"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"
Tony Blair is meeting with Muslim leaders to discuss measures to combat the threat of terrorism from within the Muslim community.
The gathering at
Close to a million people have been evacuated from China’s south-eastern coast as Typhoon Haitang continues its menacing approach.
Some 5,000 armed
The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership is am ambitious programme to create a common area of democracy and economic growth between the EU and countries
In the wake of the London bombings the EU is stepping up controls on explosives and fertilisers which can be used to make bombs. The European
Who started Spain’s most deadly fire in over a decade? That is the question being probed after a barbecue sparked a blaze that killed 11 volunteer
Keeping Europe’s Franco-German alliance on track. Germany’s conservative leader Angela Merkel, who is widely expected to become chancellor, has been
Official campaigning for Germany’s election has not yet begun, but already Angela Merkel is on the offensive. Visiting German troops in Kosovo a few
Britain is likely to introduce new anti-terrorism legislation up to six months ahead of schedule.
The government wants to target extremists
Britain’s Prime Minister has been holding talks with Muslim leaders to discuss ways to combat terrorism after the deadly London bombings nearly two
A giant step towards peace.
That is how Bosnia’s international administrator Paddy Ashdown has described a draft law that proposes merging three
Kazakhstan’s deputy prime minister has visited Brussels, meeting with Britain’s Douglas Alexander, minister for European affairs, during a meeting of
The European Commission has launched a proposal document in the form of a Green Paper aimed at creating a free mortgage market for European
Hurricane Emily has slammed into the Caribbean coast of Mexico – knocking down trees, flooding streets and hitting power supplies. While some holiday
There have been angry scenes as opponents of Ariel Sharon’s pullout plan clashed with Israeli security forces
The European Union has expressed concern over Romania’s turbulent political situation which could trigger an early general election and delay its
Police and protesters who are angered at the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza strip have been locked in a violent stand-off as security services try
Violence has returned to the Russian republic of Chechnya. At least 14 people have been killed and more than 20 others injured in an attack on
At least 34 people a day have been killed in Iraq since the war began. That is the distressing claim made in a new survey carried out by Iraq Body
The US president George W Bush has made a dramatic shift in policy towards India. He has promised Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh full
Thousands of people have continued their voyage to the southern Gaza Strip to oppose the government’s planned pullout from the territories. Defying