"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"
Italian magistrates have launched an investigation into the shipwreck of a boat off the coast of Sicily that cost the lives of up to 50 would-be
The United Nations has condemned Israel’s latest raid on Lebanon as a breach of ceasefire agreements.
UN Secretary General Koffi Annan issued a
Federal prosecutors in Germany will today quiz a 21- year-old Lebanese man who they believe planted a bomb on a passenger train that could have
Iran has fired tactical missiles during army wargames, as part of its preparations to face up to any outside threat.
State television said
As Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora toured bombed out areas of southern Beirut, his government has been talking tough on the UN- backed
The Spanish government has intensified calls for EU help in coping with the flow of illegal immigrants from Africa.
Three more boatloads landed on
In a world rife with crises, it can be a forgotten problem. But water – and the lack of it – poses major challenges in the years ahead.
Suspected of belonging to a terrorist group and of trying to commit murder, a Lebanese student has been formally placed under investigation in
Sniper attacks have sparked anger and panic among crowds of Shi’ite pilgrims in Baghdad. At least 15 people are reported killed and over 200 injured
After holding its weekly cabinet meeting, the Israeli government has defended its commando raid on a Hizbollah stronghold on Saturday.
Dozens of Taliban fighter have been reported killed in fighting with Nato forces in Afghanistan. Four Afghan policemen were also reported dead in the