"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
Armed Russian coastguards forcibly boarded Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise ship, according to the environmental group.
Russian authorities have
‘The Hijacking’ tells the gripping story of four months of negotiations over a Danish merchant, seized by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
Our latest Hi Tech programme is all about phishing. Phishing is an attempt to gain sensitive information – passwords or bank details – by
Megaupload’s founder Kim Dotcom has launched a new file-sharing website, a year to the day his old company, was shut down.
He says the new venture
Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload, may have received an official apology from New Zealand Prime minister after New Zealand’s secret services
Somalia’s new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has taken office and called for an end to conflict and piracy in a country afflicted by violence for
The social networking site Linkedin says it will take several days to investigate a data breach that has compromised some of its members passwords
It’s time for local elections in Britain and the battle is on between the usual suspects, the three main parties: Labour, the Conservatives and the
The German Pirate Party is holding a convention discussing how to capitalise on success that has made them the country’s third-strongest political
Pirates who took an Italian chemical tanker, the Enrico Ievoli off the coast of Oman late last year have released the vessel.
All its crew has been
A host of international politicians are in London for meeting to discuss the future of Somalia – often referred to as a ‘failed state’.
One side calls it stealing – users call it sharing. Content-sharing website Megaupload.com is not fighting its battles alone.
Within minutes of its
Hackers from ‘Anonymous’ – the self-styled internet freedom fighters – have attacked several media, government, and music and film industry
US authorities have shut down the major file-sharing website Megaupload and its founders have been arrested, accused of copyright infringement.
A day without access to some information exchange websites has been a major worry for millions of users around the world.
Wikipedia was among many
The online encyclopedia, Wikipedia’s English-language service is going offline for 24-hours on Wednesday to protest against planned anti-piracy
The US Navy says they’ve rescued an Iranian fishing boat which had been captured by suspected Somali pirates.
American forces on the guided-missile
An Italian-owned oil tanker and its crew have been released by Somali pirates amid reports a ransom of over 8.5 million euros has been paid.
A French court is prosecuting six Somali men accused of holding a French couple hostage on their boat. The trial begins in Paris today