"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"
There were no surprises from the European Central Bank’s monthly policy committee meeting as the euro zone interest rate was kept on hold.
The leaders of Brazil, Bolivia, Venezuela and Argentina have gathered for an hastily convened summit to discuss this week’s nationalisation by
Rising profit at its oil and gas unit boosted BASF’s earnings in the first quarter and its forecast for the year.
Although at the annual general
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his presumed successor Gordon Brown have been on the campaign trail ahead of today’s local elections in
Convicted 9-11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui has been spared the death penalty. Moussaoui, the only person convicted in a US court for the September
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Mapping out a strategy on Iran without dividing the West – that was German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s goal as she arrived at the White House for
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Tony Blair and his wife Cherie went to cast their vote in a poll which may well weaken the British prime minister’s authority, after recent weeks
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A super-maximum security prison in Colorado dubbed “the Alcatraz of the Rockies” is thought to be where Zacarias Moussaoui will spend the rest of his
Russia has accused the United States of using its global democracy policy as an excuse to establish itself as the dominant power in the post Soviet
Italy’s outgoing Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has been meeting with his centre-left successor, Romano Prodi, to discuss finding a new head of
Brushing aside talk of resignation, Dominique de Villepin has issued the latest of his almost daily denials of guilt, as claims of a political smear
Zacarias Moussaoui, the only person convicted in the US over September 11, is beginning his life sentence in prison today, after a jury spared him
British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie have voted in England’s local elections. The ballot is seen as a test for Blair’s leadership
Israel’s new government is set to be sworn into office with a plan to set the borders of the Jewish states with or without Palestinian agreement
“The end of this case but not an end to the fight against terror.” That was George W. Bush’s reaction to the verdict. The US president spoke out