"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"
Officials were quick to rule that theory out.
“One train carriage went off the track, taking another carriage with it,” said a spokesman for the
Mexico’s political future is balanced on a knife edge after a presidential election that is still too close to call.
Both leading candidates have
In Moscow for talks, the Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni welcomed what she described as a “much needed signal”.
Airstrikes knocked out the
At least 34 people have been killed in an accident on the underground metro system of the Spanish city of Valencia.
More than a dozen others were
Israel has rejected an ultimatum by three Palestinian militias thought to be holding an Israeli soldier in Gaza.
As the assault there intensified
Leaders of Cyprus’ divided Greek and Turkish communities have met for the first time in two years for talks focusing on some 1500 people officially
EU commissioners have gathered in Finland for two days of talks as the country takes over the Presidency of the European Union. Commission President
Acting on orders from their prime minister to step up operations Israeli forces have launched more attacks in Gaza. A helicopter gunship fired a
A presidential election in Mexico that is too close to call has raised the prospect of a political crisis if either of the main candidates challenges
French anchovy boats must hang out their nets to dry.
The season begun in June has ended prematurely.
The European Commission has called them
Three months after it was opened up fully to the public, the Internet domain suffix ‘dot-eu’ has passed the two million mark.
It is still behind
EU footwear retailers are warning that further measures against Asian imports would make shoes more expensive for European consumers and create
Germany’s government has agreed on the main elements of a reform programme to overhaul the country’s creaking healthcare system. After nine hours of