"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.""
While most of the Western world has packed the Christmas decorations away, Orthodox Christians in the east are celebrating today.
Adhering to the
The German government may have paid around five million dollars for the release of a hostage in Iraq. Press reports have attributed the news to
A Spanish army commander has caused furore by warning that the army would have to defend Spanish unity if the region of Catalonia wins the autonomy
World media and well-wishers continue to hold a vigil outside the Jerusalem hospital where Ariel Sharon is being treated. The Israeli prime minister
Al Qaeda’s second-in-command has urged George W Bush to admit defeat in Iraq in a new video broadcast by Al Jazeera television.
Ariel Sharon remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital, with doctors noting that there has been a “slight improvement” in his health
The cloudy sky reflected the mood in Tel Aviv on Saturday, where many Israelis believe Ariel Sharon’s era is over.
Even optimists conclude that the
The head of one of Britain’s main opposition political parties has resigned.
Liberal Democrat Charles Kennedy said he would not stand in a
A commander in the Spanish army has been placed under house arrest for eight days after he warned he could send troops into Catalonia to defend the
Fears over the spread of bird flu are sweeping Turkey after it claimed the lives of three children from the same family. A cull of poultry is
Two Colombian drug barons who lived seemingly ordinary lives in London have received heavy jail sentences.
The pair, who entered Britain as asylum
A US journalist has been captured by gunmen and her translator killed. It happened in the Adel area of the Iraqi capital close to the Malik bin Anas
Ariel Sharon underwent another brain scan this morning as doctors closely monitor his condition.
A fresh update from the medical team at Hadassah