"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"
President George W. Bush will be in Vienna for an annual European Union-U.S. summit this Wednesday;
trade, investment, long-term energy supplies
Coordinating with Israel, European Commissioner for External Relations Benita Ferrero-Waldner has been in Jerusalem to discuss setting up mechanisms
Strong north-south difference have been set aside to agree on multi-million-euro spending in the Europena Union’s fisheries sector.
Top executives of aerospace group EADS has held crisis talks after its Airbus division announced a severe profit warning because of delays to the
To hunt or not to hunt whales…. that is the question and it has been put on the agenda of the annual gathering of the International Whaling
A new project has been launched to prevent the extinction of vital food crops. Work has begun in the Arctic on the construction of a global bank of
The prosecution in the trial of Saddam Hussein has demanded the death penalty for the ousted Iraqi president.
“Well done,” was the response from
Iraq’s Prime Minister says his forces will next month take over control of security in a region in the south of the country.
Nuri al-Maliki says he