"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,”"
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The deal, which will
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ITV’s shares surged on
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Ballmer won the bidding with a two
Omnicom and Publicis have given up on their merger dream.
Last July the bosses of the US and French companies unveiled a deal that would have
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Alstom workers worried about their jobs protested at its Paris headquarters and other plants in France on Tuesday.
As they did, it emerged that it
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The General Electric bid is
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The stride taken by American global computing software giant Microsoft towards a new level of competition against consumer electronics rival Apple
It is a smart move or a desperate gamble?
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The world’s biggest advertising agency is in the making as the bosses of US giant Omnicom and France’s Publicis signed a merger deal.
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It will make them
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