"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
Democratic Republic Of Congo
South African musician Petite Noir is currently touring Europe with his debut album ‘La Vie Est Belle / Life is Beautiful’. Born in Belgium to a
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Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his
They call him “the Elvis of Afghanistan”.
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In Madrid, hundreds of fans of Spanish flamenco guitar legend Paco de Lucia came to pay their final respects on Friday.
The 66 year old died on
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Three hundred dancers organised a flashmob to celebrate their county’s folk dance tradition. The dancers were dressed in red, yellow and blue
Mentoring is a teaching tool widely used in schools and universities. An increasing number of businesses are also relying on mentorship as a way to
Balkan Trafik continues for seventh year its trip to the capital of Europe bringing together traditional with modern sound with a perfume of the
Peru drummers attempt a new world record for largest number of Cajon players.
The celebrated musician who introduced traditional Indian music to Western audiences, Ravi Shankar, has died at home in California aged 92 after a
The celebrated musician who introduced Indian music to much of the Western world, Ravi Shankar has died at his home in California at the age of 92.
Iranian musician Mohsen Namjoo is currently touring Europe with his own style of music which has not always gone down well with the authorities in