"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"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.""
A delegation from the EU is holding talks in the Middle East, fine-tuning details of how Europeans can help monitor a key border.
Israel has agreed
A major operation is underway in western Iraq to flush out suspected al-Qaeda fighters. Around 3,500 US and Iraqi troops have launched Operation
French President Jacques Chirac has broken his silence on the riots that have rocked his country’s suburbs over the last ten nights.
Even before the Americas summit was over, George W. Bush had moved on.
The US president is visiting Brazil for talks with his counterpart Lula da
Burned-out buildings are not the image you would normally conjure up when you think of rural Normandy. But these are strange times in France and
Azerbaijan’s parliamentary election has become embroiled in allegations of fraud.
Soon after voting ended, the main opposition bloc cried foul and
China is to invite experts from the World Health Organisation to probe possible human cases of bird flu.
Beijing said it could not exclude that
Iran is attempting to reverse its increasing international isolation by offering to revive nuclear talks.
It has written to the EU countries which