggest fall on record
Shares in Germany’s Deutsche Bank skidded nearly six percent after plans were announced on Monday to cut costs by 3.5 billion euros and sell off its
There is a new sparkle to diamonds the world over. Demand for girl’s best friend rose to a new global high, up 2.9 percent year-on-year to 81.4
Twitter has surpassed Wall Street’s profit and revenue targets boosting shares in one of the world’s top social media services.
Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has stepped out into the London stock market with its shares closely watched on their first day of trading.
Facebook’s big profits from its fast-growing mobile advertising are behind a surge in the share price to record highs.
The social media site’s
It seems one superpower the Russians cannot afford to ignore is the markets, which have reacted badly to the weekend’s events in eastern Ukraine and
It was the week when Microsoft finally named Satya Nadella as chief executive officer to replace Steve Ballmer.
In his first official email to
Samsung has posted its first quarterly profit decline in two years ..
The world’s biggest smartphone maker suffered slowing sales of those
Microsoft made a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on strong sales of its software and services for businesses, plus a solid holiday season for
Shares in the computer game and console manufacturer, Nintendo plunged as much as 18 percent following a profit warning from the company on
Share in Germany’s biggest bank, Deutsche Bank tumbled after a surprise fourth-quarter loss due to a cluster of issues including restructing, legal
Internet search engine giant Google has reported a rise in profits for the period between July and September. Quarterly revenue was up 23 percent
Hard times in the mining world as Glencore Xstrata announced a $8.1 billion (6.05 billion euros) writedown on the value of assets.
Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP Billiton is reporting a 15 percent drop in half-year profit before one off events, though much of that fall was due
Barclays shares plunged further on Tuesday as it announced plans to raise 5.8 billion pounds (6.7 billion euros) from its shareholders.
The sale of
French food group Danone enjoyed strong second quarter sales in China, with baby milk and nutrition products rising more than forecast
That is due
Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank has posted lower first-quarter profit.
At 157 million euros, it was down 72 percent. However the year earlier number had