"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"
For the second time in less than a month, US president George W Bush has been meeting his Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
It is the start of Easter Holy Week in the Christian calendar and, across the world, Palm Sunday has been marked.
There was a procession of
The crisis over the seizure by Iran of 15 British naval personnel has spilled into the streets. Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the British
Angela Merkel has urged Palestinian and Israeli leaders not to miss an opportunity for progress in peacemaking.
On a tour of the Middle East, the
Iran has lodged a formal protest over another incident involving British troops near its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra.
The Foreign Minister
Thousands have turned out in Tbilisi to pay tribute to Zviad Gamsakhurdia, the controversial figure who led Georgia to independence.
The injured arrive in ever greater numbers at the Madina hospital in Mogadishu. As shelling rocks the Somali capital for a fourth day in a row, the