"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"
"The 'dream of Brexit' isn’t just winning in the United Kingdom, it’s winning in Catalonia, Hungary, Poland and all over the European Union as we speak. There is a major historic change"
UKIP MEP and ex-party leader
"I'm actually happy and proud of these women. I mean, it is their time. It is their time."
Mary J. Blige
Recording artist / Actress
More than 300 passengers and crew had a miraculous escape yesterday when an Air France plane skidded off a runway and burst into flames.
Iraqi insurgents have carried out one of their deadliest attacks on US forces since the end of the war.
Fourteen marines have been
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s man-in-the-street image helped him to a surprise victory in Iran’s presidential race.
While critics warned that electing a
Thousands of Jewish settlers and their supporters have been protesting against Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s planned withdrawal from the Gaza Strip
Germany’s ex-leader Helmut Kohl has stepped back into the spotlight, appearing as a witness in a high-profile trial.
The corruption case involves a
Sunnis and Shi’ites, tribal leaders, royal family members, soldiers and civilians – they came from all over the kingdom to proclaim their allegiance
There is confusion in Mauritania as an apparent coup attempt seems to be making progress. Dissident soldiers say they have seized key government
A crisis between Poland and Belarus has deepened with the arrest of two more ethnic Polish leaders by the Minsk authorities.
The vice-president of
After his landslide election win, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been formally endorsed as Iran’s president. He takes over as crisis looms over the
The Discovery crew is poised to carry out an unprecedented repair on the space shuttle today.
Astronaut Stephen Robinson will go beneath the craft
Astronauts orbiting the earth have succeeded in an unprecedented repair operation designed to remove two ceramic strips that endangered the heat
Survivors of the Air France Airbus that crashed in Toronto have begun speaking of their close brush with death, describing how they ran for their