"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"
London’s police chief has warned there could be more units of would-be bombers planning attacks on the British capital. After police arrested nine
The Bulgarian parliament has failed to support the new minority Socialist-led government in a confidence vote.
It was a narrow defeat, just by one
The end of this week may see a major shift in position in Northern Ireland’s Republican movement. There are a number of signs this may happen
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In another major development, one of
NASA has suspended all future space shuttle flights after debris fell from Discovery during lift-off on Tuesday.
The mountain looks beautiful but it is never more dangerous than right now.
Mont Blanc may have claimed another four lives, with two French and
The Provisional IRA is thought to have been responsible for the deaths of nearly 1,800 people over three decades of violence in which it fought
After some 35 years of violence, it looks like the Irish Republican Army’s armed struggle against British rule is over. The paramilitary group has
The holidays start this weekend for the European Commission and its President, for one, is likely to be looking forward to a break.
It has been a
The crews of space shuttle Discovery and of the International Space Station have exchanged warm hugs after their spacecrafts docked successfully. It
A miniscule “smart bomb” could become the latest weapon in the fight against cancer. Researchers in the US have developed a molecular-sized device
It has taken years of negotiations and is costing the European Union 144 million euros, but Morocco has now agreed to let some European fishermen
“A step of unparalleled magnitude,” is how Britain’s prime minister has described the IRA’s move to end its armed campaign. Tony Blair said he
The Irish Republican Army has announced it has formally ordered an end to its armed activity against British rule. The group says it intends to
Detectives at London’s high security Paddington Green police station are continuing to question one of the suspects behind last week’s failed attacks
The head of German carmaker, DaimlerChrysler, is resigning despite the group posting better than expected second quarter figures.