"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
A team of stranded US athletes have refused to let the poor weather dampen their spirits… by swimming in the snow!
Russian divers stage a pre-New Year party underwater in Lake Baikal
On the banks of the Tigris river, men sat and watched, smiling with relief as Iraqi policemen, soldiers and local youths bathed in muddy spring water in a town that was recaptured from Islamic State j
The Swimrun World Championships through the Stockholm archipelago produced world records in all three categories this year.
Tremors along France’s most fragile social fault-line running between its identity as a secular state and the rights of its sizeable Muslim population are…
The controversy over the body-covering swimwear for Muslim women - the burkini - is creating a business opportunity for its inventor who says orders have jumped.
Ryan Lochte’s shinangans in Rio has landed the six -time olympic gold medallist in deep water.
Disgraced US Swimmer Ryan Lochte has made an apology to the nation on American TV after his antics at the Rio Olympics.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has said sorry for fabricating a story about being robbed during the Rio Games by gunmen posing as police officers.
Rio's police chief says four US Olympic swimmers made up a story about being robbed at gunpoint and could be charged with giving false testimony.
Thousands welcomed home gold medal hero Joseph Schooling after he won Singapore's first ever gold medal by beating none other than the great Michael Phelps in 100-metre butterfly final.
RIO DE JANEIRO – A Chinese swimmer, a Bulgarian steeplechaser, and now a Polish weightlifter have been suspended or excluded from the Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO – The Unites States’ Michael Phelps will climb onto the starting blocks for the last time on Saturday, while the curtain is also set
Singapore's Joseph Schooling has denied Michael Phelps a 23rd gold medal beating him to second place in the 100-metres butterfly.
Katie Ledecky of the United States destroyed the field in the 800-metres freestyle to complete a rare Olympic swimming treble having already won the 200 and 400 metres freestyle.
Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Bulgarian steeplechase athlete Silivia Danekova became the first athletes to fail drug tests at the Rio Olympics on
Michael Phelps latest gold medal wins polish his reputation as the most successful male swimmer in Olympic history.
It was gold medal number 22 for US swimming legend Michael Phelps on Thursday in Rio.
On Day 5 of the Rio Olympics, Spain’s Mireia Belmonte won the 200 metres butterfly, making her the first Spanish woman to win an Olympic swimming gold medal.