"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"
It is so far so good for German leader Gerhard Schroeder in his bid to bring about an early general election.Just as the Chancellor intended, he lost
He wants a debate about the direction in which Europe is heading. It is a plan however that could lead to further clashes within the EU.
The Russian enclave of Kaliningrad has begun three days of celebrations to mark its 750th anniversary. The city on the Baltic sea was founded by
It is being billed as the greatest music show ever. Its aim is to persuade world leaders to do more to help the poor.
Today is Live 8 day and from
Five people have been killed and eight injured after a bomb allegedly planted by Kurdish guerrillas exploded under a train in Turkey.
The dead were
At least 20 people have been killed and as many again have been wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq. The victims were police recruits queueing
With just hours to go before the polls open in Albania’s general election, the result is uncertain and fears of electoral fraud are running high
Two decades after Bob Geldof’s Live Aid set the charity gig bandwagon rolling, Sir Paul McCartney and U2’s Bono belted out Sergeant Pepper to some
Two tourist trains have collided in Austria, killing two people and injuring 34 more, several seriously.
The trains were both on the same line
More people than expected have turned out in Edinburgh to march for an end to global poverty as part of the Live 8 day of music and political
They have only had eight weeks to prepare for the Live 8 concerts which, because of their global nature and size, are comparable to the Olympics in
At least 20 people have been killed and as many again have been wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq.
The victims were police
Edinburgh is the whole reason behind the global Live 8 spectacular and the naming of the event, as it is where the leaders of the G8 group of richest
Four people have been killed and seven were injured after a bomb exploded on a train in eastern Turkey, said military officials. One source said C4