"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"
The European Union is to lead international efforts to restore the flow of foreign aid to the Palestinian people. The plan, decided on at a meeting
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Attention in Italy is turning to the next round of voting to elect a state president. The fourth round only requires a simple majority. Centre left
President George W. Bush says diplomacy is the first and most important option in dealing with the stand-off over Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Bush
The president of the European Commission has recommended that no decision on the EU constitution be taken before 2008.
In preparation, Jose Manuel
New York’s Nasdaq Stock Market has again increased its stake in the London Stock Exchange.
It has bought a further 10.3 million shares, bringing
Russia has changed its tone on supplying energy to Europe.
Reassurance has replaced the confrontational in Moscow’s message to EU capitals.
An ex-communist as Italian head of state. Unthinkable until recently, it is now a fact. Giorgio Napolitano, 80, won election to the office of
It was an extraordinary measure in extraordinary political times. French President Jacques Chirac has made an unscheduled appearance on television to
Vladimir Putin has criticised Washington’s high handed approach to international politics, describing the United States as a lone wolf that listens
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The National Geographic Society has won the 2006 Prince of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities. It is the second of eight international