"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"
Most of Europe is talking up the positive aspects of the start of the Turkey negotiations.
The 25 foreign ministers presented a united front, but
Public sector workers in France have begun 24 hours of industrial action aimed at causing as much chaos and disruption as possible.
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has staked his political career on his country joining the EU.
It was hardly surprising that he was
Turkey’s foreign minister has celebrated with a touch of relief at the clinching of a last minute deal to start EU membership talks.
Half a million strikers have taken to the streets in 150 demonstrations around France as the country’s five main union confederations called for mass
The journey towards a new destiny for Turkey began when EU member states reached an eleventh hour deal to start accession talks with Ankara.
US Marines have launched their biggest offensive so far this year against insurgents in western Iraq. Some 2,500 troops have moved against militants
The holy month of Ramadan starts today – a time of fasting, humility and reflection for the world’s Muslims.
In Gaza, Palestinians were making
“A truly historic day” is how Britain’s foreign minister described the accord to allow Turkey to begin EU membership talks.
Jack Straw’s elation