"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 European Union has announced it will resume talks with Serbia on closer ties on June 13. EU Enlargement Commissioner Olli Rehn said this held out
The telecoms ministers of the EU have rubber stamped a plan to slash the cost of using
mobile phones abroad within the 27-member bloc.
To limit abuses in timeshare holiday investments or similar purchases, new EU rules are being proposed. They would give buyers the right to written
A close aide to the Russian president has said Moscow will not be targeting its missiles at European cities in a response to Washington’s proposed
Disagreement at the G8 summit over tough action on climate change. German chancellor Angela Merkel is failing to get the US to agree to fixed targets
George W Bush and Valdimir Putin have held face to face talks at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany.
The Russian president called on the US to
World leaders at the G8 summit in Heiligendamm have agreed to pursue substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
But they could not agree on
Tighter security measures have been proposed to the British parliament designed to help police tackle terrorism.
They include extending the time
Italian and British police have arrested ten men, suspected of being members of an al-Qaeda militant group, wanted in connection with attacks in
Protesters are finding ever more daring ways to get their point across to the G8 leaders.
Members of the environmental pressure group Greenpeace
Turkey has declared a number of areas near the border with Iraq “temporary security zones” – a sign of increasing activity by the Turkish military in