"We, the people of the world, have got to own this new technology, so that the profits and rewards come broadly to people, rather than go to a few billionaires."
Prof. Richard Freeman, Harvard economics professor
"We, here on the continent, haven’t had a change of heart. Our hearts are still open to you"
European Council President
"There is no alternative for us other than to fight back. This is the biggest challenge for my generation"
Greek university student
""The main thing is we got him back on board, he is safe. But I think it just showed everyone how hard it is to actually see the guy in the water, even on a sunny day, 18 knots and sunshine, you know you wouldn't want to be doing it in 20 knots in the dark. I don't think you would find him you know.""
Skipper, Team Hun Sung Hai/Scallywag
"These are really important social issues that affect all of us all over in our communities. And we can't just leave this up to governments to solve these problems"
"‘Aussie flu’ is actually a bit of a misnomer. It is a strain that we have seen in previous seasons in the UK, in fact we saw it circulating last season. Hospital admissions have increased due to a combination of influenza A and B and no strain is currently dominating."
Professor Paul Cosford
Medical Director, Public Health England
""Oh it's a huge part! It's really exciting singing this and it's super challenging, to act and to sing. So for me it's really special to do it, really.""
"The poles amplify all the phenomena we see everywhere else on the globe"
Ecuador’s parliament has voted to fire the president as anti-government protests spread beyond the capital. A total of 60 congressmen from the 100
European Commission President Jose Manual Barroso has expressed fears about the slow pace of talks on global free trade.
In a speech to the World
The Iraqi president says his forces have made a grisly find in the River Tigris, south of Baghdad. Jalal Talabani announced the bodies of 50 people
He has resisted pressure to resign all week but today Silvio Berlusconi finally stepped down, bowing to demands from rebel parties within his own
China’s wildfire economic growth is displaying no signs of slowing down.
The latest figures show it was 9.5 per cent bigger at the end of March
US car giant Ford has seen its profits drop almost 40 per cent in the first quarter of the year.
Falling sales in the United States and the
In the newly elected pope’s Bavarian hometown of Marktl, youths from the Catholic Emanuel community chanted outside his birthplace. “We await you in