"“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
"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
Only a few weeks after the American states of Washington and Colorado legalized marijuana, UK Liberal-Democrat leader Nick Clegg has expressed a wish
Marcus Agius who resigned as chairman of Barclays Bank is being seen as sacrificial lamb. “The buck stops with me,” he reasoned following the
Talk of isolation and an exit from the European Union has been exaggerated – that is the message being put forward by the British government and
Tensions are rising within the two parties of the UK’s coalition government since Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed changes to the EU treaty on
It has been a bad end to the week for Liberal Democrats. Across the UK, the party has lost over 800 council seats following Thursday’s local
The Liberal’s gamble they would get a reformed British electoral system by co-operating with the Tories has badly backfired with defeat of electoral
The Liberal Democrats have been punished in England in local elections, losing 300 councillors after counting in less than half the constituencies
One year since the last UK general election, the coalition it brought to power has faced its most fractious issue. Thursday’s poll on proposed
Becoming part of the government in the UK has traditionally been seen as a largely unachievable feat for smaller political parties.
But Nick Clegg
Voting is underway in an historic referendum on UK electoral reform.
Historic electoral reform referendum in the UK
Opinion polls suggest that people in the UK will reject a proposal to change the way members of parliament are elected.
At the moment the simple
The latest opinion polls suggests that a referendum to change the way members of parliament are elected in the UK is likely to return a ‘no’ result
Britain’s Liberal Democrats gathered in Sheffield at the weekend for the first time since the party took a share of power in a coalition
British politicians and the Bank of England have stepped up pressure on UK banks over big bonuses.
Just hours before the country’s financial
It is a 100 days since British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg emerged into Downing Street’s Rose Garden to announce their
One hundred days into office and it is so far so good, it seems, for Britain’s coalition government.
The honeymoon period for Conservative Prime
The two parties in Britain’s historic coalition government have presented full details of the policy programme they have come up with
Britain’s new government, under prime minister David Cameron, is to launch an independent audit of public spending as the first step towards tackling
Tackling the UK’s record budget deficit will top the agenda for Britain’s new government. The first full Cabinet meeting takes place this morning
They are calling it a ‘new politics.’
Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg have set out how they will work