"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"
There is some good news at last from space. Successful repair work has been carried out on both shuttle Atlantis and the International Space Station
After days of violence, revenge killings and the looting of the presidential compound, Hamas patrols have begun re-imposing order on the streets of
Russia has warned it might ignore a major arms control pact after talks with NATO broke up without success. The 1990 Conventional Forces in Europe
Vietnamese victims of the chemical ‘Agent Orange’ have been gathering in Washington ahead of their latest attempt to sue its manufacturers. It was
The German Chancellor has been hosting the Polish President as part of a final round of diplomacy ahead of an EU summit on resolving the problem of
People in Bavaria have been cleaning up after parts of Germany were hit by freak storms. High winds ripped roofs off houses and toppled trees
In the face of defiance from Hamas, Salam Fayyad and his emergency cabinet will begin trying to impose their authority in the Palestinian territories
Palestinians have been seen trying to cross from Gaza into Israel via the Erez crossing. Israel says it opened up the border to some people for
As Fatah supporters in the West Bank demonstrate against Hamas’s violent takeover of the Gaza Strip, President Mahmoud Abbas of Fatah prepares to
Die Linke, The Left in English, is a union of the former East German communists and the smaller Election Alternative-Work and Social Justice Party
Police chiefs in Gaza are reported to have ordered their officers to stay at home and not cooperate with Hamas. People are slowly returning to the