"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
In the last three days 125 cases of infection with the A-H1N1 flu virus have flared up in Japan, starting at a a school in Kobe. There are fears this
It may not seem as virulent as first feared but the new strain of flu has proved fatal in another country.
After Mexico and the United States
Mexico is getting back to work after its five day shutdown, although there are fears that lingering concerns over the H1N1 flu virus could continue
Thousands of Mexicans have resumed work as the country tries to recover from the new flu virus.
A five-day shutdown of shops and businesses has
As the outbreak of the H1N1 flu virus appears to be easing in Mexico, health officials say the question now is how far has it spread and how serious
Europe is breathing a sigh of relief following news from the World Health Organisation on the deadly flu virus.
Though several countries have
Mexico is to reduce its state of alert following its deadly flu outbreak, but the stricken country now has to turn to another problem – that of
As Mexico got ready to ease curbs later this week following its deadly flu outbreak, health experts were warning people not to become complacent
Health officials in Mexico believe its swine flu outbreak has peaked, and may be no more severe than normal flu. However, they reported 22 people
With aid from overseas arriving to help Mexico deal with its outbreak of new-strain flu, the country’s health minister has said the epidemic is now
Mexicans are not only worrying about their health but also their bank balances.
Airport traffic in the holiday resort of Cancun appears to be
Fewer people have died from a new flu strain in Mexico than previously thought, it has emerged.
Mexico has cut its death toll from 176 to just
As Mexico continues to bury suspected victims of the new flu virus, two more countries have reported confirmed cases.
A total of 13 countries now
May Day celebrations in Mexico have been called off because of the influenza crisis. The country’s President has urged people to stay home for the
With a pandemic now thought imminent, countries around the world are stepping up the battle against the new flu strain that continues to spread
Mexico will virtually close for business come tomorrow on one of the busiest holiday weekends of the year. But fear, not fiesta, is on most people’s
Mexico heads into one of its big holiday weekends, but fiesta looks likely to be off the menu as fear stalks the streets. The potentially deadly
As the world worries about the spread of swine flu, concern is also growing over the effect the virus will have on Mexico’s lucrative tourism
The image is now familiar on TV screens worldwide.
But, as swine flu spreads, masks are now being worn not only in the centre of the outbreak –