"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"
Four youths could face charges of arson and injury in connection with the torching of a bus in southern France last weekend.
None of the teenagers
State television in Iran has announced the start of military manoeuvres including the launch of missiles able to carry cluster warheads. Iran says
An opera house in Berlin has decided to re-instate performances of an opera that it originally cancelled over fears it would provoke a backlash from
Palestinian militants have fired homemade rockets into an Israeli town, hitting a house. They said it was in retaliation for a new Israeli offensive
As the political crisis escalates between Russia and Georgia, Moscow has threatened to double gas prices for Tbilisi, charging the same as it does
Tens of thousands of opposition supporters have gathered in the capital of Kyrgyzstan demanding the president implement constitutional reforms.
In November 2004, the Italian government pledged national resources to Naples in the fight against organised crime. But two years later, despite some
Meeting with local government leaders in Naples, Italy’s Prime Minister Romano Prodi has for now ruled out sending in the army to tackle the city’s
At least 10 people – most of them children – have been killed in flooding in southeastern Turkey in the past 24 hours. Several are still missing
With Europe’s airports bracing for a new security regime, Britain has agreed to partly lift its ban on liquids in hand luggage on flights from next