"All I do is sing, which is what I love, and it comes out naturally"
"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 European Union has resumed talks on closer ties with Serbia after a year long break.
Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Bozidar Djelic, met with
The European Commission has launched an inquiry to find out whether or not French firms are illegally benefitting from state-subsidies for
Sudan has agreed to a combined United Nations and African Union force to be deployed in its troubled Darfur region. After two days of meetings in the
There are signs of compromise over a key european arms control treaty under discussion during tense talks in Vienna. Russia has threatened to stop
Israel’s parliament has elected veteran politician and Nobel peace prize winner Shimon Peres as its new president.
He won the second round of a
An explosion has rocked Beirut’s seafront killing at least eight people and wounding around 10.
Anti-Syrian MP Walid Eido, his son Jaled and two
The violent clashes between armed Palestinian factions have spread out of the Gaza Strip and into the West Bank. Fatah was determined to disarm its
At 83 years old, Shimon Peres is the grand old man of Israeli politics. It will be a fitting end to a very long and distinguished career for him to
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