"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.""
Pilgrims in Rome are attending ceremonies today, marking the first anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II.
Karol Wojtyla, who was born in
A team of explorers claims to have found the furthest source of the River Nile in Africa. The trio, from Britain and New Zealand, braved crocodile
A sick 18-month-old boy whose kidnapping in Italy transfixed the nation has been found dead. Police discovered the body of Tommaso Onofri, who
Gerhard Schroeder has denied knowing about a loan guarantee for Russian state firm Gazprom which was approved by the German government when he was
Pope Benedict XVI has spoken to thousands of people gathered to mark the first anniversary of the death of John Paul II. Officials say many of the
It was another protest against a protest – people in Paris have been demonstrating against a blockade of universities and colleges. The closure of
Scores of people are still being evacuated from their homes in the Czech Republic as flooding continues to hit central Europe.
Heavy rain and
The Israeli President Moshe Katsav is holding talks with party leaders after election results last week made it likely there will be a coalition
Britain’s Foreign Minister and the US Secretary of State have made a surprise visit to Iraq.
The pair travelled from Jack Straw’s Blackburn
Britain’s Foreign Minister and the US Secretary of State have arrived in Iraq on a surprise visit. The pair travelled from Jack Straw’s Blackburn
It has emerged the Bahraini cruise boat which capsized killing 57 people last week was not licensed to sail.
Voting has ended in Thailand’s contentious parliamentary election. Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra called the snap poll last month after thousands
Jill Carroll, the American hostage freed in Iraq, has retracted critical statements she made about the United States.
In a film posted on a