"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 Campaign for Parliament Reform group has been celebrating having passed the one million signatures mark with its petition. This aims to end to
The state of California is taking on six major car manufactureres in a groundbreaking legal battle over climate change. It is claiming that
A court in Istanbul has freed prominent Turkish author Elif Shafak after she was accused of insulting the Turkish identity. A ruling declared there
Hungary’s leader Ferenc Gyurcsany has had his request for talks with the country’s opposition turned down. It comes as the authorities debate how to
Some people in Turkey reject any idea of changes to the law established in the 1920’s by the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
The Netherlands’ Justice and Housing ministers have resigned from the government after the publication of a report on the fire in Schipol which
German navy ships are sailing for the Mediterranean to join the United Nations intervention force in Lebanon. Germany is leading a naval task force
A violent ambush on a police patrol car in a Paris suburb has been followed by a political row between the country’s top judges and interior
A best-selling author will go on trial in Turkey today for comments made by her fictional characters in a case that puts the country’s human rights
Minor skirmishes marred a mostly peaceful protest by thousands of Hungarians in their capital, Budapest. It is the third night of demonstrations
The shadow of the “no” to the European Constitution still hangs over Jose Manuel Barroso.
In his first interview of the new political season, the
Two days after the bloodless coup in Thailand there are signs of a return to normal, with far fewer soldiers on the streets. The atmosphere was
The shuttle Atlantis has landed safely at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida at the end of a 12 day mission to the International Space Station. It