"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"
The German parliament has opened its debate on the deployment of naval and air power in the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon. The result is in no
The 61st General Assembly of the United Nations opens today in New York – and the stage is set for a high stakes ideological battle for control of
Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany is today fighting for his political survival after a night of anti-government rioting that has left some
Large demonstrations are continuing across the Hungarian capital, Budapest, following the Prime Minister’s admission that he lied about the country’s
Demonstrators demanding the resignation of the Hungarian Prime Minister have stormed state television in Budapest. In the first such violence of the
The French government says nearly 7,000 illegal immigrants will benefit from a special one-off measure granting them permanent residency. Almost
Over 350 years after it started delivering letters, Britain’s Royal Mail has launched the online stamp. It may be bad news for stamp collectors, but
Chrysler has joined US rivals General Motors and Ford in suffering major losses and announcing it will make fewer vehicles. It now plans to cut
Russia’s decision to revoke environmental approval for the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project led by Royal Dutch Shell has brought a protest from the
The keenly awaited reports for Turkey and Western Balkan countries, about their progress towards European Union membership, will be published on Nov
On a day when more than 50 people were killed in Iraq, the UN Secretary-General has warned that the country is at risk of descending into civil war
Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany’s Socialist-led coalition won a decisive victory in Hungary’s parliamentary elections in April. His government
At least four people, one of them a seven-year-old child, have been killed when the building they were in collapsed in the northern Italian city of
The Dutch Prime Minister has hailed his government’s economic performance just two months ahead of the country’s legislative elections. Jan Peter
The Thai army has taken control of Bangkok. Tanks and troops took over Government House in the country’s first coup in 15 years without a shot being
The Annual General Meeting of the United Nations, the organisation’s 61st, has begun in New York. It will be secretary general Kofi Annan’s last, as
Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany was back in parliament today and insisting he will not resign. The Socialist leader admitted lying when he
Hungary’s Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has promised to use “all means necessary” to restore order, and shows no signs of being ready to leave