"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"
"‘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.""
Day two of the Anfal genocide trial against Saddam Hussein and others in Baghdad:
Seven leading members of the former regime, including Saddam’s
Wildfires in Turkey are also stretching efforts to the limit. Hundreds of hectares of forest have already been consumed along the Aegean coast near
Fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa continues between the feuding forces supporting presidential election rivals. The race
Europe appears ready to commit some 8,000 troops to the Lebanese peacekeeping force currently being assembled, with Italy providing about a third of
High winds and temperatures continue to fuel a forest fire raging out of control in northern Greece. Two hotels have been evacuated on the Halkidiki
Italy is reported to have confirmed an offer to lead a UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon. However, a week after a truce came into force between Israel
Eleven people are due to appear in court in London today in connection with an alleged plot to blow up a string of transatlantic jumbo jets. Eight
In villages where Hizbollah fighters had built up their strongholds, Lebanese troops are now making their presence felt as part of the fragile truce
EU veterinary experts have approved restrictions on the transport of live cows, sheep and goats after an outbreak of the sheep virus “Bluetongue”
The merger of French utility companies Gaz de France and Suez could be refused over their natural gas activities according to European Commission
The Norwegian shipping group Camillo Eitzen is to buy its rival Songa Shipholding for a total of one billion euros.
The merger will form one of
Intercontinental Hotels has reported substantially higher half year profits, boosted by a move to managing and franchising hotels rather than owning
From the south of Spain to London, via the huge cities of Australia and North America a shortage of water that threatens not only developing nations
A Russian airliner has crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing everyone on board.
The 170 dead included 10 crew. There are discrepancies in the number
Doubts are beginning to pile up about when the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon will be able to exercise its mandate, and the composition of the
Fears that clashes between armies supporting rival presidential candidates in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spiral out of control have
Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator says he is ready to start “serious” talks with Western powers on their offer of incentives to stop uranium
Firefighters on the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece appear to be bringing a huge blaze there under control.
Thousands of tourists, including
Rescuers have found the bodies of thirty people killed when an airliner flying from southern Russia to the country’s second city of St Petersburg