"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
Reshaping the Schengen pact on passport-free travel across European borders has been under debate among EU ministers in Brussels. Some want a return
The Danish government has agreed a deal with its main ally, the Danish People’s Party, to strengthen border controls.
The agreement allows a
Germany has backed France’s bid for member states to overrule Europe’s Schenegen border treaty in special circumstances.
France has called for
Europe has Schengen in its sights. Once lauded as one of the EU’s landmark treaties, an influx of migrants from North Africa has changed all that
Europe could give individual states more power to temporarily restore border controls under new plans that were discussed on Wednesday.
In this edition of The Network, we pose the questions: ‘Is the Schengen treaty falling apart?’ and ‘What is happening to EU immigration
Freedom to move within Europe’s Schengen area is in for some modification, under French and Italian proposals.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and
Italian Prime Minister and French President Nicolas Sarkozy have been speaking after their summit which covered several subjects including the flood
France is considering suspending the Schengen border-free travel agreement to block a massive rise in migrants from Tunisia and Libya.
More migrants intercepted by Italy’s coast guard on the eve of a meeting of European Union interior and justice ministers in Luxembourg have added to
Italy and France have agreed to carry out joint patrols of Tunisia’s coast to stem the growing influx of migrants into Europe fleeing turmoil in
Tens of thousands of immigrants, mainly North Africans, who have arrived in Italy over recent months are to get temporary humanitarian visas.
Cristian Preda, a Romanian member of the European People’s Party in the European Parliament, looks forward to more trust between EU partners over the
Blocked from entering the Schengen area this spring, Romania’s relationship with its European Union partners is under strain. France and Germany are
From Monday, April 5, a new code comes into effect
for short stay visas for the 22 European Union and three non-EU Schengen states. Brussels says it