"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.""
Ariel Sharon remains in a critical but stable condition according to doctors at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Hospital early on Sunday.
The Israeli leader
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If he survives, it seems unlikely Sharon would be able to return to work anytime soon – creating a void in Israeli politics and in efforts for peace
It is a new step in the westward spread of bird flu. As authorites cull poultry in eastern Turkey after the deaths of three children from the same
With two weeks to go before the Portuguese presidential election, the former prime minister has widened his lead even further.
Anibal Cavaco Silva
As far as Israel’s acting prime minister is concerned, it was business as usual at the weekly cabinet meeting although the absence of Ariel Sharon
A fire has claimed the lives of 13 children in an orphanage in the ex-Soviet republic of Tajikistan. The blaze spread rapidly through the building
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The first weekly Israeli cabinet meeting has taken place under caretaker Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, with an attempt to stress that government
At least 13 children have been killed after a fire in a home for the disabled in Tadjikistan. Up to five other youngsters staying at the facility in
The French engineer held hostage in Iraq has been released safe and well. There are conflicting versions of how Bernard Planche was set free. One