"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
The centre-right Popular Party, has stormed to victory at the Spanish parliamentary elections with provisional counts showing them winning a 44.6
An early count based on the official results of 78 percent of polling stations, shows the Popular Party winning with 44 percent of the vote.
Voting stations in Spain have now closed, and exit polls suggest a landslide victory for Popular Party President, Mariano Rajoy.
The poll showed
Mariano Rajoy, the leader of the Popular Party has commented his comfortable victory on the night of the Spanish election.
He began by thanking
The PSOE candidate Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba has made a statement at his party headquarters that he has “clearly lost the election,“ and thanked those
Early reports indicate a decrease in voter turnout at this years Spanish elections.
At 18:00 CET the 57.59 percent of those eligible to vote had
Mariano Rajoy was the candidate who never quit, no matter what remarks were made about his charisma. His perseverance became a trademark, a political
The economic crisis made Spanish reformist prime minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero throw in the sponge in September and call autumn elections
It is looking like it will be third time lucky for People’s Party leader Mariano Rajoy.
Having led Spain’s conservatives in two previous failed
Voting is underway in Spain’s general election which is expected to see the country swing towards the centre-right People’s Party.
Final preparations are in place for Spain’s general election. Schools have been turned into polling stations and the ballot papers and boxes have
The two frontrunners in Spain’s election have been walking around Madrid’s parks on the day before voting.
Striding to victory, Mariano Rajoy
On Spain’s last day of campaigning for Sunday’s general election the centre-right Partido Popular was in bouyant mood. That is the result of showing
He is not celebrating just yet. But as campaigning draws to a close ahead of Sunday’s election, Mariano Rajoy looks all but certain to become Spain’s
It’s fair to say the Spanish election race has failed to get hearts racing with excitement. In fact rather than a ‘race’ it resembles a fatigued
Just days before elections in Spain, students and teachers have taken to the streets to make their voices heard.
Scuffles broke out between police
The Spanish region of Catalonia is making huge cuts to the budget of its healthcare system.
Some say that the cuts are necessary, to balance the
Three days before the general election in Spain, students are once again protesting against cuts in education.
For months, Spanish people have
Social welfare is the biggest concern of the Spaniards. The worry likely to be the most decisive in the elections is unemployment. Nearly five
For more about the Spanish welfare state, euronews spoke to Guillem López Casasnovas, an economics professor at Barcelona’s Pompeu Fabra University