"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 board of the World Health Organisation has nominated China’s Margaret Chan to become the new chief of the UN agency. It is expected her
In Iraq the violence that appears to have influenced the outcome of the congressional elections has claimed more lives across the country. More than
The Democrats have swept the Republicans from power in the House of Representatives and are within just one seat of victory in the Senate. The
The Democratic party’s success in the US Congressional elections has economists and
investors trying to work out which business areas will benefit
Kyrgyzstan’s president Kurmanbek Bakiyev has been considering a compromise constitution aimed at restoring stability. The central Asian state has
After wresting control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans, the Democrats have taken a step closer to dominating the Senate. It is
Fresh from the Democrats’ House of Representatives victory, the soon-to-become first woman leader of the chamber has spoken out with force about the
Not a good day for Russian steel giant Severstal as its made its initial public offering of shares in London. The sale raised around 850 million
The European Union has given Turkey a mid-December deadline to open its ports to ships from Cyprus. If it fails to do so, Enlargement Commissioner
The warning from Brussels over Turkey’s EU membership comes amid rising Euroscepticism in the country.
With one in four Turks now opposed to
The doors to the EU look like they will remain closed to would-be members in the Western Balkans for a while longer. The European Commission has
Israel’s deadliest shelling in northern Gaza in four years has drawn condemnation across Europe and the Middle East. As Palestinian militants urged
EADS, parent company of troubled plane maker Airbus, has reported a third-quarter operating loss as delivery delays to its A380 superjumbos led to
If the Democrats do manage to take control of the House, then Nancy Pelosi is set to become its first female speaker. She is expected to be easily
The Democrats look to have taken control of the House of Representatives in Congressional elections in the United States. Projections based on votes
The three Socialist hopefuls for next April’s French Presidential elections have held their last televised debate before a vote in nine days to
Nicaragua’s ex-Marxist leader Daniel Ortega has won the country’s Presidential election. With votes tallied from more than 90 percent of polling