"“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
A super magnet – strong enough to lift a seven-tonne truck – is being developed by engineers at Cambridge University. The project aims to magnetise
What is the European Union doing to promote equal exposure to new media technology, to maximise media literacy?
Physiotherapists often find patients with leg injuries are not getting the best out of their crutches. Not using them correctly can even make the
Sony has unveiled its first wireless electronic reader challenging Amazon’s digital book, the Kindle.
Up until now Amazon has dominated the
A Norwegian navy ship has set off to locate the remains of the plane that sent legendary explorer Roald Amundsen to a watery grave in the Barents Sea
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK are working on a fully automated house which can open and shut the doors, switch the lights
It’s a hot summer night and there’s another forest fire in Greece. This one has already burnt out 1000 hectares of a Mediterranean forest some 80 kms
Microsoft and Yahoo have agreed an internet search engine and advertising partnership, in an attempt to challenge the market leader Google.
The leaders of Spain and Portugal have inaugurated a joint scientific research facility they hope will become a world leader in technology on a
Design students are stealing the thunder at this year’s Royal College of Arts summer show in London. Works on display range from textiles to
A new breed of robots is being designed for life on our city streets.To meet this challenge they must be able to navigate with ease and interact
The British Library in London has unveiled their on-line edition of the the world’s oldest Bible, thought to have been commissioned by Emperor
At Trousseau University Hospital near Tours in France, Professor Philippe Arbeille has devised a new remote ultrasound scan system that is now being
It took just a matter of seconds to flatten L’Aquila in Central Italy. The earthquake, magnitude 5.8, killed 308 people there and in the surrounding
Imagine you are trapped in a burning building. It’s a nightmare scenario for anyone, but for people with phobias about heights or fire, it could be
Lift is an organisation which hosts an ongoing series of events around the world, exploring the social impact of new technologies. The most recent
At the Innovation Days exhibition in Lisbon, researchers demonstrated a little electric car designed for disabled children. It is equipped with
At the Innovation Days Exhibition in Lisbon, developers were showing off new software designed to detect the causes of road accidents. The system
The Innovation Days Exhibition was held in Lisbon and presented around 500 new technology projects from 300 exhibitors, the vast majority of which
A new companion robot has been designed by a team at Hertfordshire University as part of a European project, and it is “living” in a special house