"I am very worried. This is the worst news on emissions. [...] The prospect is getting bleaker. That is what the numbers say."
The New York Times columnist Paul Krugman once remarked:
The Guardian reports on the
Within five years, the people of Scotland will be asked to decide if they want to remain part of the union or create an independent state.
As Britain votes on whether or not to adopt an "alternative vote" system, there is much they can learn from the process 'Down Under'.
In the middle of a roundabout, outside Atocha railway station in Madrid, there is a memorial to the dead and to the victims of Osama bin Laden. It marks the day, March 11 2004, when death arrived at the station.
As Portugal edges towards having to accept a financial bailout, our correspondent warns that rather than signalling the end of a country's woes, such a move is just the beginning of a new chapter in a long and painful process of reform.
Critics simply see talks and more talks while the fighting goes on and people are dying in Libya.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) Chief Prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo will name names and people to be targetted in a full scale inquiry into possible crimes against humanity in Libya.
As the centre-right takes control of the Irish government, the country's voters seem to have shown that they are no longer looking to the past to dictate their political loyalties.
A world map of global consumption of alcohol, according to the UN's World Health Organisation, contains quite a few surprises.