"Everything is data and everything is about being digitalised. That's Estonia. That's why we think Estonia is the best to collaborate with"
CEO and founder, Planetway
"[Romania's PM designate] only knows to say yes and that's how things will be from now on."
"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"
The European Union’s highest court is to take legal action against France for failing to recover illegal state aid from former monopoly France
As the waves of illegal refugees break ever higher on Europe’s shores, for example in the Canary islands under seige this summer from thousands of
Israeli tanks converged on the border with Lebanon as the conflict with Hizbollah intensified. In a significant development Israeli troops mounted
Hizbollah continues to pound northern Israel – in the town of Nazareth, home to the country’s largest Arab community, two children have been killed
The eighth day of Israeli air strikes on Lebanon has proved the deadliest. The bombardments killed at least 57 civilians and a Hizbollah fighter
For foreigners who have been trapped in Lebanon the nightmare cannot end soon enough. Several thousand have left since the weekend and the exodus is
As the Israeli army said it was carrying out pinpoint attacks across the Lebanese border, the destruction of residential areas continued. The
Lebanon’s government has said that Israeli attacks make it more determined to defend the country. But it was not clear at an emergency cabinet
Foreign nationals continue to leave Lebanon in their droves. Scores of UK citizens boarded a British naval ship last night bound for Cyprus. One
A fresh Hezbollah rocket attack has killed one person in northern Israel and injured at least 14 others. The barrage struck the town of Nahariya
Seventy years ago General Francisco Franco led an uprising against Spain’s leftist government, a failed coup d’etat which would lead to a three-year
Lebanon, a month to the day after the assassination of Rafik al-Hariri, the country’s former prime minister.
Opposition groups accused Syria of a
Lines of buses and cars carrying expatriates are heading to the border between Lebanon and Syria.
The government in Damascus has instructed
The now week-long Israeli offensive against Lebanon is showing no sign of abating despite a flurry of diplomatic activity.
More than 230 lives
It is now known that the tsunami which swept ashore on the coast of Java in Indonesia on Monday killed more than 340 people.
Over 100 more are
Authorities in the city of Haifa in northern Israel have shut down the harbour following rocket attacks by Hezbollah.
A number of cities were hit
Israeli air raids have left south Beirut as well as communities in South Lebanon in a state of devastation.
At least 100 residential buildings have
Shrugging off US and Israeli reluctance, Kofi Annan says he expects European nations to contribute troops to a proposed beefed-up stabilisation force
Israeli jets have battered Lebanon and carried out a limited ground incursion. The death toll in both countries has gone up as the conflict enters
Two days after a tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Java the death toll continues to rise. Officials says the giant waves claimed 525 lives but