"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"
The return of the space shuttle Discovery has been delayed because of weather worries in Florida.
After its mission to the International Space
Large swathes of woodland in southern Europe are on fire as the region struggles with one of the worst droughts for decades.
In the north west of
There were chaotic scenes in the Khan Younis refugee camp in the Gaza Strip when two United Nations employees were rescued by Palestinian police
The Israeli army has being carrying out military drills to prepare its soldiers for next week’s pull-out from Gaza.
Though a majority of Jewish
There were tears of relief for the wife of one of the men rescued from a Russian submarine as she spotted him on a television report, alive and well
The crew abord the space shuttle Discovery is preparing to return to Earth later this morning after receiving approval from mission control.
Iran has resumed work on its nuclear fuel programme, in a move that could see it being referred to the UN Security Council for possible sanctions
A suspected British militant has been arrested in the UK, after being extradited from Zambia
The seven-strong crew of the shuttle Discovery is spending another day in orbit, after Monday morning’s scheduled landing was postponed for 24 hours
Suspects in the failed London bombings of July 21 have appeared at the high security court complex in Belmarsh prison in the city. It is alleged
In the biggest gamble of his political career, Japan’s prime minister has called an early election. Junichiro Koizumi wants a new mandate for
Despite frantic rescue efforts, hopes are fading for 102 miners trapped in a flooded pit in southern China.
Waters are rising and a senior local