"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"
Dubai Ports World is to delay taking management control of US port facilities owned by the British company P&O which it is buying.
Security forces in Iraq are enforcing a strict curfew around Baghdad and in several provinces. At least 130 people have died as a result of inter
Rescue workers using sniffer dogs have continued to search for survivors in the wreckage of a Moscow market hall overnight. At least 56 people are
Test results are due to confirm later today whether turkeys on a farm in eastern France have contracted the most deadly form of bird flu. The farmer
China has denounced the European Union’s plan to impose anti-dumping duties on its leather
shoe exports as a step too far.
On its website the
Spain’s Gas Natural is reportedly preparing a new, higher takeover bid for electricity company Endesa. that would match, or even exceed, the 29
Relief for the movers and shakers of the US business world who feared that their BlackBerry portable e-mail devices were about to be switched
On an official visit to Paris, Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski has said the EU constitution has virtually no chance of being ratified by his
Serbia’s President Vojislav Kostunica has insisted his country’s doing all it can to apprehend Ratko Mladic, as demanded by the European