"“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
The first round of voting for the successor to David Cameron as leader of Britain’s governing Conservatives, and thus the new prime minster, has seen former Defence Minster Liam Fox eliminated, and Pe
Liam Fox is the first name to be scratched from the list of people fighting to become the next leader of the UK Conservative Party.
A German right-wing party is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to go, amid criticism of her handling of the migrant crisis. Eurosceptic
He calls himself a “moderate eurosceptic” in Britain and his strategy appears to have paid off. During the European election campaign UK Independence
A longlasting racial conflict appears to be rekindling in Hungary. Hardcore believers in the political far right are assuming a new name. They are
Norwegian prime minister Erna Solberg has unveiled the country’s new coalition government. Her Conservative party did not win enough votes in
Several of Italy’s top politicians have spoken out in support of Italy’s Integration Minister, Cécile Kyenge, who has been the victim of a series of
After a month of in-fighting, the two rivals battling to lead France’s centre-right UMP party have agreed to hold a re-run of the election.
In Paris, attempts by former French Prime Minister Alain Juppé to mediate between the two contenders for the leadership of the centre-right
France’s centre-right opposition is once more in disarray. Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon is contesting the result of the UMP party’s
The bitter battle to lead the French centre-right opposition is descending into open political warfare between Jean-François Copé, who narrowly won
A supporter of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been officially elected as the next leader of France’s centre-right opposition party, but
A far-right movement is likely to enter Ukraine’s parliament in the upcoming elections, polls indicate – for the first time.
Yet the “Svoboda”
Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party has begun handing out food right next to the parliament building in Athens, but only to Greek citizens.
Some political analysts are concerned by a record low turnout for a legislative election in France at just 57 percent.
Sunday’s first round
France’s Socialist parties took the lead in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday. The bloc of left-wing parties is set to win a
Irritated, Ilias Kasidiaris got up out of his chair and tossed a glass of water over one woman, than he hit another one in the face, three
In the wake of riots triggered by the arrest of a Muslim woman who refused to remove her niqab, right-wingers in Belgium have intervened.
In Greece the political effects of the debt crisis have produced a shift in the entire political landscape. Dominated by two parties for decades, the
Supporters of National Front leader Marine Le Pen used the party’s May Day rally through Paris to bemoan what they peceive as a lack of choice in